Tag Archives: art


“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


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


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


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