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An interesting take on the state of play in the Art world/biz/industrial complex

By a NYT art critic who is frankly part of the problem…

Money — the grotesque amounts spent, the inequitable distribution — has dominated talk about art in the 21st century so far. It’s a basic fact of art history. Emperors, popes and robber barons set the model for the billionaire buyers of today. Of course, it is today that matters to the thousands of artists who live and work in this punitively expensive city, where the art industry is often confused with the art world.

Lost in the Gallery-Industrial Complex>>>

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