Author Archives: Howard L. Rehs

Sad News

April 8, 2018

We received a phone call, early this morning, informing us that the victim of the fire at Trump Tower, Todd Brassner, was the brother of Howard Brassner – a friend and fellow art dealer.  Our thoughts and prayers go out … More…

Nagy Loses In Court

April 6, 2018

Back in 2015, two Nazi looted drawings by Egon Schiele turned up in London dealer Richard Nagy’s booth at a New York show (estimated value was about $5M).  Papers were filed on November 16, 2015 to recover the works.  After … More…

Justice David Lowy has ruled that the Berkshire Museum can move forward with the planned sale of up to 40 works of art.  Norman Rockwell’s “Shuffleton’s Barbershop” will be sold to another museum and then the Berkshire can sell additional … More…

Here is a troubling story. According to Martin Bailey’s article in The Art Newspaper: A leading Leonardo da Vinci scholar, Martin Kemp, has stated that London’s National Gallery altered the attribution of a “Leonardo” it was borrowing, in order to … More…

When I first read this story I thought … WOW, someone hit it big!  Then I started to do a little research and discovered that the value might be a little bit over the top.  Regardless of what it is … More…

Our most recent edition has just been released.  In this month’s edition we cover A Collector’s Passion For The 19th Century, our upcoming exhibit “Imagine” opens on the 28th, Stocks, The Dark Side of the Art World, Really (interesting stories … More…

The decisions by the Berkshire Museum and La Salle University to sell off most of their major works of art for financial reasons has caused a real uproar. While I am a firm believer that museums should not sell their … More…