Quotation Curation

“What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. And a sentimentalist, my dear Darlington, is a man who sees an absurd value in everything, and doesn’t know the market place of any single thing.” – Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan “The…

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Arts Council bans unpaid intern ads!

AWESOME NEWS ABOUT ARTS INTERNSHIPS! The Arts Council England has posted a public warning to employers recruiting unpaid interns via their jobs website http://www.artsjobs.org.uk. The announcement, featured prominently on the home page and every page, reads: Unpaid opportunities We recognise that there is great value in people having access to…

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Who will write poetry about the economy?

Allow me to introduce… Criminonymous: A criminologist and advocate of restorative justice, truth and reconciliation for the most harmful crimes and social conflicts (and everywhere else where it’s appropriate). This is an astute poet well versed in economics, crime and restorative justice. I re-publish his poetic call for action to direct…

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Art investors raise demand for insurance.

Wealthy art investors are purchasing more insurance to cover their collections. A Stonehage Group report this month showed a high performance of long-term returns on art assets relative to many other asset classes, and clients have significantly increased the level of insurance cover for their art collections over the last…

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Quotation Curation

“Even at [the art market’s] height, 1% of 1% of 1% of all artists made money. You can rail against the business practices of the art world, but even in flush times reputations are built on credibility, not on money or the market. The public is suspicious of the art…

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