Cha-ching – art market matters

From David Walsh taking a gamble to a secondary market that charges no commission, we take a look at movements in the market this week.
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THINGS THAT ROCKED THE LOCAL MARKET

Artplode explodes the secondary market

Always thought commission got in the way of buying art? Well no more. Dealer Maureen McCarthy has launched the online platform Artplode, offering secondary market works with no commission.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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