Mr. Don ThompsonEconomist and Professor of Marketing, Emeritus, Schulich School of Business, York University
Don Thompson is an economist and professor of marketing, emeritus, at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. He has taught at Harvard Business School and the London School of Economics. He has written about the art market for The Times of London, Fortune, and Harper’s Art. He is author of twelve books. The thirteenth, The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, will be published in February 2017. His two earlier books on the contemporary art market are 2008’’s The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art, which has appeared in thirteen languages, and 2013’s The Supermodel and the Brillo Box.