tagged: money

Art Review's 2014 Power 100: Money Is Power (Still)

by ArtSlant Team
As Camus incisively observed, it is our lot as human beings to try (and fail) to give meaning to life's invisible forces. Thrust out into the real world, after you finish your education ( and unless you're in the army) there's no way to know just how important you are. Yes, you're the Director of the Tate—but how to validate the magnitude of your success? As Three 6 Mafia would say "We eat so many shrimp"—but sometimes, we get iodine poisoning. The Power 100 is a shining example of this... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 10/23/14

Art Basel: the Burning Ring of Fire

by Daniel Rolnik
Whenever I think about art fairs, the first thing that comes to mind is money. Like how Art Basel can cost a gallery well over $10,000 for a small booth, which means they have to sell at least $20,000 worth of art (based upon a 50/50 split with each artist) just to cover their upfront cost. Still leaving the ungodly debt of crating, shipping, handling, installing, flying, eating, driving, drugging, and stain removals to be paid for. Most of the people who attend won’t buy anything besides an... [more]
Posted by Daniel Rolnik on 6/13/13
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