artnet news | Tim Schneider:

Starting this week, artnet News will bring you The Gray Market every Monday morning. The column decodes three important stories from the previous week—and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process.

This week, three cases of the industry treating an extreme as the new normal… Read more.

Image: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo by Timothy Neesam, via Flickr.