THE ART NEWSPAPER | Dan Duray:
The US is bracing itself for the political fallout from its presidential election tomorrow, but the art world may already be feeling its economic effects. Along with the plummeting value of the British pound following the country’s Brexit decision, financial uncertainties have spurred auction houses to take precautionary measures for their flagship autumn sales in New York.
Although they are prohibited from collaborating on dates, Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips have all scheduled their major auctions to begin safely after the 8 November vote, pushing Impressionist and Modern art into the third week of the month… Read more
Image: Donald Trump at a rally in January 2016. Photo: Gage Skidmore