Monday, February 23, 2009

A Good Start to the Laurent Auction

The hammer has just stopped pounding on the first day of the Saint Laurent auction in Paris and the news is better than expected. WSJ:By KELLY CROW and MAX COLCHESTER

"Not everything valuable plunges. Despite the grim economic environment, the art market let out a collective sigh of relief as Christie's in Paris successfully auctioned €206 million ($266.7 million) of Impressionist and modern artworks collected by the late designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, Pierre Berge." Full story here, Wall Street. Journal

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