Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Advice to collectors

Looking for a way to suggest that your fire sale of art to keep your nose above water is just part of life’s rich tapestry or trying to keep on selling without losing your place on the dealers I-will-sell-to list? You could do worse than try out this excellent piece of positioning via Jerry Hall. The ex-Warhol groupie is selling up some of her collection (Freud and Warhol) in Sotheby’s 10 October sale so she can get on with “simplifying her life.” That's as in, “Why are you selling your Hammonds, Cottons and Hoteres?” “Oh, I’m just simplifying my life.”
Image: Jerry Hall with Andy Warhol back in the day, pre-simplicity.