Auction House Bakeoff in NYT!

It’s art auction season in the Big Town, and the Big Houses are having a swell donnybrook in the ad pages of the New York Times.

What follows is a representative sample from Sunday’s Grey Lady.

Start with Southeby’s.


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Then there’s this Heritage Auctions mongrel.


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Shift to the Sunday Styles section and Christie’s pops up.


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Then Phillips goes Dutch treat.


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Really, it’s all too millionlicious.

Pop quiz: When is $101 million for an Alberto Giacometti sculpture a disappointment? When the New York Times says it is.

Regardless, art collectors, start your wallets.

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1 Response to Auction House Bakeoff in NYT!

  1. We need something for the spare bedroom.

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