More record-setting auctions at Christie’s. A Modigliani nude goes for over $170 million. The art market has become spectator sport for most of us. Prices for contemporary art are stratospheric. Speculation and flipping work drive the high end art market. Local artist, UK SAVS faculty member, and entrepreneur, Dima Strakovsky, sees a cash-bloated art market increasingly limiting artistic possibilities in this provocative piece on Medium.com.