THE 2006 REVUE
Dec. 27, 2006
Well, that’s it, another year has come to a close, and boy, what a year it was. As the art world becomes ever more global -- thanks in large part to the internet and websites like Artnet -- art prices are climbing to ever more astonishing heights. We are truly in the age of the art dealer. Even the Metropolitan Museum, that redoubt of traditional museum scholarship, thinks so, organizing "Abroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde," a show of pioneering modernist artworks that had passed through the hands of the pioneering modernist art dealer.