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ARTFUL DODGERS: FRAUD AND FOOLISHNESS IN THE ART MARKET Again….

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Artful Dodger is Surrounded by Writers, Agents and Publishers

photo (2)What an exciting place to be–the 9th San Miguel de Allende Writers’ Conference in Central Mexico. It is the largest such gathering … Continue reading



2014 Challenges for ARTPRO

How did it ever get to be 2014? I know people everywhere are asking that question. Wasn’t it just a few years ago that we were waiting the arrival of the Millennium? I’m so old I even remember waiting years … Continue reading



ADVICE FOR ARTISTS

There are two pieces of advice I would like to give all artists. The first concerns the many requests they get to donate art for charitable fundraisers and the second concerns their signatures. Artists: DO NOT DONATE ART TO CHARITIES … Continue reading



REALLY? THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERT?

Some time ago I received criticism from Paul Chimera, a longtime Salvador Dali fan, collector, curator and authority. He took exception to my oft-repeated representation by myself and others of me as The International Salvador Dali Expert. He thought that the … Continue reading



GUEST CURATOR SHINES WITH DALI SHOW

It was a lovely evening in Guanajuato, Mexico.  I accompanied Enrique Zepeda to the exhibition he guest curated at El Museo Iconografico del Quijote. He drove up from Mexico City and picked me up in San Miguel de Allende, where … Continue reading



CREATIVITY AGAIN

Creativity, the subject of my last posting, develops and is expressed throughout one’s life. When I was young, I noticed that when interviewed, very creative and accomplished people like Pablo Picasso, Pablo Cassals, Helen Frankenthaler and others always had the same … Continue reading



CREATITY – IS IT IS OR IS IT AIN’T?

Creativity is one of those words that I consider to be elastic. That is, they are stretched to cover whatever one wishes them to. Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness in the Art Market looks at others such as original; limited edition, … Continue reading



Viva La Mexico!

Once again we are in our beloved Mexico for a month! Our first week was spent in the thrill of visiting grandsons and their parents. Think I’m here with no Salvador Dali input? Not a chance. Remember, this is the … Continue reading



MOVING FORWARD WITH DALI SERVICES

For a third of a century I have been researching all available information about the 1,700+ print images by Salvador Dali and a vast array of others that are attributed to him but belong in the FAKES filing cabinets. In … Continue reading