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Survey: Is Buying Artwork Scarier Than Buying a Car?

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Many think art -- particularly original art -- is prohibitively expensive because they hear about the multimillion-dollar auction results at Christie's or get blindsided by the number of zeros on the wall at their local galleries. As a result, they don't buy.

5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.

Instagram Gets a Museum, and We Get a Window to the World

Jonathan D. Lovitz | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology
Jonathan D. Lovitz

The coolest part is that our selfie lives forever online and can be seen by anyone, anytime, anywhere in the world. It's that kind of global, instant reach that attracted a pair of Instagram lovers from Spain to create what's going to be the world's largest collection of digital photos ever.

Blurred Lines: Fashion X Design = Art

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.22.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

Fashion is art. Fashion is an outward expression of those fantastical ideas conjured up inside of each of us. Often we stifle the expression of our imagination because of societal norms. What's expected? What's accepted? What will resonate?

How a Convention About Work Turned Into a Pop-Up Art Gallery

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

The role of art in amplifying workers' voices as well as changing perceptions about worker movements got a great display in Los Angeles recently.

Schoolboy Q & SZA Loosen Their Caps

Jerell Tongson | Posted 11.18.2013 | New York
Jerell Tongson

Monday night fans, internet illuminatis, fashion models and The Falcon all gathered in a turned (turnt?) out gallery space in Chelsea to see phase two of TDE in 2013.

Buying Art Online Is Here to Stay

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Fully, 71 percent of art collectors have now purchased art of some form online. Now, more than ever, art is becoming less physical, evolving into a more accepted digital-first experience. Here are some of the more noticeable advantages we're seeing from the shift toward online art.

I Saw Death: Melissa Carroll's Recurrence at Andrea Rosen Gallery 2

Daniel Maidman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

In light of this pitiless way of looking at things, Melissa Carroll has earned something few of us have: peace. She has been given little -- or rather, has had much taken from her -- and instead of despairing, she has made everything out of nothing.

How to Do Florence on a Budget

Budget Travel | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Photo Courtesy of mcmillent/myBudgetTravel. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel. Florence is an Italian city best known for its art. Home to ...

An Entrepreneurial Gallery Owner in the US: An Interview with Robert Reynolds

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Steve Mariotti

Robert Reynolds owns the Reynolds Fine Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut. I decided to do an interview with him because I wanted to share with you the perspective and experience of an unconventional entrepreneur.

LongHouse Reserve White Night 2013 Summer Benefit

Liz Markus | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

LongHouse Reserve is a not-for-profit museum and garden founded by legendary textile designer, Jack Lenor Larsen.

Alternative Models: Endeavors Toward the Future

Jane Harris | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts
Jane Harris

As most people know the gallery world in NYC has bored me to tears for years. But here are some examples of artists, shows, venues, etc. that still move me. Each one profiled answers the same set of questions designed to highlight motivations, exemplary projects and defining features.

The Art Of War

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts

KONJIC, Bosnia-Herzegovina — A once-secret bunker built to shelter Yugoslavia's communist leadership from nuclear war has temporarily reopened a...

An Artist's Observations On The Armory Show

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Art Show is not only the Art Dealers Association of America's 25th annual fair but also the nation's longest running fine art fair. And The Armory Show celebrates its 15th year, as well as the 100th anniversary of the legendary 1913 Amory Show International Exhibition of Modern Art.

The Ethnic Cleansing of Judaism in Medieval and Renaissance Art

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Bernard Starr

In every gallery I was surrounded by paintings that featured a cast of characters and lavish settings that bore no resemblance to the world that Jesus and his followers inhabited. Every wall greeted me with blond, fair-skinned European figures.

Art Dealer Questions The Sanity Of The Contemporary Art World

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.22.2013 | Arts

Jim Kempner (of Chelsea's Jim Kempner Fine Art) just loves to make fun of the contemporary art world. In his hilarious online video series, "The Madne...

Joseph Cornell's Amazing Manual of Marvels (PHOTOS)

Jane Chafin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin


Mr. 'Metamorphosis: Give Me Your Wings' at Lehmann Maupin Gallery (Video)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts

The current exhibition "Metamorphosis: Give Me Your Wings" at Lehmann Maupin Gallery in New York presents new works by Japanese artist Mr. The centerp...

Two Different Days, Two Very Different Emotions

Michael Kaiser | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

There are two days of the calendar that are very close together for most arts organizations but that elicit completely different emotions from me and from many other arts executives I know: the first day of the new season and the first day of the new fiscal year.

Top Ten Tips for Art Gallery Hopping

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.16.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

t can be intimidating if this is your first time to an art opening or art fair; but, despite some quirky old misconception that has hung around for way too long, art is not just for the rich or privileged. Art is for everyone. It's practically one of the Ten Commandments.

The Cultural Landscape Architects: Hudson of Feature Inc.

Julie Chae | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts
Julie Chae

Hudson has exhibited art uncompromisingly based on aesthetic -- not business -- principles, as well as the values of pluralism and diversity shaped during his years as an artist and non-profit arts administrator.

Who's In and Who's Out at Art Basel Miami Beach 2012

ARTINFO | Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts

Fall may have just begun, but Art Basel Miami Beach is already gearing up for December. The mother of all American art fairs has compiled its exhibito...

The Medium Is The Message

Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts

Most times we purchase art postcards, we are purchasing copies of famous works from overpriced museum shops. But there was a time when postcards were ...

Ernesto Burgos at Kate Werble Gallery

Kari Adelaide | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

Quizzical and daring, Burgos' work occupies a tensely coiled line between the temporal fact of the everyday and timeless potentiality.

A Chelsea Gallery Tour: Evaluating the Cutting Edge Through the Eyes of Representational Artists

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

When you enter a gallery, especially a well-known gallery with outposts in London and Hong Kong and New York, there is a temptation to believe that one is seeing the "best of the best." But is that always the case?