Art Dealer Buys Storage Locker for $15,000, Finds Treasures

A New York City art dealer who bought the contents of a New Jersey storage locker filled with paintings for $15,000 says he got more than he bargained for.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City art dealer who bought the contents of a New Jersey storage locker filled with paintings for $15,000 says he got more than he bargained for. He found half a dozen paintings he believes were done by artist Willem de Kooning, whose works have sold for millions of dollars at auction. The New York Post  reports David Killen bought the contents of the Ho-Ho-Kus (hoh-HOH’-kuhs), New Jersey, locker…

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