Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Warning to collectors

“The [art world] system is making people offers they can’t refuse when it should be making them offers they can’t understand.”
David Hammons – artist

“You just make things and you sell them, you make things and you sell them.”
Damien Hirst – artist

“After you have a fourth home and a G5 jet, what else is there?”
Amy Cappallazzo – Christie’s on rich people buying art

“Will young artists having 30-month careers be able to also have 30-year careers, or are we simply eating our young?”
Jerry Saltz – New York magazine

These comments and more in Jerry Saltz article Has money ruined art? in New York Magazine. You can read the article here.

Image: David Hammons Too obvious (shells and porcelain) 1996