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Portrait of an Artist (Pool with two figures)

However, this amount is only the predicted selling price, and Christie’s is so confident in the pricing, that there isn’t even a guarantee. For the Ebsworth sale, in which the Edward Hopper sold for $85 million, right in the middle of the estimate, there was a global guarantee, so no matter the outcome, the collection … Continue reading

Reporting from Paris

Hello loyal readers. No, I didn’t fall off the face of the Earth, although it was a possible conclusion considering my last post was about 2 years ago. Let me tell you what has happened:   I started working at a global architecture firm as their Marketing and Business Development Director One year later, as … Continue reading

Armory Show: Photography

The Armory Show officially opens on March 3 and runs through March 6th. It has 5 sections: Modern @ Pier 92, with the rest at Pier 94: Contemporary, Armory Presents, 2016 Armory Focus: African Perspectives, and Not for Profits. You can be absolutely sure that it will be impossible to see everything.   Fortunately, Artsy … Continue reading

Adam Straus: Shared Earth

You know those moments when you are standing in the middle of nature and you know it won’t last forever, so you take a picture knowing you are lucky to be able to see it in person just the way it is? As a landscape painter, Adam Straus has many of these moments, and he takes … Continue reading

A Note about Multiples

In my last post, I wrote about Kim Keever‘s photographs, and I just wanted to quickly compare his work to two other artists whose work is similar:   Alberto Seveso, photographer and graphic artist: From the Black Trap in Munich series: Besides Kim Keever’s photographs, Seveso’s photographs are the most prolific on the internet. However, if you would … Continue reading

Artist Profile: Kim Keever

Hello there. It’s been a while, I know, but it’s only because I’ve been busy gathering great material for you! I’m really excited about this year, because it’s already started off in a promising way with creative and provocative exhibitions. Maybe it’s something about it being the year of the Monkey… There are a few artists whose … Continue reading

End of the Year Wrap Up (Part II)

I left the last post with images from Miami Art Basel, the last major art fair of the year, which is usually a good barometer for what the state of the art world is in. And by the way, to give you an idea of how popular Art Basel Miami Beach has become, if you’re talking about the … Continue reading

End of the Year Wrap Up (PART I/II)

During the last few days before the year’s end, I always think how fast this year has flown by. There are so many things left to do before 2016! But looking past my short-term memory to last January, I realize so much has happened and changed since the beginning of 2015. For example, this blog really only took … Continue reading

Swizz Beatz is changing the artworld, one art fair at a time

On Friday night of the Miami Art Basel week of mayhem, the heart of Wynwood is throbbing with the sounds of Pusha T, DJ Esco, and A-Trak. The night before featured a concert by Alicia Keys, and the following and final evening would culminate with a performance by DMX. Not only is this an unusual lineup … Continue reading

Art Basel Miami Beach Survival Guide

We’re in the very middle of Miami Art Basel, one of the craziest international art fairs of the year. Does Chelsea seem a little lonely right now? That’s because everyone is in Miami. Whether you’re a veteran of this fair, or it’s your first time, this survival guide can make your experience a whole lot better. Trust me. I … Continue reading