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Dealer on Fairs: ‘We Have to Do Them… People Don’t Buy From Galleries Any More’

The Grand Palais during the Paris Photo art fair, earlier this month.

The Grand Palais during the Paris Photo art fair, earlier this month.

The Financial Times just posted its report from the Paris Photo art fair which includes a paragraph about the current proliferation of art fairs. It reads:

At a time when most gallery staff barely touch home base before they’re packing up for another fair, I asked one dealer if he grew tired of the international round. “We have to do them,” he said. “People don’t buy from galleries any more.”

Seems like a joke, but you never know. Maybe literally nobody buys from galleries anymore. Read more at the Financial Times.

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