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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. Image: akademika.no 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
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