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When artists take on the art market

Apollo Magazine | Stephanie Dieckvoss

In recent years, many artists have become disgruntled about the perceived excesses of the contemporary art market. Have their efforts to control inflated prices had any effect, or merely flagged up how powerless they are to influence the market?

Ever since a primary art market developed in 19th-century Europe, artists have interacted with it in different ways. Some have embraced the market and succeeded in navigating it, some have ignored it (or been ignored by it), and others have actively fought against it…read more

Image | Rob Chavasse: Marsh Lane Diversion at Frieze London in 2016

 

 

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