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From: Rob Dyke <robdyke {AT} gmail.com>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Collectors, artists and lawyers. Fear of litigation is
 hobbling the art market
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 19:31:58 +0000
To: nettime-l {AT} kein.org

Proof denies faith and without faith art is nothing.

With apologies to Douglas Adams.

On Nov 24, 2012 6:18 PM, "Brian Holmes" <bhcontinentaldrift {AT} gmail.com>
wrote:

> Fabulous article.
>
> The art market (now based on auctions and mega-fairs much more than
> galleries) is said to be the world's largest totally unregulated market.
> But I think narcotics have been conveniently left out of that calculation!


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----- Forwarded message from Keith Sanborn <mrzero {AT} panix.com> -----

From: Keith Sanborn <mrzero {AT} panix.com>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Collectors, artists and lawyers. Fear of litigation is hobbling the art market
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 20:46:33 -0500
To: nettime-l {AT} kein.org

Wonderful to out art dealers as thugs.

On Nov 24, 2012, at 11:53 AM, nettime-l {AT} kein.org wrote:

> http://www.economist.com/news/business/21567074-fear-litigation-hobb
> ling-art-market-collectors-artists-and-lawyers
>
> AT A Christie?s auction in New York this month, a painting known
> as Ocean Park #48 fetched $13.5m, a record for a work by Richard
> Diebenkorn, a Californian artist who died in 1993. The 1971 abstract
> painting had been certified as genuine by the Richard Diebenkorn
> Foundation in Berkeley. Less fortunate are the owners of more than
> 200 purported Diebenkorn paintings and drawings that the foundation
> declined to certify. Since an unauthenticated picture is not worth
> nearly as much, three owners got their lawyers to send threatening
> letters.
>

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