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An employee poses with a detail of artist Gerhard Richter's artwork "Wand (Wall)" at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

An employee poses with a detail of artist Gerhard Richter's artwork "Wand (Wall)" at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

An employee poses with a detail of artist Gerhard Richter's artwork "Wand (Wall)" at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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An employee poses with artist Gerhard Richter's artwork "Wand (Wall)" in between works by Andy Warhol "Mao" (L) and Alberto Rossi's "Rosso Plastica" (R) at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

An employee poses with artist Gerhard Richter's artwork "Wand (Wall)" in between works by Andy Warhol "Mao" (L) and Alberto Rossi's "Rosso Plastica" (R) at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

An employee poses with artist Gerhard Richter's artwork "Wand (Wall)" in between works by Andy Warhol "Mao" (L) and Alberto Rossi's "Rosso Plastica" (R) at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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