A New Code of Conduct for Collectors Encourages Ethical Art Collecting – ARTnews.com

The art industry generates around $50 billion annually. A global enterprise that spans auctions, fairs, and galleries, it’s conducted worldwide through closed-door transactions, highly controlled limited access, speculative buying, and ill-tracked flipping. Despite the whole trade being predicated on an artist’s ability to produce new work, the artist is often the most vulnerable, underpaid player. … Read more