Every Little Thing
Gonna Be Alright
While the art market looks less fertile now than in recent years, green shoots have appeared despite ongoing drought for many in the trade. Auction houses have been continuing to forage in the wild for consignments while pruning their own branches.
Speaking of low-hanging fruit, in Beijing, auction high-priests—from Eric Chang of Christie’s to Jonathan Crockett at Phillips—were all spotted circling the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) days before the announcement that one of China’s most important private museums was off-loading its space in the…