Mark Kostabi and Veronica De Blasi on stage during one of Galleria Spagnoli’s “Settimana dell’Arte” on the island of Sardinia
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SELLING ART IN HARD TIMES
by Mark Kostabi



“Anyone who can sell a painting today deserves a gold medal.” Those were the words I heard this morning from Giuseppe Orler, my biggest client, a dealer based near Venice. With his brothers, Giuseppe owns four galleries and ordinarily sells vast quantities of art via television infomercials with call-in numbers.

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