No rest for the wicked.
Funny side of it all? The article looks at the crisis facing the art world as experts and connoisseurs become increasingly reluctant to voice an opinion about authenticity for fear of litigation. The biggest problem I faced as I attempted to gather some quotes was not, as I expected, the fact that art world stalwarts were all very wisely sleeping off the excesses of the silly season.
No. People who are extremely well-qualified to comment on certain matters were very wary about doing so on the record. For fear of litigation. That’s right. People didn’t want to discuss certain things on the record in an article about the fear of litigation, for fear of litigation.
Ho ho ho.