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Inflating art – no, not Koons’ balloon animals

David Brancaccio Nov 21, 2014
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The Marketplace Inflation Calculator

Inflating art – no, not Koons’ balloon animals

David Brancaccio Nov 21, 2014
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In honor of Marketplace’s 25th anniversary, we’re looking at some of the surprising ways prices have changed over the last quarter century.

Today, we’re looking at art. Specifically, the prices of art considered so fine it’s worth millions. 

Blake Gopnik is critic-at-large for Artnet News, and a contributor to the New York Times. He joined us to talk about thinking of art as an investment, and how some works have seen their value jump by 700 percent in 25 years.

Click the media player above to hear Blake Gopnik in conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.

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