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Two Possibilities for the Sold-Out Cover Art from Bill Powers’ Book.

by Will Brand on March 6, 2012
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The Richard Prince-designed cover to Bill Powers’ new book went on sale at noon today as an edition of 100. Thirty minutes later, it had sold out. We’re suspicious.

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Forbes Magazine Article on e-Commerce Art Websites Mired in Conflict of Interest

by Paddy Johnson on August 16, 2011
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Why is the Chief Editorial Director of the online e-commerce site Art Collector’s Club writing about her own site in Forbes Magazine? Abigail R. Esman’s article surveying the field and introducing a new site called COMPANY clearly suffers from conflict of interest; she has a vested interest in the site and is not an objective source.

This isn’t exactly the gold standard of publishing Forbes should aspire to, and neither is the content of the article: it’s riddled with vague statements that read more like PR than they do reportage.

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