Tag Archives: art

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR ON DALI ONCE AGAIN

“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



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



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



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



“CONTEMPORARY” ONCE AGAIN

Recently I wrote a post about reading a stack of the latest books that perport to explain the Contemporary Art Market and the amazing prices that super-rich people are apparently willing to pay for the works of living or recently deceased … 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



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