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Lyonel Feininger
Die werbung, the proposal
Bought In
Christieís New York
Nov. 6, 2007
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by Stewart Waltzer

Two Russian oligarchs are sitting in a café. "Nice shirt," says the first. "I bought it at that new boutique for $4,000," says the second. "Oh, Sergei," says the first, "youíre an idiot, I bought the same one and I paid $8,000." A joke? No, a parable about art auctions.


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