Comments on: Adventures in art-market commodification, enhanced hammer edition http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/01/17/adventures-in-art-market-commodification-enhanced-hammer-edition/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: MonteWoolley http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/01/17/adventures-in-art-market-commodification-enhanced-hammer-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-49093 Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:22:20 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=23027#comment-49093 Felix, this isn’t the stock market, where institutional investors drive up prices and it’s the little guy left holding the bag. When the stock craters. This is a LUX market for rich guys — the money actually flows from the top down. You and CVF are worried about the Steve Cohens of the world … and that’s ludicrous.

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By: Eericsonjr http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/01/17/adventures-in-art-market-commodification-enhanced-hammer-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-49092 Mon, 20 Jan 2014 21:51:59 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=23027#comment-49092 It’s not significantly like the antiques market. Remember the mania for weathervanes?

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By: roofers1 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/01/17/adventures-in-art-market-commodification-enhanced-hammer-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-49091 Mon, 20 Jan 2014 01:58:11 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=23027#comment-49091 Who cares? The price paid (including commission) is correct. The only reason to care about who gets what part of the price paid is if you’re thinking about investing in the auction house. Don’t think about that.

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By: TFF http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/01/17/adventures-in-art-market-commodification-enhanced-hammer-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-49087 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:19:21 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=23027#comment-49087 Art collecting is about money and ego, two elements that are in far greater supply than beauty.

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By: KenG_CA http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/01/17/adventures-in-art-market-commodification-enhanced-hammer-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-49086 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:01:40 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=23027#comment-49086 The art market sounds like bitcoin for billionaires.

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