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  • Bidding for art with emotions
  • Bidding for art with emotions
    Kosta Boda ©

Bidding for art with emotions

The most expensive painting ever sold cost over $142 million in May 2014. The high prices of art often overshadow the artworks, while preventing most people from ever owning them. In July 2014, Swedish gallery Kosta Boda instead let people bid on works with their emotions.



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    With global brands like Google, Virgin and Unilever powering a new space race, businesses are taking customers to the final frontier by evoking a basic human emotion: 'awe'.

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