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An Investors’ Guide to the Art Market from the NYT

The picture is bleak for art bought recently, says the New York Times. At the four auctions that Christie’s and Sotheby’s held in New York this spring, the return on 32 paintings that had been held for less than four years was a negative 16.8 percent. By contrast, the average return for 55 paintings that had been held for more
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News: Sobey Art Prize 2009 Shortlist Announced

Well, it’s down to five. Who will win the $70,000 Sobey Art Prize this year? After last years win by Vancouver superstar Tim Lee (stolen, we think, from Winnipeg’s excellent Daniel Barrow) and won the year before by Montrealer Michel de Broin (who we interviewed HERE and whose pedal powered Buick we covered HERE), this year it’s down to this
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