Christie’s Preparing Sale Centered Around Theme of Failure This May in New York

March 26th, 2016

Bruce Nauman’s Henry Moore Bound to Fail, via NYTChristie’s is preparing for an evening sale this coming May featuring a series of unconventional and peculiar works that would normally not appear in a large-scale auction, with a piece by Bruce Nauman as the centerpiece, and a theme of failure as its unifying concept.  “It’s a season where there’s not going to be many estates or collections,” says organizer Loic Gouzer. “We’ve entered this different era — you can feel an undertone of schadenfreude that the market may be slowing down. I like pursuing the idea that this whole sale is bound to fail.”

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