New York City is the capital of the art world. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry where a single painting can fetch more than a hundred million dollars. Larry Salander runs one of the most prestigious galleries in town. Salander’s art gallery is palatial and impressive. His clients are hedge fund billionaires and celebrities including Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen and John McEnroe. Salander appears to be a first-class art dealer. Investors and clients become suspicious. Collectors sue the dealer for missing artwork and money. Is Salander selling their paintings without their knowledge and pocketing tens of millions of dollars? Judd Tully gives his detailed account of the demise of Salander O’Reilly gallery.
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