The Yves Saint Laurent–Pierre Bergé Sale

 Auction of the Century: The Yves Saint Laurent - Pierre Berge Sale

The three-day event at the Grand Palais in Paris has broken multiple records
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Dramatic Sale
The extraordinary prices being paid at the auction prove that despite the worldwide economic crisis, the super-rich still have plenty of cash on hand, and rare art and artifacts look like a safer place to keep it than shaky banks and a sinking stock market.

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