June 13, 2003
  Breaking Into The Art Market
(Excerpt)

Read the bible of art Web sites: www.artnet.

 
 
 
May 23, 2003
  The Artful Dealer
By Phoebe Hoban (Excerpt)

At the center stood Gagosian, exchanging air kisses and handshakes. Easily identifiable by his trademark helmet of silver hair, he was, as usual, impeccably armored in a designer suit. He warmly greeted a procession of collectors and socialites, then pumped the hand of the ubiquitous art-world wag Charlie Finch, who had just posted a news item on artnet about the titillating scandal hovering over Gagosian’s art empire—the U.S. government’s lawsuit against the dealer and three others for a whopping $26.5 million in taxes, interest, and penalties on art allegedly purchased through a shell corporation in 1990.

 
 

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