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Thursday Links!

by Paddy Johnson on October 27, 2011

  • ArtForum’s Ben Carlson gets it from Greg Allen, who mysteriously believes that reviews should discuss the work, not auction prices. Jacob Kassay at L&M Arts doesn’t get much of a review. [Greg.org]
  • Ai Weiwei re-imagines his time in custody as a fashion shoot for W Magazine. The magazine describes he documentary-style pictures he took of the 1988 riots in Tompkins Square Park as a touchstone. [W Magazine]
  • Charlie Finch suggests a few places to Occupy: Trump is a good one. So is Marina Abramovic. [artnet]
  • “All of our grievances are connected”: A visualization of the crap the Occupy Wall Street folk don’t like Loren Munk style. [Hyperallergic]
  • The term “micro-celebrity” came out a livejournal entry on camgirls. [Rhizome]
  • Reminder: The Chocolate Fair runs November 10-13 in NYC. Eat. [The Chocolate Show]
  • Ben Davis compares Occupy Wall Street to the Art Workers’ Coalition in an essay about why he supports Occupy Museums. [ArtInfo]
  • In overdue corrections: A while back I wrote that Tom Moody was complaining about how rants were disappearing on blogs and comment sections. Not so. Tom Moody says he was lamenting the disappearance of ranting in the blogosphere because of the comment sections of blogs. In his words, “In a post you can be a fiery orator but then in the comments you are supposed to make nice and listen to what people are saying.” Facebook likes etc are making people be nicer.  [Tom Moody]
  • Rafaël Rozendaal has a seven day show up at With Project Space worth checking out. Open through Oct. 30. [RR]
  • Word to the wise: Uniqlo’s 10 dollar pants are not available at their SoHo location. That intrepid reporting courtesy of yours truly. [Art Fag City original story]
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Market Analyst Sergey Skaterschikov, on “Investment-Quality” Art and Whether We’re All Going to be Poor.

by Whitney Kimball on August 22, 2011
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The past few weeks, we've seen the stock market skyrocket and plummet, with little sign of settling down. Recently, I asked art market analyst Sergey Skaterschikov what this and general economic instability mean for the art world. Apparently, it’s great for auction houses and artists who knew Warhol, bad for emerging artists and their dealers.

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