Art Dealer's Diary
FAIR FATIGUE AT ART COLOGNE 2012
by Kenny Schachter
In 2008 I wrote an obituary
for the Cologne Art Fair
, and guess what? It’s still dead. Call it fair overload. Markets are driven by a degree of psychology: when stocks go down, the good, bad and ugly all get dragged down, too. It’s like when you play tennis with someone awful. Sometimes you find yourself mimicking your opponent and playing awfully as well.