Sony Prepping Show Based on Auction Houses

November 2nd, 2015

A new drama produced by Sony Television for its Crackle streaming-unit will focus on the competitive nature of the contemporary auction house. the New York Times reports.  The Art of More premieres on November 19th, and will star Dennis Quaid, Kate Bosworth and Cary Elwes.  “Because of these high prices, it’s seen as a very glamorous place — the drama of auctions, the high spectacle of it,” says Christie’s Brett Gorvy. “We’ve got $100 million paintings, celebrities in the auction room — a DiCaprio — a cattle call of names, the sense that the art market is a very sexy place, a lot of conniving and innuendo that might be part of this. I’m not surprised it makes for a TV program.”

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