Yeah, I phrased it that way for a reason.
The first article is about the inflated price of art, and how it affects the mindset of struggling artists. It's a really good read. Stupid prices.
And in other art news, Damien Hirst continues his douchebaggery. It's real 'rich' when you've been sued for the exact same thing yourdamnself, Hirst! Here is another take on this ridiculousness from myartspace.