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Art fairs for the uber-rich are paying off for everyone - finally

The elaborate booths showcasing the best works are good news for art-lovers, who pay for the privilege to see what a select few can buy

A visitor with artist Tomas Saraceno's artwork NGC 5892 at the 2014 Frieze Art Fair in London. Frieze, which runs this week, attracts hundreds of thousands of non-ultra-rich visitors besides the usual well-heeled art lovers.

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LONDON'S Frieze Art Fair is, by definition, for the very rich. Dealers often pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to install millions of dollars of art for five days so an international coterie of collectors can walk through the tents in Regent's Park to buy paintings, sculptures...

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