Archive for the ‘collecting’ Category

By Emily Waldorf Have you ever felt intimidated by hanging artwork yourself and thought that you needed to hire a professional installer?  It is actually surprisingly straight-forward to hang your own artwork as long as you do your homework beforehand and use extra special care.  Plus, there is no time like a recession to learn […]


Culture Clicks

04Feb11

  The 3rd India Art Summit (NY Times) Colbert Portrait, with Art World Input to be Sold at Auction (NY Times) Dispute Over Jewish Archive Derails Russian Art Loans to US (NY Times) Google’s Art of Technology (WSJ) VIP Art Fair Gets Negative Press as Top Works Go Unsold (Bloomberg) What Artists Think About When […]


Culture Clicks

13Jan11

Shepard Fairey and the A.P. Settle Legal Dispute (NY Times) Mark Landis, Prolific Art Forger (NY Times) MET Costume Institute Gets $10 Million from Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch (WSJ) Billionaires Reveal Treasures as Asian Painters Edge Picasso in Singapore (Bloomberg) How Offensive is Damien Hirst’s Diamond-Encrusted Baby Skull? (LA Times) Art Review:  California Biennial at […]


Based loosely on the Goldilocks story, Jennifer Rubell’s installation consists of forty crock pots of porridge, brown sugar, and raisins.  The installation is the ninth time she has staged a breakfast at The Rubell Family Collection and this year it breaks through the back security wall of the collection, inviting guests, like the three bears, […]


Works are selling at Art Basel Miami Beach but the buzz of years past has dissipated, leading to a less crowded fair where galleries can do business and collectors can peruse with slightly less fanfare. According to The New York Times, the blue-chip galleries Gagosian, David Zwirner, Pace and Andrea Rosen are all making sales and […]


There has been a flurry of press coverage hailing Los Angeles as the new capital of the art world.  From Lauren A.E. Shuker’s article,”The L.A. Art Boom,” in The Wall Street Journal to Elizabeth Khuri Chandler’s article in C magazine, “Art on the Move,” the word on the street is that after decades of setting the stage, […]


by Kelly Boyd The problem of how to display art while minimizing damage to the work is one that is confronted by museums and collectors alike.  The impulse share art with others is a common one that plays out on various scales across the world.  From the largest museum to the smallest personal collection, people […]