Is a work of art sufficient of itself? Well, not exactly. The frame plays a decisive part in presentation.
The Dusseldorf-based Conzen family has been making all kinds of picture frames for 150 years and has a turnover of some 7.3 million euros each year. A Conzen frame can cost up to 11,000 euros and customers include galleries, artists, art schools and businesses. But will turnover survive the economic downturn? Report by Ute Schneider.