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One Pinch Of Gold Dust One Screw

November 13, 2014

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Yeah I haven’t written in a long time. I’ve been busy. Today when I opened my email. I got an email from my friend Fred. It’s all about the money isn’t it? I responded Yep! Fred was commenting on the Double Elvis Warhol that just sold for 37 million at Christies Auction. Damm! Andy I […]

Sad News from Egypt, Missing Art Treasures Reported

February 13, 2011

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Dr. Zahi Hawass Reports Sad News: The staff of the database department at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo have given me their report on the inventory of objects at the museum following the break in. Sadly, they have discovered objects are missing from the museum. The objects missing are as follows:http://www.drhawass.com/blog/       1.     Gilded wood […]

Art and the Dollar Store a Market Reality

April 15, 2010

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Dollar Stores are essentially Galleries of Failed Global Market Products. Cheap Knock Offs of successful products or Bizarre innovations and inventions of products that the market just didn’t get. Sometimes though you find a Treasure in the hidden acres of consumer trash. When you stubble upon this treasure, often it is a well made well thought out product that the broader market just didn’t recognize as a worthy product. That is exactly what the Art Market and Art School is like today. At least that is what I’ve been thinking.

Lawrence B Salander is Going to Jail,

March 19, 2010

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Lawrence B Salander is Going to Jail...

Size Does Matter curated by Shaquille O’Neal

March 12, 2010

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Yup that’s rightThat's NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal is an Art Curator. He has done a pretty good job curating the “Size Does Matter” exhibition.

Annie’s New Deal

March 11, 2010

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Annie’s New Deal Annie Leibovitz has a new deal that saves the rights to her artwork and pays off Art Capital. I hope the new deal works out for her. As the Artinfo news article suggests Annie’s deal could be a game changer for artists at all levels. Imagine for a moment as an artist […]

Ok so the Art Market is down, what are we going to do?

December 16, 2009

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Ok so the Art Market is down, what are we going to do? Sotheby’s and Christie’s suffer 75% revenue decline for major art auctions http://www.bloggingstocks.com/2009/12/16/sothebys-and-christies-suffer-75-revenue-decline-for-major-ar/ The sad truth is many Investors over paid for the art they invested in over the past several years. The well-oiled professional marketers at big auction houses created an un-sustainable […]