If 20x200 returns, I wonder if the changing art landscape will impact the business, and if it, like others, will look to original artwork to continue the job already begun -- supporting the artists in the maker movement of today.
Some full-time artists may find that they need to get a part-time job, while others will put renewed effort into strengthening ties with current collectors and establishing awareness among prospective ones.
"I had the phrase seven beauties in my mind for a while when I was approached by Avenue 50 Studio to curate a show," José Lozano said. "I know seven beautiful female artists whose work is spiritually and intelligently beautiful, and whose work I really admire."
Back in the dark ages, if you were in love with one of your pictures and wanted to blow it up you would might take the negative to your local camera shop and have it blown up. But these days it's a different and digital world.
When a strong board isn't developed and nurtured, the staff leadership will almost always find them deficient. Artists and arts managers alike will complain that the board is not generous. This will lead to budget constraints, cash flow problems and worse.
The looting of the artwork during World War II, epic ownership battle with the Italian government, rightful return to the owners and very quick turnover to auction is headline deserving, but hardly mentioned in Christie's promotional materials.