FRIEZE WEEK CONTEMPORARY AUCTIONS
by Emily Nathan
Thanks to Occupy Wall Street
, people everywhere are turning against the super-rich in a dramatic demonstration of public conscience. The last thing the art world needs, then, is headlines tying it to the oligarchic 1% (whose gut feeling for symbols of sophistication, i.e. artworks, fuels our vigorous art economy). So what the hell is up with Sotheby's
idiotic lock-out of its art handlers union, now entering its third month?