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Record prices, bargain sales and the complications of dealing with Duveen: the early 20th century history of art dealers Dowdeswell’s in the pages of The Burlington Magazine

The advertisements that Dowdeswell’s published in The Burlington Magazine throughout the first two decades of the 20th century are a significant, and until now, untapped resource. 1,693 more words

Art Market

The Art of Larry Gagosian’s Empire

One of Gagosian’s particular talents is conjuring complex, chesslike transactions that offer elements more enticing than cash. “He’s like a block trader,” says collector and Blackstone chairman, CEO and co-founder Stephen Schwarzman, referring to the financial practice of making high-risk, fast-moving private deals on large quantities of shares. 73 more words

Culture

The Warhol of Wall Street


We’re Not in Kansas Anymore is about the 2008 financial crisis that kicked off with the implosion of investment bank Lehman Brothers (for the record, Mr. 113 more words

Finance

Guest curator for Photo Book Independent

As a follow-up to being one of the judges for the Photo Book Independent book competition, I am honored to also be providing two curatorial discussions of the juried-in books as well as the other photobooks available during Photo Book Independent.The schedule for talks, book signings and curatorial discussions has just been… 209 more words

Photography

PRESS: Art Brussels Directors Explain Why A Smaller Fair May Be Better

When the 34th edition of Art Brussels opens to the public next Friday, visitors may notice a few changes. The Belgian fair has relocated from its previous home on the outskirts of the city to the downtown Tour & Taxis, a historic former customs house. 32 more words

Art Fair

The Art Newspaper case study

This case study describes the business model of The Art Newspaper. The Art Newspaper is an international newspaper updating readers monthly about happenings in the art world. 1,822 more words

Art

At Sotheby's | Musical Automaton 'Bird Cage' Clock

The clock dates to around 1825, but it is an eighteenth-century kind of object—a kind of object that’s not yet appeared here at Enfilade. Try a keyword search for ‘bird cage automaton’ (to the right) and now something turns up. 569 more words

Art Market