Luxury auctioneer Christie’s recently announced a record-breaking sale that netted $495 million for a collection of contemporary art from the likes of Jackson Pollack and Jen-Michel Basquiat, and everyone was too dazzled by the big bucks to ask one obvious question – how do you display something like that?
The answer: very (bleeping) carefully.
Seriously, though, let’s imagine for a moment that it was you who just dropped $58.3 million on Pollack’s “No. 19, 1948” and you actually want to hang it up. You’re an art appreciator, not a profiteer! So, what’s the first step?
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