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When Jon Caramanica takes a stroll through Other Criteria—Soho's recently-opened art and objects store from Damien Hirst—he must reckon with the "increasingly arbitrary fool's game" that is the art world. "Other Criteria forces a consideration of the distinction between art as a thing you can be only a temporary caretaker of and art as a thing you can fully possess. Turns out it is merely a difference in philosophy, not actuality: you can possess it all. For a price!" [NYT; Previously]