“How gallerists describes collectors or artists as difficult, how collectors describes artists or gallerists as difficult, and how artists describes gallerists or collectors as difficult, they are all totally different experiences, instances, and situations.”
If you had known that the usual system doesn’t work, why then do you still work within that system if not to reassure yourself that nothing works?
“Market forces and demand varies the world over. Thus, to market a fair that claims to cut across the continents is amusing, if not to continuously keep the pecan pie to yourself by killing two birds with one stone. 1) by depleting the coffers of smaller galleries by inducing them to pay exorbitant fair charges which stumps their cash flow and stunt their growth; and 2) using those gains to boost and sustain the star status of bigger galleries and their artists thus deflating the prospect of smaller galleries, all in the name of western monopoly.”
The western perception of art in the tropics is about Gauguin and Kahlo. As for the rest, they are termed ethnology if they are old, handicrafts if they are new.
How you wish to make a statement is entirely up to you, but a combination of antiques and art is entirely possible. Everyone has a preference for certain forms, textures and colors and unless your taste is not corrupted by opinions, everything will mix match perfectly.