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Curated Connections: The Sun, Sky and Earth
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Curated Connections: The Sun, Sky and Earth

Fresh air hits a little different these days. I went for a short walk by the river yesterday, and it is overwhelming how a few moments spent in the sun and breathing in the fresh air can have such a … More…

New and Available Works by Stuart Dunkel (video)
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New and Available Works by Stuart Dunkel (video)

“[his] playful yet profound paintings have become wildly popular over the last few years.” – Forbes   “His work has a way of connecting with viewrs, oftentimes resulting in someone feeling as if the work was made uniquely for them.” … More…

Curated Connections: Bar-Essentials
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Curated Connections: Bar-Essentials

I’ve hit day 55 of quarantining in my 600sf apartment shared with my beloved fiancé.  Our stockpile of supplies has been dwindling, and we are told not to leave unless we need the bare essentials… well, that’s not what I … More…

To Insure or Not to Insure? That is the Question!
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To Insure or Not to Insure? That is the Question!

People often wonder if they should insure their art.  I, for one, believe it is a good idea (and I have no financial connections to an insurance company or agent).  As some of you know, many of the works we … More…

Condo Leads Contemporary Curated at Sotheby’s
GEORGE CONDO

Condo Leads Contemporary Curated at Sotheby’s

Online Contemporary auctions are nothing new… but with all the major sales on hold for now, Sotheby’s offered up a curated Contemporary selection, including some that are usually slotted into live auctions (they will also be hosting another Contemporary sale … More…

Imperial Vase Astounds Saleroom
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Imperial Vase Astounds Saleroom

A word to the wise, please do not alter objects in your family’s collections, you may have no idea what you’re messing with and the impact it could have on future value. Years ago it was quite common to convert … More…

19th Century Meets 21st Century – Sotheby’s European Paintings Online Offering
GUILLAUME SEIGNAC

19th Century Meets 21st Century – Sotheby’s European Paintings Online Offering

With the art industry fully embracing the digital life, it is no surprise the big auction houses have been hosting online sales… earlier this month, Sotheby’s offered a selection of European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture (though most were paintings) – … More…

Curated Connection: Primitivism
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Curated Connection: Primitivism

I have woken up the past couple of weeks to the sound of birds chirping.  Since I too am, an early bird, I do not mind the noise.  But what I have realized is that for the past 6 years … More…

Mamba Out!
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Mamba Out!

April 13, 2016 Kobe Bryant made his last professional basketball shot and walked off the court after he played an amazing game.  He scored 60 points against the Utah Jazz and retired as one of the greatest basketball players of … More…

Oxford Professor Accused Of Theft And Fraud
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Oxford Professor Accused Of Theft And Fraud

After 120 ancient papyrus biblical fragments went missing from the Slacker Library at Oxford University, an investigation led to the arrest of the University’s Papyrology and Greek Literature professor, Dr. Dirk Obbink. The Slacker Library houses a vast collection of … More…