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An art sale is the practice of selling objects of art by auction.

Market structure

art capital

The USA overtook the EU as the world's largest art market [1] with a global share of 47 per cent by 2001. Ranking second, the UK's world market share hovers around 25 per cent. In 2004, the global fine art market turnover was estimated at almost $3 billion.(pdf)

In Continental Europe, France was the market leader while in Asia, Hong Kong continues its dominance.

The works of Pablo Picasso still remains the most coveted lot as of 2004.

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