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Though the 2008 recession sparked widespread belief that the stock market was corrupt. Is the art market any better? Practices like chandelier bidding, price inflation and secret sourcing of art pieces call into question the legitimacy of art sales and values. But art market defenders posit that art, unlike other commodities, is valued based on appreciation and, because no two works of art are identical, cannot be regulated using traditional measures.

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Richard Feigen

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Richard Feigen
  • Founder of Richard L. Feigen & Co. art dealers, Art Collector and Author
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Lisa Zeitz January 28, 2006

Saturday, January 28, 2006
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Monday, November 12, 2007
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Michael Hue-Williams

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Michael Hue-Williams
  • Owner and CEO of Albion Gallery
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Adam Lindemann

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Adam Lindemann
  • Investor, Entrepreneur, Art Collector and Author
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Wednesday, January 18, 2006
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Elliott Arkin October 18, 2006

Wednesday, October 18, 2006
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Amy Cappellazzo

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Amy Cappellazzo
  • International Co-Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art and Deputy Chairman at Christie's
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Wednesday, December 31, 1969
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Chuck Close

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Chuck Close
  • Artist
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Interview by Robert Ayers March 7, 2006

Tuesday, March 7, 2006
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Jerry Saltz

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Jerry Saltz
  • Senior Art Critic for New York magazine
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Friday, October 24, 2008
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Jerry Saltz October 7, 2007

Sunday, October 7, 2007
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Jerry Saltz May 24, 2005

Tuesday, May 24, 2005
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Jerry Saltz January 16, 2007

Tuesday, January 16, 2007
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Art Market

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Donald Kuspit

Art Bubble

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Thursday, November 20, 2008
Ben Lewis
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Marc Spiegler

Investment

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Godfrey Barker
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Claire Obusan

Regulation

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Subscription required Bob Sherwood
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Subscription required John Dizard

Auctions

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Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Daniel Grant
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Lee Rosenbaum
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Alexandra Peers
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Christopher Mason

Sotheby's/Christie's

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Alexandra Peers
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Christopher Mason

Dealers

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Richard Woods
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Christopher Maso

Museums

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Laura Cumming
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Richard B. Woodward
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Lee Rosenbaum
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Michael Kimmelman
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Christopher Knight

Antiquities

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Hugh Eakin
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Lee Rosenbaum

Scandals of Note

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Alan Feuer
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Louise Jury
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Peter Watson
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Anthony Haden-Guest