1405_freud_a.jpgThis Christie’s auction makes Banksy’s $210,000 sale price at Bonhams NY look like child’s play.

“There was no rest for the wicked last night at Christie’s as the market for Contemporary art proved just as strong as ever. The $348.2 million sale was packed with buyers, dealers, and numerous well-dressed women there to watch the action.”

Wait. Was that just a coy way of saying that auction-attending women are gold diggers? |NYSun|
Lucian Freud, “Benefits Supervisor Sleeping,” 1995. Sold for $36.4 million.