Browsing All posts tagged under »Buying Art«

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...

Is Investing in Art a Safe Haven for your Money, Is Art the New Gold

October 13, 2008

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Is Art the new gold, that is the question Sarah Thornton asks in her October the third article published in the Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/10/03/basarah.xml Recently as many news articles have pointed out the sale of art has exploded with prices going through the roof. The Damian Hirst auction at Sotheby’s exceeded all expectations, 200 million. But […]

International Art Counterfeiters Sold Counterfeit Art on eBay

March 20, 2008

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  CNN Reports:On an international art counterfeit scheme involving the production and sale of counterfeit prints by artists including Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Marc Chagall resulted in the indictments of four Americans, two Italians and a Spaniard, federal authorities said Wednesday. The counterfeiters sold the art works on eBay. More:  http://edition.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/03/19/counterfeit.arts