A 2011 exhibition held at the China pavilion at the former site of the Shanghai World Expo showcases 48 paintings, prints and sculptures from Paris’ Musée Picasso. Photos: Shutterstock; Corbis; AFP

Chinese collectors' passion for Picasso skews global art market

Pablo Picasso has become the Louis Vuitton of the Chinese art world, as collectors pay sky rocketing sums for the 20th-century icon's louder, later works, writes Patrick Lecomte

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A 2011 exhibition held at the China pavilion at the former site of the Shanghai World Expo showcases 48 paintings, prints and sculptures from Paris’ Musée Picasso. Photos: Shutterstock; Corbis; AFP
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