CAN DEACCESSIONING STRENGTHEN THE MARKET?
by Charlie Finch
There is a sense, after two days of ambiguous sales, that Sotheby’s
have cunningly positioned this week’s Imp/Mod auctions as a kind of hors d’oeuvre for next week’s smash palace of contemporary-art records to come, centered around the very desirable Jasper Johns Flag
from novelist Michael Crichton’s estate.