A $450 million Leonardo and a $69 million NFT (a non-fungible-token, which is a unique digital code). What determines these astronomical prices? Are NFTs art? Why does art-as-investment far exceed the stock market gains and most other speculations? Why do much of what is collected end up in duty-free storage facilities? A colorful exploration of the key events and factors that created an unprecedented art world, and how this new reality affects artists and the public alike, through key artworks, collectors, auctions, galleries, and museums.
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