These collections are bang on the money

Accidents of history have spurred on some of these remarkable collections being auctioned by Strauss & Co

29 March 2021 - 20:33 By Chris Thurman

When I call Matthew Partridge, he is standing at the side of the road waiting for a Stuttaford Van Lines truck.

Partridge is a contemporary art specialist with auctioneers Strauss & Co, a role that allows him to apply his expertise to an astonishing array of artworks; it also has a less glamorous side, which involves packing and unpacking boxes, managing deliveries and collections, and explaining the finer points of catalogue auctions and online sales to ignoramus arts writers...

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