Posts Tagged ‘Sotheby’s’

The Economy’s Hurting, Storms are Raging, Contemporary Art is Doing Better Than Ever?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Museums

Photo Courtesy of Fotopedia By Alissa Fleck The New York Times recently published an article asking “What Is Going on With Contemporary Art?” The newspaper reported last week Christie’s auction house “sold 67 works… for $412.2 million, the highest total ever achieved in the [contemporary art] field.” The priciest piece was Andy Warhol’s 1962 “Statue of Liberty” for $43.76 [&hellip
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Bash Compactor: Ticked-Off Teamsters vs. Sotheby’s Socialites

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by Evan Mulvihill   “What’s disgusting? Union busting!” screamed the protesting Teamsters outside of Sotheby’s Yorkville digs this past Monday. While they recently lured younger Occupy Wall Streeters to their cause in a robust protest outside of Broadway’s “The Mountaintop,” the Teamsters’ numbers tonight were thin, although the 10 union members present were certainly leveraging their whistles, megaphones, and [&hellip
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