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Alchemy: Turning Art Into Liquid Gold

Tech Savvy Services Promise Quick Seamless Sales Art has forever been a notoriously illiquid asset, proving expensive, time-consuming, and frustrating in its resistance to quick and timely sales. But now, … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wednesday Bits: Hate, Authority, Politics, & Money

Death of an Art Snob On Saturday, Sept. 19th, the world’s most famous art snob, Brian Sewell died, opening up no new dialog at all regarding the role of art … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wednesday Bits: Broad Benefits & Cross-Pollination

Trickle Down Taste The Broad opens this Sunday, in downtown Los Angeles —a stunning concrete lattice construction housing three floors that sample Eli and Edythe Broad’s personal collection. The most … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wednesday Bits: Artists. Can’t Live With ‘Em, Can’t Live With ‘Em

Lazy Lyon is making Daniel Buren look bad —at least the city is making Buren’s work look bad. The state of neglect that his installation (a characteristic grid of 69 tiny fountains and 14 pillars) festers in has driven the artist to threaten legal action.

September 2, 2015

Wednesday Bits: Pride of Pwnership

Who’s Picasso is it anyhow? There were many objections, a lot threats and some immediate backlash when German cultural minister, Monika Grütters, set in motion a proposal that would severely … Continue reading

August 26, 2015

Wednesday Bits: Tangled Networks of Terrorism, Theft, and, Apps

The bad news is this : we’ve long lived in a world where art market specialists have been willing to turn a blind eye to looted, stolen, and downright fake … Continue reading

August 19, 2015

Wednesday Bits: Paik/Gagosian, Mr. Fad

Gagosian Reps Paik Yesterday Gagosian Gallery announced that they would be representing the estate of Nam June Paik worldwide. The gallery, working with the estate, will debut their new shepherdship … Continue reading

August 12, 2015

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