The Market: The Artists Speak

Now that New York City has become the art-market place of the world, it would seem time to draw up some rules and regulations. At least, so thinks State Attorney General Louis J. Lefkowitz. To find out how to protect the public from art forgeries and fakes, he decided to call in the artists themselves for suggestions. Upshot of the hearing: the artists need protection, or so they seemed to say.

Sculptor Jason Seley said that the market was flooded with fakes: "Some sculptures are simply taken off a Victorian lamp base." But he was...

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