The bizarre world of art auctions at sea

From onboard water parks, to rock climbing and bungee trampolines, today’s cruise ships offer no shortage of thrills and spills for paying passengers. But among the eclectic mix of activities available is one that appeals perhaps more to the head that the heart: the chance to buy a rare Picasso, or possibly an unmistakable Dali.

With a captive audience seeking a memorable experience – and willing to spend big to get it – cruise ships have proved popular places to hold art auctions that were once...

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