ART MARKET WATCH
by Stewart Waltzer
With art selling steadily, few professionals expected the evening sale of Impressionist and modern art at Christieís New York on May 6, 2008, to be anything other than more of the same. Estimates were very high and not all the 58 lots in the auction were of the best quality. However, the market had reached a level where anything goes, and in fact anything did.