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ARTFUL DODGERS Getting Close (April 24, 2014)

It’s apparently now all over but the printing! The galley has been proofed. The cover has been proofed. The marketing is in progress. Now all we have to do is wait a couple of weeks to order from amazon.com. We … Continue reading

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR ON DALI ONCE AGAIN (April 16, 2014)

“The Dali Dilemma” That’s the title on an article that will very soon be appearing in the new edition of Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies. I am proud to be a contributing author to this excellent professional journal that carries … Continue reading

So Much In ARTFUL DODGERS (April 9, 2014)

With Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness In The Art Market through editing and into production at Abbott Press and with the front cover and back cover text finalized by my brilliant designer Lindsay Holt, I am into marketing discussions with … Continue reading

AUTHENTICATION OF SALVADOR DALI PRINTS (March 30, 2014)

20140201-_BPP1858As you probably know, we get a huge number of requests for the appraisal of Salvador Dali prints. This is only natural as … Continue reading

ANNIVERSARY OF A HISTORIC EVENT (March 29, 2014)

Today, March 28, is the 152nd anniversary of a very dramatic Civil War event that occurred right here where I live. On this date, Union soldiers commanded by Maj. John Chivington (later of the Sand Creek Massacre) burned a great … Continue reading

(March 22, 2014)

Artful Dodgers -The Back Cover At the writers’ Conference in San Niguel de Allende I sat down with a group of the attendees and asked them to listen to the copy I had just written for the back cover … Continue reading

Artful Dodger is Surrounded by Writers, Agents and Publishers (February 14, 2014)

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 (January 2, 2014)

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 (September 22, 2013)

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