Open Houses

Auctioneers are regulated but the business is not always transparent.

     SHHHH.  DON’T TELL ANYBODY…We first spied our prospective new client in a dark corner of a midtown restaurant.  “The name is Bond,” he lied.  “Seymour Bond.”  Seymour claimed to be a hosiery importer-though he looked more like an aging Navy SEAL-interested in trading in the contemporary art market, where he had dabbled for some time.  Our mission: to enlighten him on the often secret ins and outs of the auction room and other hidden crevices of the art world. Continue reading “Open Houses”