Here’s a number – 2,000. That’s how many donors we need this fall to stay on track. Can we count on you?
Art critic Blake Gopnik comments on the record-setting auction, as well as his own interactions with the late Microsoft co-founder.
The items at the auction include everything from David Rockefeller’s gold cuff links to Picasso paintings that were once owned by writer Gertrude Stein.
The art world, "where insider trading ... is completely legal and actually frequently practiced."
Last night, a Francis Bacon triptych sold for $142.4 million. Tonight, an Andy Warhol painting may top it. And one art critic says that may actually make it better as art.
And this final note: When you see a wire story with the headline "Darth Vader Update" -- well you gotta check THAT one, right? Turns out evil...