“Art Auction ’21 opens April 9, and my stomach has been reminding me about it for weeks. The gut-churning anxiety occurs every other year when the Palm Springs Art Museum goes live with its fundraising auction.
Last time, it offered works by two artists with international renown who work in and around the desert: John Divola’s photograph of a jackrabbit homestead cabin in Wonder Valley and Jim Isermann’s colored pencil study for one of his colorful new op-art paintings. I bid on both pieces, entering the highest amount I would pay and hoping that somehow one of them would hammer in my favor…”

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