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The Value of Desperation: An Installation by David Hovsepian

This installation is entitled, “The Value of Quality” and it is a critique of modern day employment and how it effects our philosophical and spiritual worldview. 354 more words

Art Market

As goes Andy Warhol, so goes the art market

Although he died in 1987, Andy Warhol is as trendy as ever. As a matter of fact, the Pop Art pioneer set a new record for auctions by a single artist, with his work generating $569 million in sales last year, up from $367 million the year before. 173 more words

The Architectural Drawing: From the Document to the Monument

From the press kit for the art fair:

Salon du Dessin 2015
Palais Brongniart, Paris, 25–30 March 2015 / Symposium, 25–26 March 2015

Created in 1991 by a small group of art dealers, the… 820 more words

Conferences (to Attend)

Catalogues Raisonnés, with Modigliani Conundrum Study

The reason I decided to focus on the importance and roles of the Catalogue Raisonné within the Art Market, with a special focus on the Modigliani case study, is because, as Krauss wrote, the story of it resembles a soap opera. 2,419 more words

Art Historical Knowledge

Auction Results: Winterhalter Portraits @ Sotheby's


To follow up my two earlier posts, both portraits by Franz Xaver Winterhalter were sold at Sotheby’s London on 24 February 2015. Lot 173, Portrait of Clothilde Gräfin von Wylich und Lottum… 23 more words

Franz Xaver Winterhalter

Cuba refuses to return seized art despite thaw in relations with US

Havana museum rejects exile’s claim as US shows miss out on Cuban loans

By David D’Arcy. News, Issue 265, February 2015
Published online: 23 February 2015… 1,024 more words

Art News

Porträt eines jungen Herren @ Ketterer

Porträt eines jungen Herren @ Ketterer

This spirited and lively sketch of a young man with a somewhat surprised and bemused expression on his face, by HERMANN WINTERHALTER, was offered at Ketterer Kunst’s  106 more words

Catalogue Updates