The Art market is a perfect storm of hocus-pocus, spin, and speculation, a combination slave market, trading floor, disco, theater, and brothel where an insular ever-growing caste enacts rituals in which the codes of consumption and peerage are manipulated in plain sight.
As for the role that critics are supposed to have in this culture, it's like being the piano player in a whorehouse, you don't have control over the action going on upstairs. You are here for the music.
The webmaster is only an Art fan, an amateur artist, not an Art expert or an Art dealer and has no link with any gallery whatsoever.
His Blog does not pretend to be an Encyclopedia but the focal point of his attempts at exploring the Art market and discovering together its charms, opportunities, bozos and dangers.