Subscribe to our RSS feed:

RSS Feed Button








Michelangelo Pistoletto
Muro
1967
$ 870,300
Sotheby's London
Oct. 13, 2011
   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  

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?

...more