Sotheby’s Withdraws Eighteen Works from Sale by Artists Pension Trust

April 20th, 2017

Eighteen lots from a sale of contemporary art at Sotheby’s this month have been withdrawn.  The works, sold by the Artist Pension Trust (APT), were contested by the artist’s respective galleries.  “We had conversations with some of the artists, and the closer the auction got, the more the artists and their galleries said that auction was not in their best interests,” says Al Brenner, CEO of MutualArt Group.  “Some of the galleries said they could get better prices.”Read more at The Telegraph