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Money Sullies Art: Good Value

When old rules founded on considerations of resale value and a return on investments get involved in decisions about buying contemporary art, the collector can get needlessly thrown off balance.

Money Sullies Art: Cashed-up and Collecting

A recent study reveals millennials are the most likely group to spend $1 million plus on an artwork. Is contemporary art the new Louis Vuitton?

Money Sullies Art: One less ear

Is the widely held view that art should never be produced with the market in mind a luxury of the privileged?

Money Sullies Art: Sovereignty Guaranteed

Is it possible for artists to undertake public or private commissions and keep their integrity intact?

Money Sullies Art: Gambler’s Logic

Jane O’Sullivan investigates the problem with prizes and how collectors can distinguish the meaningful wins from the blue ribbons in country halls.

Money Sullies Art: The Limits of Philanthropy

Philanthropy in the arts has always been about more than just money. Andrew Frost looks at where the influence of those who sign the cheques should be fettered.

Money Sullies Art: Your Career is Calling

What happens to the art when artists concern themselves with their career as well as their practice?