By Andrew Taylor, The Sun-Herald, 20 April 2014
“Consumers are at risk of being ripped off by a website selling artworks and prints at more than 10 times their market value, a leading art expert has warned. David Hulme said art collectors should avoid making purchases from Chartfords, an online gallery that operates in Britain with a head office in Canada.
“I’m concerned, not just due to the high prices of the art inleation to their real value, but the way that people are being encouraged to invest – potentially – very substantial sums of money on art that has very little commercial value,”, Mr Hulme said. …”