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Art not only for "1 percent", says Christie's chief

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Christie's auction house CEO Steven Murphy is interviewed at his office in central London January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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