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Painting the Quiddity Series

Quiddity, Acrylic & Resin, 24×24 on Panel

Quiddity:  “the quality that makes a thing what it is, the essential nature of a thing.”

Words…  fun words…  funny words…  interesting words…  unique words.   160 more words

Abstract Art

"Loaded" in Berlin & Forgotten in Paris

“Loaded” by Matthew Broussard – 16×15.5 on Steel Plate

You may have read previously that not only am I an Artist, but also a Collector.  My wife and I visited many galleries while on our European trip.   273 more words

Abstract Art

Private collections open to the public, a philanthropic contribution and tax strategy

A CHARITABLE TRUST ALLOWS A GENEROUS DONATION TO A CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE WHILE PROVIDING A TAX BREAK TO YOU AND TO YOUR HEIRS. THESE ARE IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS  THUS DEMANDING PARTICULARLY CAREFUL CONSIDERATION.   715 more words

Another of life's certainties: Art and Taxes, with legal art expert Diana Wierbicki

DESPITE THE TREPIDATION THAT FACED THE NEW YORK AUCTION HOUSES IN ANTICIPATION OF LAST WEEK’S NEW YORK NOVEMBER AUCTIONS, THE RESULTS WERE REASSURINGLY STABLE. QUALITY WON AND ALTHOUGH A MORE JUDICIOUS AND CAUTIOUS ATTITUDE PERVADED THE SALES ROOMS, AT THE SAME TIME, RECORD PRICES WERE ESTABLISHED IN IMPRESSIONIST, MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SECTORS. 834 more words

Art, a taxable commodity, with legal expert Diana Wierbicki

AS YOU BUY OR SELL A WORK OF ART, STAYING OUT OF TAX TROUBLE IS AS IMPORTANT A CONSIDERATION AS THE PROVENANCE, CONDITION AND PERIOD OF THE WORK.   910 more words

Berries

“Berries”, a fluff piece really; designed to get me painting again. I’d lost the Muse for a moment, so I just went with what I felt. 69 more words

Art

Meredith Harper, private dealer: the next logical step

TRANSPARENCY IN EVERY INDUSTRY AND IN GOVERNMENT IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF OUR POLITICAL AND SOCIAL PRECEDENTS. ACCORDING TO A REPORT FROM REUTERS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF JOURNALISM, “INCREASINGLY, GOVERNMENTS AROUND THE WORLD ARE EXPERIMENTING WITH INITIATIVES IN TRANSPARENCY OR ‘OPEN GOVERNMENT’ AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE PRESS.”  OPENNESS, ACCOUNTABILITY AND INTEGRITY DEFINE TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS.   999 more words