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1. At which point does the transformative, soul-quenching power of art turn into greed for Henry Classico?
2. How culpable is the auction house’s role in forgeries?
3. How do artists become famous? Are Faustian agreements the only viable entry to success?
4. How do artists reconcile their sensitive talents with the commercially branded marketplace?
5. What is the nature of creativity? Where is the wellspring of Alouisha’s source? What is her process?