Harry teams up with the art consultant Simon Watson and spends a day in the West Chelsea art district looking for “emerging artists with potential star quality.” Their challenge was to find good art at an affordable price, in the 3 to 4 figure range.
Sticker Shock a Hazard, Even When the Artists Are Only Potential Stars
“Although my budget was so small as to be virtually indivisible, Simon had arranged visits to five galleries and two artists’ studios. I figured that gave me at least an outside chance to pick up a bargain in what he’d called the zoo, the West Chelsea district, bordered by 30th and 20th Streets and 10th Avenue and the Hudson River. With more than 300 galleries and countless studio spaces, it is one of the world’s most fertile cultural preserves.” Read full story at NY Times