Art Market Watch
IN NEW YORK
by Jessica Mizrachi
The Old Master auctions held at Christie’s
and Sotheby’s New York
are the art world’s best-kept secret. Or not so secret, as this year’s previews lured everyone from television star Anderson Cooper
to painter Philip Taaffe
(with his young son in tow). Everyone who’s anyone, it seems, needs at least one Old Master on the walls.