AuxFaux: The Seamy Side of the Decorative Arts Biz

Goldberg, Nicole
January 2002
Art Papers Magazine;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p9
The author reflects on art marketing. He notes that companies that primarily sell directly the artworks to trade, fail to check whether the few legitimate galleries who carry their artists are in on the scam, such as personality fraud. Also, he notes that archival methods have been neglected by such companies, which he claims almost disturbing to university-trained artists. He suggests that art consultants must double-check artists' biographies to determine originality.


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