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.
Then there’s this Heritage Auctions mongrel.
Shift to the Sunday Styles section and Christie’s pops up.
Then Phillips goes Dutch treat.
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.