The Easel

Shady Canadians – Why art and journalism don’t mix

Complicated markets like the art market are called ‘imperfect’ – a bland descriptor that belies the at-times intricate business of selling paintings. As middlemen get involved so, sometimes, do scoundrels. When the cast of characters includes celebrity journalists and the super-rich, the fallout is spectacular. The ethical issues sound all-too-familiar. Image – Wikipedia