ART FAIR REPORT
. . . And We’re Off!
CHRIS OFILI, Dead Monkey—Sex, Money and Drugs, 2000, acrylic, oil, polyester resin, pencil, glitter, map pins and elephant dung on linen, 182.9 x 304.8 cm. Displayed at David Zwirner’s booth at Art Basel Hong Kong 2015, it sold for USD 2 million, making it one of the leading sales of the fair.
Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London.
Starting in early March, art purveyors began enticing clients with goods that had them on grand tours across three continents. Journeying to New York and Hong Kong, then to Dubai…