Yves Saint Laurent's Art Auction
Cabinet of Curiosities
A gold and red lacquered wooden Buddha in the dhyanasana position, from the Ming dynasty, presides in a room covered by display cases made by the interior designer Jacques Grange. Pierre Berge has put 733 items up for auction, including works by Gaugin, Picasso, Klimt, Degas and Cezanne. According to François de Ricqles, Christie's France Vice-President, "No art-lover anywhere in the world can remain unmoved by this auction."