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The Auctioneer: Adventures in the Art Trade


Extreame Savings Item! Save 41% on the The Auctioneer: Adventures in the Art Trade by HighBridge Audio at Spring Brook Audio. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even


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Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even more secretive business, whose staggering prices, famous collectors, and high crimes are front page news almost every day. The former Chairman of Sotheby's Europe, the former owner of Sotheby's rival Phillips de Pury, and currently a London-based dealer and advisor to great collectors around the world, Simon has one of the highest profiles of any non-artist in the art world. Even though he has an ancient title and the aura of an elegant Swiss banker, Simon is famous as an iconoclast and is known as "The Mick Jagger of Auctions" for his showmanship and exuberance. His whole life in art has been devoted to bringing art to the public and to the juxtaposition of high and low. Movie stars, musicians, and athletes compete with hedge funders and billionaires for the great art, and Simon is their pied piper; he wants to turn the world to art and this book will be his message.

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Manufacturer:HighBridge Audio
Publisher:HighBridge Audio
Studio:HighBridge Audio
EAN:9781681681344
Item Size:1.1 x 5.3 x 5.3 inches
Package Weight:0.4 pounds
Package Size:5.5 x 1 x 1 inches

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