How virtual auctions are driving record art sales amid the pandemic
CGTN Europe • 2m 50s
It's said the art market experiences a crisis every 10 years.
You might imagine the pandemic has been the most demanding crisis yet, as it grounds planes, closes art galleries and drains the wallets of millions of people around the world.
However, the European president of the esteemed auction house Christie's says sales are continuing to soar and sales are "breaking records weekly."
Dirk Boll told CGTN Europe that unlike in other financial crises, people have still been putting their hands in their pockets during the pandemic, and it's "left the money in the hands of private clients."
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