NYT Reports on Dispute Over Price Basquiat at Sotheby’s

May 5th, 2018

Collector Hubert Neumann is suing Sotheby’s over an allegedly “botched” sale of a Jean-Michel Basquiat, which the auction house has slotted a major sale in its upcoming auction.  “This is a case about a broken promise, a family disagreement, and an art masterpiece that, if this Court does not step in now to save it, will be lost to the people who love it, and to New York, forever,” a court filing reads.

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