The Annointed

A new study of the art world finds it parochial; KAWS-mania gets started a little early; Hauser + Wirth makes some sales in Shanghai.

Does the Art World Protect Its Own?

The Wall Street Journal ran an article today on a study that purports to reveal bias in the art market. Using data from Magnus Resch, who has a fixation on democratizing the art market, Albert-László Barabási, a data scientist, and Samuel Fraiberger wrote a book on “the universal laws of success.” The art market seems …

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