New Frontiers

Sure, they’re cutting-edge. But the latest technologies in contemporary art can also be double-edged.

Hell. That’s what it was like negotiating with an unusually difficult artist for the purchase of Heaven, a multimedia installation composed of cloud-patterned wallpaper, blue fluorescent bulbs, streaming Internet and video. Our client Lili, a collector who had no interest in anything created more than a week ago, wanted the piece installed in her home and agreed to a purchase price of $100,000.
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