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America's "Prince" Problem: How Black People -- And Art -- Became 'Devalued'

Salon | Brittney Cooper | Posted 02.12.2015 | Black Voices

Near the end of the 2015 Grammy Awards, which aired on Sunday, musical icon Prince presented the Grammy for Best Album, with this preamble: “Albums ...

Salvage Art Institute's Exhibit Explores Art's Afterlife

Catherine Despont | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
Catherine Despont

Sitting in the storage units of insurance companies around the world there are objects that have been damaged and striped of their art status. Until recently, there was no public access to these inventories.

Dali's Big Sale At Sotheby's

Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts

Salvador Dali's surrealist dreamscapes inspired the imaginations of millions; now it looks like the artist's wildest dreams are about to become a real...

Think You Can Tell How Much A Work Costs?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Do you think you have what it takes to determine a blue chip artist from an established master? Is the art market based on merit or is value completel...

Behold and Beware Our New 'SWAG' Economy

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

We don't need billions of valuable dollars sunk into SWAG -- Silver, Wine, Art, and Gold -- but in a deeply unequal country, where wealth remains concentrated in a precious few pockets, that's exactly what we have.

PHOTOS: John Baldessari's $100,000 Bill... Board

Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts

It's no big shocker that we are not at our finest economic hour, but John Baldessari may have stumbled upon a solution to our money woes. All this tim...

Art Market Analyst On 'Investment-Quality' Art And The Future | Posted 10.30.2011 | Arts

The past few weeks, the stock market has been reeling as concerns about the U.S. and global economy resurface. In an attempt to discover what this mea...