The dematerialization of art and money

By Alain Margaron

Alain Margaron, a former banker and now an art dealer, sees a parallel between the dematerialization of contemporary art, the dematerialization of money, and that of the goods and services sold by businesses. This triple dematerialization is a factor explaining trends in contemporary artistic creation, to the detriment of the intrinsic content of the pieces. Will the trend last?

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