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The art market – selling the soul

American painter Christopher Wool (b. 1955) has been described by the New Yorker as “perhaps the most important painter of his generation”. Christie’s are in less <frameset rows="100%"> doubt, describing him as “one of the last century’s most influential <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> artists”. Even by the risible standards of bullshit spouted link by auction houses and art dealers