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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

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Why would a very smart New York investment banker pay twelve million dollars for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock's drip painting No.5 1948 sell for $140 million? And why does a leather jacket with silver chain attached, tossed in a corner and titled 'No One Ever Leaves', bring $690,000 at a 2007 Sotheby's auction? The Twelve Million Dollar Stuffed Shark is the first book to look at the economics of the modern art world and the marketing strategies which power the market to ...

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art 2012, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781845134075

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art 2010, St. Martin's Griffin, New York

ISBN-13: 9780230620599

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art 2009, Anchor Canada

ISBN-13: 9780385666787

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art 2008, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780230610224

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art 2008, Doubleday Canada

ISBN-13: 9780385666770

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art 2008, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781845133023

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