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The Art World

Spectacular Auction Results Aren't the Real Art World News

John Seed | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Honestly I would like to see stories about auction prices covered as financial news: a few graphs and charts would tell the story just fine. That way, art critics and bloggers could devote their time to reporting on some more fresh and compelling art world stories.

The Warehouse Era Begins in the Los Angeles Art World

Mat Gleason | Posted 08.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Mat Gleason

The Warehouse Era is upon us. Galleries are suddenly going big, bigger than ever. They are leaving the traditional Westside enclaves in search of real estate to show larger artworks,

How Artists Survive

Juri Koll | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Artists' lives, and they way they survive, are as important as their work, because their work is the result. We get to see the work, and we can feel the life. 2013-04-03-kollpull.jpg

The Art Market and Art Criticism Will Divorce in 2013: An Allegory

John Seed | Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts
John Seed

In a joint prepared statement issued earlier today, The Art Market and Art Criticism -- two allegorical figures whose uneasy marriage has been under visible strain in the past month -- have confirmed reports that they intend to divorce next year.

Why The Art World Is So Loathsome

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts

By Simon Doonan Freud said the goals of the artist are fame, money, and beautiful lovers. Based on my artist acquaintances, I would say this holds ...