Two days ago, Brett Gorvy told Bloomberg he'd sold a Basquiat boxer from Christie's private selling exhibition in Hong Kong several weeks ago to an American buyer who saw the work on his Instagram feed and leapt at the opportunity to pay $24m sight unseen.
The story has provoked a number of skeptical market professionals to try to piece together what they know of the sale. Before we get to that reconstruction below for AMMpro subscribers (the first month is free), Gorvy has taken to Instagram this morning to discuss his personal role in the Basquiat market:
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