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Contemporary Art… Wait No, 21st Century Art At Christie’s… Uhh, Except The Basquiats (And Others)
Basquiat - In This Case

Contemporary Art… Wait No, 21st Century Art At Christie’s… Uhh, Except The Basquiats (And Others)

The spring auction season is upon us, with the big houses holding their Impressionist & Modern and Post-War & Contemporary sales. Christie’s being the annoying entity they are, decided to change the structure of their sales; now they feature a … More…

While Drawing Protests, Deaccessioning Continues
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While Drawing Protests, Deaccessioning Continues

Throughout the pandemic, we have read stories about museums in financial trouble and how some have resorted to selling works to cover costs. Hopefully, we are getting closer to allowing them to open fully; however, some are still looking to … More…

Kardashian Learns a Lesson on Looted Artifacts… Maybe?
Roman Sculpture

Kardashian Learns a Lesson on Looted Artifacts… Maybe?

Just last week, the U.S. Government filed a suit seeking the forfeiture of an “illegally imported” statue, which is currently being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection; it has been in their possession since it was imported to the … More…

Kanye West Has A New Record
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Kanye West Has A New Record

Kayne West breaks a record, and this one was not vinyl. Kayne West is best known as an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer, but he also has a love of fashion and has had his hand at designing. For … More…

More On The da Vinci Saga
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More On The da Vinci Saga

Martin Kemp, one of the leading experts on da Vinci’s work, has penned an article for The Art Newspaper about the controversy surrounding the $450 million painting.  Will this ever end? I doubt it, but in the end, does it … More…

That Did Not Take Long – Thank Goodness!
Basquiat Drawing

That Did Not Take Long – Thank Goodness!

The other day we reported on the Basquiat NFT and our feelings that creating one is a violation of the artist’s copyright, not to mention the idea of possibly destroying the work would also open up a legal battle. Well, … More…

Way To Go, Mario!
1986 Super Mario Bros. video game cartridge

Way To Go, Mario!

Super Mario scores again when one of the oldest known factory-sealed game cartridges sold for a record price. Super Mario began his adventures in 1985 when NES (Nintendo) started producing the iconic video game. The copy just presented at auction … More…

Make An NFT & Destroy The Original?
Basquiat Drawing

Make An NFT & Destroy The Original?

Now I can confirm that some of the players in the NFT market are off their rockers. The owner of Basquiat’s Free Comb with Pagoda will have it made into an NFT and sold at auction. The ‘lucky’ purchaser will … More…

Christie’s 19th Century – What Did They Expect?
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Christie’s 19th Century – What Did They Expect?

On April 21, Christie’s offered up a selection of 19th-century European works of art. I will start by saying that when the catalog arrived, I felt like many of the works had been offered recently (I will get into that … More…

Tom Brady Sets Record Off The Field
Tome Brady 2000 Contender Rookie card with ticket and autograph

Tom Brady Sets Record Off The Field

Tom Brady is one of the most distinguished football quarterbacks and a legend in the NFL today; he is often referred to as the GOAT (Greatest of All-time). Brady has set numerous records throughout his 20 plus year career, including … More…