To Marry Off Our Daughter To The Nouveaux Riche

…it might have something to do with…the work pushing all kinds of interesting buttons about painting supposedly being the last refuge of authenticity in a synthetic world. Also, because New York is having a “head up its ass moment,” with nouveau riche collectors buying art that as January blog has noted reminds them of work by their kids, or the kids they never had…

http://www.digitalmediatree.com/tommoody/?34641

But art is always sold to the nouveaux riche, and it reflects their ego. Perhaps the best one can hope for is to ironise it…

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