- Can collectors and dealers really be friends? (Illustration: Kevin Whipple)
‘Collectors and dealers often resent what they see as the intrusion by lawyers into a giddy experience based on trust among gentlemen of means and honor,’ notes art lawyer William Pearlstein. ‘I do not think that collectors are apt to let down their guard when dealing with a familiar dealer. I think it is far more accurate to say that, because of their trust, they never had their guard up to begin with.’
En dat gaat geheid een keer mis natuurlijk.