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Spar Street: Creating Art with a Purpose When We Need It Most

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 12.06.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

"More and more people now evaluate the importance of art, not from a perspective of what's entertainment and what's merely superficially titillating ...

Art Collecting, Updated

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Before the Internet, the art market had long taken heat for being exclusive and secretive. Today, social media platforms and online databases and auct...

A Design Fair For The True Collector

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 06.28.2016 | Arts
Elizabeth Baudouin

At a spontaneous, post party dinner in Milan this spring, Steven Learner and Jillian Choi of Collective Design Fair sat at a family style table surrounded by the company of Apparatus Studio, Callidus Guild, NES, and BDDW.

Discovering the Shanghai Art Market

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Looking back twenty years ago, Shanghai, China was a near art desert. Today, a sudden eruption in the art market has led Shanghai to become a multi-fa...

Father and Son Duo Bring New Contemporary Art Gallery to LA's Pacific Design Center

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

On Melrose Avenue, surrounded by the vibrant, angular buildings of Los Angeles's Pacific Design Center are Sam and Lawrence Cantor, a father and son duo who are combining their special forces in order to bring their cutting-edge contemporary art gallery, Cantor Fine Art Gallery, to our art scene.

Emerging Technology Enables Serious Collectors to Trade Digital Art Securely

Adam James Butcher | Posted 04.11.2016 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

Only very recently has the digital medium caught up with more traditional approaches in its ability to be valued seriously by collectors. Up until now, a digital piece of artwork could easily be downloaded copied and shared inconsiderately, making ownership a bit of a sham.

Talking With a Top Curator at Amazon Art, on the Fine Art of Reinventing Art Buying

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.31.2016 | Arts
Russell C. Smith

Even though Amazon is a big name, and a brand known throughout the world, Amazon Art is still not on the radar of many people, and just now becoming known. Even internally at Amazon, many people haven't heard of Amazon Art.

New Trends in Contemporary Art Fairs lie in Their Evolving Ability to Keep Things Real

Adam James Butcher | Posted 03.19.2017 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

I'll never forget the experience I had years ago when I was invited to the beautiful home of one of my collectors. The highlight of my visit was the wonderful original Miro print I experienced in the downstairs toilet. I absolutely loved the idea of finding this fine art object in such an intimate space.

An Interview With Revolution Producer, Robbie Antonio

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 02.17.2017 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Design and real estate developer, Robbie Antonio is known for his visionary work and innovative collaborations. His latest project, Revolution, is a collection of limited edition pre-crafted homes and pavilions that seek to democratize design and architecture.

Meet 'id.collector,' Preservationists for the Private Collector

Isa Freeling | Posted 09.11.2016 | Arts
Isa Freeling

As the art world evolves, new forums for presenting and preserving collections emerge, id. collector is the first invention of this sort which visually documents, describes and consolidates a collectors vision into a book and electronic archive.

An Artist Has to Reinvent Themselves Each Day: The Creative Life of John Andro Avendańo

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Russell C. Smith

Contemporary artist, John Andro Avendańo is continually working on making art, and showing his work in art festivals and galleries in Miami, Los Angeles, Paris, Seattle, New York City, and selling to collectors around the world who have connected with his unique vision.

Nature Adds a Psychedelic Spin to Lucinda Bunnen's Photography

Sally Hansell | Posted 07.01.2016 | Arts
Sally Hansell

"The minute I saw those two photographs, I said, 'Oh, my lord, that's fabulous. How can I make that happen?'" says Lucinda Bunnen, recalling when she discovered two damaged slides while winnowing her archives of 60 years.

Is Having an 'Eye' for Art a Thing of the Past?

John Seed | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
John Seed

If you have an "eye for art" and a keen interest in inspecting the surface of works of art, both out of curiosity and a quest for deeper meaning, your abilities are linked to an increasingly outdated notion of connoisseurship.

The Arts Thrive in Cuba

John M. Eger | Posted 03.05.2015 | Arts
John M. Eger

These has been a lot of ink about Cuba in the last few weeks ...about immigrants in rafts, Cuban doctors treating Ebola patients, the Summit of the Americas and of course, Lifting of the Embargo!

ICI Honors Dimitris Daskalopoulos: A Conversation on Collecting and the Impact of Art (Part 1)

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Independent Curators International (ICI) honored Mr. Dimitris Daskalopoulos, a Greek entrepreneur and contemporary art collector, with the Leo Award, at their annual Benefit and Auction Gala on November 17.

The Art of Collecting

Christa Dowling | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts
Christa Dowling

The Art of Collecting is a passion which lasts a lifetime, enriches life and brings great joy. One piece or many have the power to hold on tightly to dreams.

Here's How You Fit 5,000 Pieces Of Art Into One Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Home

There's a fine line between collecting 5,000 pieces of art and hoarding them. For Betsy Alexander, it's all about placement. "When we buy a piece o...

The Ai Weiwei Museum Of All Of Our Dreams Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts

It's a famous story in Christopher Tsai's family, of his grandfather, who had flown in for a visit in the mid-1960s, demanding an explanation for “t...

How to Rotate the Display of an Art Collection

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 12.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maria Gabriela Brito

I'm out of walls in my apartment, and if that makes me a hoarder, then I am one. But I have to constantly rotate my collection and move pieces around along with my décor and furniture for the art to harmonize with my house.

Seeing The FLAG Art Foundation Through The Trees

Hilary Harkness | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

With its friendly and unintimidating vibe, FLAG is a great space to look at contemporary art. Its director and assistant directors aren't sealed away in back offices, but rather installed in public spaces that you can't help but stroll through.

Crucifixion No Longer Commands Auction Prices

Religion News Service | Menachem Wecker | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion

By Menachem Wecker Religion News Service (RNS) Paintings and sculptures of what may be the most iconic scene in the history of art -- the crucifix...

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...

'They Like The Most Unlikeable Art'

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts

A new documentary on Herb and Dorothy Vogel, the legendary New York collectors who managed to accrue a world-class trove of minimalist art on a govern...

One Luxury Billionaire Collectors Cannot Afford

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The problem, as I see it, is that those extremely successful and extremely busy people simply cannot afford the luxury of spending time to educate themselves about art world beyond the headlines of the last few years.2013-03-07-koonstulippull.jpg

The Latest Trend for Avant Garde Art Collectors: Higgs Bosons

Steven Clifford | Posted 04.01.2013 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

I worry that a glass collection no longer confers instant status. That's why I have moved on. I now collect Higgs bosons.