Latin American art draws in millions at auction

David Brancaccio May 30, 2013
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Latin American art draws in millions at auction

David Brancaccio May 30, 2013
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Latin American art has been selling briskly at Sotheby’s and Christie’s auctions this month. The auctions cover over 20 Latin American contries and 500 years of art.

Univision reporter Mariana Atencio joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss what’s drawing all the attention — and money.


Got a million dollars lying around and interested in getting in on the action? Check out the following artists, who Atencio says have been selling big.

Fernando Botero (Colombia)

 

Alexander Calder (United States)

 

Carlos Cruz Diez (Venezuela)

 

Jesús Rafael Soto (Venezuela)

 

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