“I have zero issue with parting with something,” he said. “Everything that I own is for sale – other than my wife and kids.”
That’s what Aby Rosen told Robin Pogrebin when she asked about the art he’s been selling—art from his own collection—alongside his condos in the building on Park Ave. and 61st street in Manhattan.
It’s a new approach to luxury real estate sales: Buy an apartment for $2.3 million to $10 million and take home a major piece of art while you’re at it – say, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s collage “Hoax” (1983) or George Condo’s “Girl With Night Gown” (2007) – prices upon request. […] “It’s by-the-way art,” he said. “It’s O.K. to put a plant in front of a piece of art.”
Finally, a Place to Buy a Condo and a Basquiat (NYTimes.com)