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Category Archives: Just fun thoughts

ART MARKET SLIPPING?

If you believe the news releases from the PR departments of Sotheby’s and Christie’s, you believe the art market is booming along in this time of otherwise financial uncertainty. You believe that the super-rich are moving from stock investments to … Continue reading



CONTEMPORARY ART, AND TRAVEL

Recently I’ve been reading a stack of books on Contemporary Art in order to either confirm my unkind suspicions about that market or learn what I don’t know and should. My conclusion? It’s pretty much like the rest of the art … Continue reading



THEY PAID WHAT?

We all know that Edvard Munch’s The Scream, 1895 sold for just under $120 million. A T206 Honus Wagner 1909 baseball card brought $1.2 million in a recent auction. The five hundred and fifty-one day old company Instagram sold for a … Continue reading



“WE’RE ALL SO THRILLED BY THIS DISCOVERY ! “

Dali friend Enrique Zepeda, whom I have experienced always being accompanied by his iPad, is really good at finding art-related articles and posting them where the rest of us can easily read them. One of his recent posts was from theatlanticwire.com  and … Continue reading



IRISH GREETINGS

“Whatever happened to that Bernard Ewell?” is a question that is frequently asked throughout the year. The answer is usually that I’m somewhere else. So it is until May 22. During that time, I’ll not only be in the extreme … Continue reading



REVISITING THE KING COLE BAR

Those of us who are Salvador Dali fans know that when the Master was in New York he stayed at the St. Regis Hotel at 2 East 55th Street and … Continue reading



NOW THAT’S REFRESHING…..

While doing research for a court case I’m an expert in, I Googled the words “conceptual art”. The second site turned out to be titled About the Museum of Conceptual Art. It carried a definition of the topic and went on … Continue reading