Falling into the Cesspool: The Ethics of Art Dealing 

 Reena Spaulings, The Dealers , 2007 Postcards, postcard rack Courtesy of Campoli Presti

“Artist-and-estate poaching amongst gallerists is the art world’s equivalent of a contact sport. And as prices continue to escalate (and have they indeed!), the behaviour – like that associated with drug dealing (and taking) – continues on its downward spiral.”


– This text appears in Spike #60. You can buy it in our online shop –