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ARTFUL DODGERS – PUBLISHED !!!

It’s true! And it’s available from Abbott Press (www.abbottpress.com) You can also order a Signed and dedicated copy by going to the book website: www.artfuldodgers.us.



ARTFUL DODGERS Getting Close

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



Artful Dodgers -The Back Cover

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

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SAN MIGUEL TO WALES

The almost five weeks we spent in San Miguel de Allende was so good that after eight years of visits, we have signed a one year lease for a house. When we are not there, friends and family can use … Continue reading



130 YEAR PERSPECTIVE

In a day when absolutely astronomic prices are being paid for art by a few living artists, many of us are trying to make sense of the phenomenon. Remember, my take is that the word CONTEMPORARY  is 75% “temporary” and 25% “con”. … 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



WRITING IN BRIGHTON

 Brighton? As in Brighton on the south coast of England where the Victorians went to the seaside? Home of the Royal Pavilion, regency hotels and Edwardian architecture? Yup. That’s where I am. In fact, I’m in one of those “sea … Continue reading



IT’S OUR 40th ANNIVERSARY !!! (June 5th 2012)

Never mind how I got to be 68 years old. It doesn’t matter because I still have 36 years to live. How do I know? I decided years ago that I was going to live to be 104 years old. Happilly … 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