Does Qatar’s $300 Million Paul Gauguin Acquisition Hide A Dark Secret?

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Paul GauguinQatar has been an art-collecting powerhouse for some years now, but as of yesterday the oil-rich country is reportedly responsible for the two most expensive art sales of all time. With the new record price, thought to be close to $300 million, shelled out for Paul Gauguin’s oil painting Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) (1892), artnet News is taking a closer look at the country’s art-buying habits, and they don’t exactly add up.

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