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Collecting Art With François Pinault
Collecting Art With François Pinault

Collecting Art With François Pinault

Collecting Art With François Pinault – the wealthy businessman opens up about his passion for collecting contemporary art.  

Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday
Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday

Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday

The inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong opened to the public today and has drawn huge crowds of collectors and dealers from around the world. Art Basel has taken over ART HK, a local fair which began in 2008 with just … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”

Luxembourg Gardens.  

On the Run With Hans-Ulrich Obrist
On the Run With Hans-Ulrich Obrist

On the Run With Hans-Ulrich Obrist

““I think the art fair is very much a form of urbanism,” Mr. Obrist said. “I think something really happens to the cities when such a fair happens. The city becomes an exhibition, it’s amazing.”” Who is Mr. Obrist and … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Jean B.C. Corot’s “Marecages boisee avec trois vaches”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Jean B.C. Corot’s “Marecages boisee avec trois vaches”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Jean B.C. Corot’s “Marecages boisee avec trois vaches”

Marecages boisee avec trois vaches.  A lovely lyrical landscape by Corot that we currently have for sale. Marecages boisee avec trois vaches was painted c.1871-2 and had been in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. for many … More…

Your Stuff is Ours Now, N.J. Auctioneer Tells Kobe Bryant
Your Stuff is Ours Now, N.J. Auctioneer Tells Kobe Bryant

Your Stuff is Ours Now, N.J. Auctioneer Tells Kobe Bryant

Courthouse News Service Entertainment Law.  Here is an interesting case regarding who is the rightful owner of a collection of sports memorabilia …. Kobe Bryant, his mother or the auction room who gave a $450,000 advance.  Guess we will find … More…

Tate Shows $60 Million Constable Painting Bought for U.K.
Tate Shows $60 Million Constable Painting Bought for U.K.

Tate Shows $60 Million Constable Painting Bought for U.K.

Tate Shows $60 Million Constable Painting Bought for U.K.  – a group of museums have pooled their resources and acquired John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows (exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1831).  

Russian Roulette in the Contemporary Art Auction World… ?
Russian Roulette in the Contemporary Art Auction World… ?

Russian Roulette in the Contemporary Art Auction World… ?

Russian Roulette in the Contemporary Art Auction World…? My second article for the Art, Antiques and Luxury Design Blog.  Looking forward to your thoughts and comments.

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Timothy Jahn’s “News from the Front”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Timothy Jahn’s “News from the Front”

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Timothy Jahn’s “News from the Front”

A nice piece by Tim Jahn, which recently hit the sold archives, News from the Front.  

Glafira Rosales Is Named in Government Suit
Glafira Rosales Is Named in Government Suit

Glafira Rosales Is Named in Government Suit

On Tuesday, federal authorities declared a group of works sold through Knoedler & Co. to be fake and charged dealer, Glafira Rosales, with tax fraud. Rosales failed to disclose $12.5 million that she earned from the sales and hid much … More…