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Review: In a clear-eyed way, 'The Price of Everything' shows how the art world's financial sausage is made

If you are looking for 30 seconds of cinema that encapsulate the ways in which art can be distorted by the fire hose of money, then look no further than "The Price of Everything," a new documentary from director Nathaniel Kahn.

In one scene late in the movie, he places a laptop before Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Los Angeles artist

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