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hunters and collectors: carry that weight

For seemingly forever, sociologists, psychologists, and amateur pundits of all persuasions¬† have tried to comprehend why people collect; from the Collyer brothers to Eli Broad, it appears a pointless yet universal pursuit at least on the logical surface irrational waters … Continue reading

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everything must go: but deep pockets not enough

The intricate relationship between art and commerce.This past Wednesday, Christies auction house in New York sold an astounding $300 million of art……Does it really matter if its good or worth it? Is it art or a commodity?…. The sales figures … Continue reading

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