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Dali rides again: Among the work auctioned off October 17 in Paris by Artcurial in its Prints and Illustrated Books Sale was Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)’s “Dalian Horses,” an album in mauve metal box created by the artist, with gold stamp on the cover. 29 more words

621 Gallery Annual Art Auction

Here is one of the paintings I’m donating this year to the 621 Gallery Art Auction held every fall in Railroad Square Art Park, Tallahassee, FL. 138 more words


Alice Halicka, “Nature morte au violin,” circa 1922. Oil on canvas, 144 x 114 cm. Signed lower left “A.Halicka” and on the reverse “A. HALICKA nature morte.” Artcurial pre-sale estimate: 25,000 – 30,000 Euros. 226 more words

Among the bargains available in Artcurial’s October 18 auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in Paris are a caché of 16 drawings by Jean Cocteau, who once wrote: “When I draw, in a way I empty myself of my fatigues and anguishes. 62 more words

The Ink that dreams are made of, 3: On the wings of Hergé and Tintin

The prices fetched at auction for the relics of Hergé’s Tintin can seem outlandish, even with the comic book’s international renown. But one of the admirable effects of this hyper-valuation is that it has lifted the esteem of the entire field of what Hergé referred to, in his last, unfinished Tintin adventure, as the “alpha-art” or half-art. 95 more words

Art, Artists, Collectors and the Gold Rush

A clever collector apart from targeting big profit also climbs up the socio-cultural tower and is viewed as the prince charming by ordinary mortals on ground. 1,098 more words

The Ink that dreams are made of, 1: In slumberland with Little Nemo

Winsor McCay (1869-1934), “Little Nemo in Slumberland,” Won’t You be my Valentine? China ink on paper pasted on cardboard for a comic strip published on February 9, 1908 in the New York Herald. 302 more words