The Easel

What Sold at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Following Art Basel Miami dealers are finding new ways to say “softer market”. Anxieties about Brexit and Trump made it, according to one critic, “more sedate than the running-of-the-bulls ambience of recent years.” Another commented recently: “[I]f a gentleman is wearing a sharp Saville Row suit, but he hasn’t showered in two months … it looks good but sort of smells funny”.