There are few industries as heart-wrenching as the fine art business. It's a six-car pileup at the intersection of art and commerce and the amount of opinion and hyperbole that is somehow labeled as...
"It is an art form to hate New York City properly. So far I have
always been a featherweight debunker of New York; it takes too much energy and
endurance to record the infinite number of ways the city offends me. Were I to
list them all, I would fill up a book the size of the Manhattan yellow pages, and
that would merely be the prologue."