Cult of Personality Article – from Art Info

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‘Cult of Personality’ by Linda Yablonsky
Published in Art Info, Nov. 1, 2008

“The art world thrives on charisma. Here’s a look at a few of the artists and dealers who have made their mark by putting themselves front and center.”

This article is an interesting look at the ‘chicken or the egg’ paradigm of art sales. Which sells the work? Good quality work or an artist with a ‘name’? A dealer with a rigorous education and a friendly attitude, or a cold and unavailable taste of exclusivity? Read it and let me know what you think.

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