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Update on ARTFUL DODGERS

It seems I get almost daily inquiries about the progress of Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness in the Art Market toward publication and availability. I am working with an agent to craft a Proposal to publishers and the advice I … Continue reading



INVESTING IN ART? DON’T BET ON IT

Every day I receive online a posting by Todd Sigety titled “Appraiser Workshops”. It usually has reprints and synopses of articles related to art that have appeared elsewhere. It’s a great way to keep up with a wide range of … Continue reading



MORE GOOD STUFF HAPPENING

Wouldn’t it be great if we could stop worrying about and talking about Theresa Franks and Fine Art Registry? After being attacked by her Googlebomb for three years and being the target of her lying rants on Youtube, it’s so nice to … Continue reading



WHY NOT A DALI CATALOG?

Whether you spell it “catalog” or “catalogue” raisonne, it’s an important tool for collectors, curators, appraisers and others who want information about an artist and his art. Certainly the world of Salvador Dali has long needed a fully dependable catalog … Continue reading



TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE TRIUMPHING AT LAST!

IMPORTANT THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN THE DALI WARS! Good news just keeps rolling in for those who represent the truth in the Salvador Dali market. First came the news that the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the … Continue reading



HURTFUL NONSENSE

When I wrote in an earlier blog posting that I was going to Mexico to visit Dali collector and expert Enrique  Zepeda, a nasty individual known to all in the Dali market sent an e-mail to Enrique saying, “You are not … Continue reading



DALI FOR EVERYMAN

Having spent thirty-eight years studying the life and art of Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904-1989) I continue to be fascinated by the ways in which people relate to the man and his work. I am also impressed that the passage of … Continue reading



COMPETITION FOR ARTFUL DODGERS?

ARTFUL DODGERS: FRAUD AND FOOLISHNESS IN THE ART MARKET  is moving toward publication with solicitations for a full proposal with sample chapters having been received from three literary agents. That’s a very high percentage of the number to whom I … Continue reading



BOOK ONE; BOOK TWO

While working to sign with an agent for the publication of Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness in the Art Market I’m also making progress on the next book Persistence of Memory: The Unbelievable Salvador Dali Market. Of course, sales of … Continue reading



ARTFUL DODGERS Still Stands Alone

It’s more encouraging every day. Because I’m approaching publishing agents, I’ve been conducting a search for other books that address the same topics as those revealed in my Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness in the Art Market. There simply aren’t any. … Continue reading