Art Sales: The business of art

The Telegraph | Colin Gleadell:

he new season cranked into gear in London last week with the Art Business Conference – a day of panel discussions, not about art, but the business of art, organised by Louise Hamlin, formerly of The Art Newspaper. This is the underbelly of the art world where for every dealer or auctioneer there was also a money lender, insurer, lawyer, art adviser or accountant – a reminder of just how many professions are involved in the market. There was little talk of art per se, or even market trends; this was a much more nuts-and-bolts affair… Read more

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