If you have always wanted to start an art collection, this is your season. The shopping gods have deemed December the month when galleries and artsy boutiques offer, in the words of various press releases, "small work installations," "affordable art," and "bargains." Instead of its usual cold shoulder, the art world in winter cuddles up to crowd-pleasing. Suddenly everyone is a conceivable Charles Saatchi, even if they haven't got a ha'penny and their collection consists of inch-high paintings, postcard... More >>>