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Contemporary Feature: Sömngångare by Ben Bauer
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Contemporary Feature: Sömngångare by Ben Bauer

As a young boy growing up in rural Minnesota, the environment played a vital role in Ben Bauer’s upbringing. Weekends in the countryside and treks through the local woods, river valleys, and wetlands bred a deep admiration and understanding for … More…

Can You Blame Them?
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Can You Blame Them?

In 2016, the American graffiti artist JonOne painted an extremely large work (7.8 x 22.9 feet) in front of an audience at the Lotte World Mall in Seoul, South Korea. The artist then left cans of paint and brushes in … More…

The Salvator Mundi Saga Continues — This Time On The Big Screen
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The Salvator Mundi Saga Continues — This Time On The Big Screen

The da Vinci story never seems to end. Is it real or not? I doubt we will ever find out. On April 13, The Savior for Sale, a film about the da Vinci saga, is scheduled to hit the big screen. In … More…

Sacha Jafri Creates a Painiting as Big as His Heart
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Sacha Jafri Creates a Painiting as Big as His Heart

When it too big, too much – apparently not when your heart is in the right place. According to Guinness World Records, a recently created painting that just sold is the world’s largest and one of the most expensive sold … More…

Really, Another Person Leaves Works In A Parked Car?
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Really, Another Person Leaves Works In A Parked Car?

This story left me shaking my head in disbelief. It seems that someone in Los Angeles left two paintings by Jack Armstrong, Primalsun #1 and Imagine #3 AKA Elvis Painting (supposedly worth millions of dollars – really?) in a car … More…

More Auction Action – Impressionist & Modern, Paris
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More Auction Action – Impressionist & Modern, Paris

On the 25th, Sotheby’s, Paris, presented a curated group of Impressionist and Modern works of art and the results were pretty good. (all final prices, unless otherwise noted, include the buyer’s premium; estimates do not) For the past month, the … More…

Yard Sale Treasure
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Yard Sale Treasure

With a bounty of treasures, galleries and auction houses presented works of art and collectibles during Asia Week New York, which took place from March 10th -20th.  One of the treasures offered was a rare Yongle period blue and white … More…

American Art at Sotheby’s
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American Art at Sotheby’s

Earlier this month, Sotheby’s offered up a group of American paintings ranging from Hudson River School, to Western, to Impressionist, to Modernist, to Contemporary. Taking the number one spot, and a surprise to many, was a small (20 x 16 … More…

Sotheby’s Curated Contemporary Sale
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Sotheby’s Curated Contemporary Sale

On March 12th, Sotheby’s New York presented their Curated Contemporary Sale, which featured a diverse group of artists whose work spans the last 70 years. The selection includes artists that exemplify the postwar period to cutting-edge artists of today.   … More…

A Colorful Day For The The Scottish Colourists
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A Colorful Day For The The Scottish Colourists

On the 17th of March, Sotheby’s presented a group of works by the Scottish Colourists from the Harrison collection – all of the paintings were acquired by Major Ion Harrison almost 100 years ago. Some of you might be wondering, … More…