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VoCA Recommends…The $12 Million Stuffed Shark

Toronto writer Don Thompson’s book The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art subjects today’s global art world to an economic analysis.


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Thompson, an economist and professor of business who regularly lectures on art, attempts to de-mystify the value of contemporary art – why such exorbitant prices (nearing $150 million) are paid for works which are, ostensibly, nothing more than paint on canvas, dead animals, unmade beds and other flights of artistic fancy…

Click on the thumbnail to read my review in Quill & Quire:

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Buy the book – in our opinion a must-read – right HERE.

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