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CBS Evening News for Friday, May 18, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(New York: David Culhane) High price of art examined; details given of purchase by Japanese businessman Ryoei Saito of two paintings for over 160 million dollars; scenes shown from Sotheby's auction of Vincent Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" and Renoir's "At the Moulin de la Galette" [Three PEOPLE - comment on prices.] [Art dealer Richard FEIGEN - says Renoir is not a great artist.] Inability of museums to meet rising prices cited. [National Gallery of Art J. Carter BROWN - says American people are the losers.] [Sotheby's David NASH - refers to sale prices.]

Culhane, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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