Private sales at Sotheby's

August 13 2014

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There's a curious snafu over at Sotheby's New York, where, in response to some shrewd digging around by the journalist Philip Boroff, a senior executive has got shirty with ArtNet, apparently threatening them with 'minimal cooperation' 'going forward'. Boroff had discovered that Sotheby's much-vaunted private sales figures were far less rosy than had been presented

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