Monday, December 05, 2011

On the other hand…

"...the success of the uber art dealers is based upon the mystical power that art now holds over the super-rich. The new collectors, some of whom have become billionaires many times over through their business nous, are reduced to jibbering gratitude by their art dealer or art adviser, who can help them appear refined, tasteful and hip, surrounded by their achingly cool masterpieces."
UK art collector Charles Saatchi has a go in the Guardian

“Miami likes a faster read”
Art dealer Casey Kaplan on the Miami Art Fair crowd