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Spiders sell well at Frieze London

Tomás Saraceno is "well-known in the circle of arachnologists"

by Julia Michalska  |  7 October 2016
Spiders sell well at Frieze London
Tomás Saraceno has one of the world’s biggest collections of webs. Courtesy the artist and Esther Schipper, Berlin. Photo: Andrea Rossetti
The thought of spiders makes most people’s skin crawl, but not at Frieze London, where three spider-web works by Tomás Saraceno sold at Esther Schipper’s stand for between €34,000 and €45,000. The Berlin-based artist has one of the world’s biggest collections of spider webs and is “well-known in the circle of arachnologists”, according to a spokesman for the gallery.

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