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Art and Money

Regulating Art Markets Saves Billionaires Millions!

Mat Gleason | Posted 03.31.2013 | Arts
Mat Gleason

The 20th century's paper of record, The New York Times, recently published a long-winded piece imploring (or if you subscribe to the myth that the Gre...

The Murky Underworld Of Stolen Art

Posted 02.21.2013 | Arts

Spectacular art heists may be imbued with a mythological, almost romantic status, but the underworld reality is far murkier. It was just after 2am ...

How Much To Have LiLo Hang In Your Home?

Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

Although much of the pop culture world feels betrayed by the hot mess that is Lindsay Lohan, in the art world the former Disney star's status seems to...

Picasso vs. Warhol: Who's Worth More?

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) - A 1932 portrait by Pablo Picasso of his young lover and a pioneering 3-D Andy Warhol pa...

Bond Guru Offers $1 MILLION For Stolen Art's Return

Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

Los Angeles is known for its expensive tastes; the fashion will cost you, the parking isn't cheap... so it would only make sense that a reward for sto...

Basquiat Will Likely Break ANOTHER Record

Posted 09.19.2012 | Arts

An early painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat is expected to break big records this November at Christie's New York. At only 20 years old, the young artis...

Art Market Shows Rich Getting Richer, Poor Getting Poorer

Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts

The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. And the art market likes it that way, according to Federal Reserve Bank economist Benjami...

One Hundred Dollars Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Posted 07.13.2012 | Arts

"One Hundred Dollars" features the works of 100 artists, all using a dollar bill as their canvas. Each of the original artworks will be on sale for $1...

Why Is Stephen Shore's Book $2,500?

Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

Stephen Shore's latest contribution to photography, titled, "The Book of Books," is a collectable two-volume set of 83 iPhoto books in chronological o...

Art and Money

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

The numbers are in. The prices of blue-chip art are bigger than they have ever been at a time when whole countries have contemplated fiscal bankruptcy and currency devaluation. Fine art is a art is a global currency less volatile than the euro, dollar or drachma... or Facebook stock.

How Much Would You Pay For A Painting?

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Yves Klein stunned the art world with his monochromatic pieces at the nexus of minimalism and performance art, where his signature International Klein...

Kinkade Sales Surge

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — In Thomas Kinkade's hometown, at the gallery where his art career first took off, an original painting by the self-describ...

Beloved Arts Programs In Danger!

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced they were considering cutting federal production aid for PBS Arts series by possibly over $1 mi...

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...

Interview With Andrea Fraser On The State Of The Arts

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

For the past 80 years, the Whitney Biennial has introduced to the public the undercurrents running through contemporary art. This year, the Biennial f...