Art: The Market (Germany)

The German market for art and antiques stands at more than $60 million a year, three times what it was before the war. Prices have doubled in the past two years. These startling statistics were underlined last week by the breakneck rush of business at the fourth annual Art and Antiques Fair at Munich's Haus der Kunst, which 'was for many years a U.S. officers' club. 0f Gothic figures and paintings, one in four was imported from the U.S. It was a far cry from the days just after World War II, when starving German families were trading heirlooms for...

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