Table of contents for The $12 million stuffed shark : the curious economics of contemporary art / Donald N. Thompson.

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 The $12 Million Stuffed Shark		 	 4
 Branding and Insecurity 				 17
 Branded Auctions					 29
 Branded Dealers					 39
 Art of the Dealer 					 60
 Art and Artists 					 75
		Damien Hirst and the Shark			 87
		Warhol, Koons and Emin				102
		Charles Saatchi: Branded Collector	 	119
 Christie?s and Sotheby?s 				132
 Choosing an Auction Hammer			143
 	Auction Psychology					163
 The Secret World of Auctions			182
 Francis Bacon?s Perfect Portrait			200
		Auction Houses vs Dealers				216
 Art Fairs: The Dealer?s Final Frontier 		231
 Art and Money					243
		Pricing Contemporary Art 				258
 Fakes							273
		Art Critics						283
		Museums 						290
 End Game						304
 Contemporary Art as an Investment		321
 Postscript						339
 References						344
 Art Websites						354
 Photo Credits						355
 Index							363

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Economic aspects.
Art, Modern -- 21st century -- Economic aspects.
Art -- Marketing -- History -- 20th century.
Art -- Marketing -- History -- 21st century.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Psychological aspects.