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Not To Be Seen In Museums

Quite a few fine art objects changed hands in the last two months  being auctioned by Sothebys and Christies auction houses. In all likelihood, neither one of them will be coming to the art museums near you anytime soon. 113 more words


Count the Products!


(Pictured: Alice Gregory, our designated “Ultimate Commercialized Writer.”)

Have art and commerce merged completely? Is Ultimate Commercialized Writer Alice Gregory, a New York staple, the face of the future writer? 252 more words

Art World Abstracts: The Louvre Gets a Massive Overhaul, and More!

Jean-Luc Martinez was born the son of a postman, taught high school for a while, collected various degrees, and then was somewhat surprisingly named the director of the Louvre. 353 more words

Churchill in the News

The collection of Lady Soames, who passed earlier this year at the age of 91, will be offered for sale at Sotheby’s in London on December 17th. 151 more words

Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s watercolour version of “Venus Verticordia,” mentioned here a couple of months ago, sold at auction this week.

The painting went for £2,882,500 ( $4,522,931), well above the £1,000,000-1,500,000 pre-sale estimate.  358 more words


Sothebys.com: Giving the Van Gogh Away

This is a case report on auction house Sotheby’s launch of its online platform, Sothebys.com, based on Harvard Business School’s case, Sothebys.com. You can purchase the original case from HBS  2,589 more words