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What Is It About Roberto Paradise?

Monica Gutierrez | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Monica Gutierrez

Some people think Roberto Paradise is a very well connected silent partner that relies in Rovira's young drive. Others speculate that he is a big European collector that thought Puerto Rico was the place for the perfect art gallery.

Are Art Galleries the Labor Unions of the Art World?

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Mat Gleason

An art gallery functions much the same way that a labor union functions. Both of them seek the best price and conditions for labor. One negotiates with management for a group of workers, the other negotiates with collectors for a select group of artists.

How Art Dealers Make History

ARTINFO | Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Richard Polsky's new book, "The Art Prophets: The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World," which has just come out from Other Press, focuses on people with visionary abilities who, as he puts it, "snatched something out of the wind and conjured up a hurricane that redirected the art scene." In this entertaining book of essays, Polsky has profiled ten of these "prophets" and the movements they helped launch during the last 60 years or so.

Belonging to a Gallery Association Offers Little Protection to Buyers

Daniel Grant | Posted 10.17.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Finding out who is a reputable dealer or gallery is no easy task. Perhaps, a collector's only source of information about a gallery is the association to which it may belong.

Fake Art Dealer Gets Nine Years In Prison

Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

A Northbrook art dealer who played a crucial role in a multi-million dollar, international fake art ring was sentenced last week to nine years in pris...

The Legacies of Duveen, Castelli, and Gagosian

Stephanie Adamowicz | Posted 07.31.2011 | New York
Stephanie Adamowicz

The WSJ's recent profile of dealer Larry Gagosian instinctively evokes comparisons with other historically important dealers like Joseph Duveen and Leo Castelli.

The Reluctant Gallerists

Dorothy Spears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

If the art dealers Daniella Luxembourg and Amalia Dayan were to impart one essential bit of wisdom to aspiring gallerists, it would probably be this: ...

Seattle Art Dealer Imprisoned After Plotting To Steal From Collectors' Homes

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

If you've been following the exploits of Lawrence Salander, the disgraced New York dealer who exploited the trust of longtime clients to double-deal t...

The Artistic Anatomy of an Economic Recovery

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

This weekend, the capital of the art world rests squarely in Miami. The headline in the paper? "Strong Art Basel Sales Signal Elite's Economic Recovery." I sure hope some of it trickles down to me.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Halloween weekend in New York City always promises a parade of unique parties, and this year is no exception.

UNDISCOVERED ART: The Subtle Beauty of Previously Undiscovered Gems In The Making

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: NY Times) An old artist, a new discovery: the work of Albert Houthuesen- who can work the brush and compose striking and beautiful paintings- ...

What Happens to Confiscated Art 'Fakes'?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

2010-09-29-forgedart.jpgWhat to do with counterfeit art is determined on a case-by-case basis, often dependent upon whether or not the owner knew that it was a fake. Proving fraud, intentional deception, is often quite difficult.

Art Noir: Black Lists and Speculators

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

When a big name collector "offloads" the art of a specific artist from his collection, it can have a chilling effect on the market for that artist's work.

Are "Artists' Statements" Really Necessary?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Not so long ago, it was believed that art spoke for itself, but no longer. Art museums have made their wall labels longer, offering more information to visitors who now spend as much time reading as looking.

Art Fair Preview, Part II

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Like watching a flower bloom, observing ArtChicago and NEXT evolve reveals the layers of complexity and vision the exhibiting dealers have.

Bettina Korek's ART BASEL EXCLUSIVE: Wanna Buy A Picasso?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Art Basel opens officially today, but the unofficial kick off started Sunday with a tour of Zurich organized by the indomitable Kunsthalle Director Be...

California Dealer Charged With Selling Phony Picasso

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A West Hollywood antiques dealer has been charged with selling a phony Picasso for $2 million. Federal prosecutors said Friday th...

Seven Things Every Artist Should Know

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jonathan Melber

Most artists cannot live off their art -- even relatively successful artists in New York or L.A. So don't feel like you're doing something wrong if you can't make ends meet without a day job.