Want to Get Rich Buying Art? Invest in Women! Want to Get Rich Buying Art? Invest in Women!

More than ever, female artists are breaking sales records and being recognized for their role in important art movements.   Once, when asked about discrimination against female artists, the Abstract Expressionist Lee Krasner said the bias was as old...

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Want to Get Rich Buying Art? Invest in Women!

How Jenny Saville Changed the Way We View the Female Form in Painting How Jenny Saville Changed the Way We View the Female Form in Painting

British artist Jenny Saville became famous for paintings that render female flesh on a monumental scale. Her canvases, often larger than 6 by 6 feet, magnify the raw details of embodied experience: large, drooping breasts; pregnant bellies and flab;...

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How Jenny Saville Changed the Way We View the Female Form in Painting

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sales Fetch $91.5 Million, as Banksy’s Famous Painting Self-Destructs Live Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sales Fetch $91.5 Million, as Banksy’s Famous Painting Self-Destructs Live

The British street artist Banksy and the auction house, brought some calculated spectacle to the evening’s proceedings.   Sotheby’s managed to squeeze two sales and a prank into its Frieze week evening auction of contemporary art on last Friday....

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Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sales Fetch $91.5 Million, as Banksy's Famous Painting Self-Destructs Live

A Woman’s Place Is Everywhere at Frieze 2018 A Woman’s Place Is Everywhere at Frieze 2018

By almost any measure, women still don’t have parity in the art world, whether it is the number of solo museum shows, institutional directorships or major gallery representation. In that context, Frieze London and Frieze Masters, the sibling art...

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A Woman’s Place Is Everywhere at Frieze 2018

How Optical Artists of the 1960s Created Their Hallucinatory Effects How Optical Artists of the 1960s Created Their Hallucinatory Effects

According to ancient Greek legend, the artist Zeuxis, who lived around the 5th century B.C. rendered grapes so realistically, that birds flew into his painting in attempts to eat the fruit. People have enjoyed such painterly illusions for millennia....

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How Optical Artists of the 1960s Created Their Hallucinatory Effects

How to Buy Emerging Art for Your Corporate Collection How to Buy Emerging Art for Your Corporate Collection

A corporate art collection can be a great asset to any company. Art collections provide the opportunity to support your local arts community. When chosen well, it can boost your brand and it helps to create a positive ambiance...

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How to Buy Emerging Art for Your Corporate Collection

How You Can Increase & Protect the Value of Your Art Collection How You Can Increase & Protect the Value of Your Art Collection

An artwork’s journey is part of its story! In today’s article we will explore how the value of your art collection can magnify throughout the years. So let’s begin with an example.   Picture yourself at an art auction...

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How You Can Increase & Protect the Value of Your Art Collection

How To Best Display and Protect Your Art at Home How To Best Display and Protect Your Art at Home

Imagine watching a piece of your art collection come crashing to the ground. Professional Art Hanger and Storage Specialist Isaac Karner tells the story of a client calling him, frantic, over a shattered antique mirror. “It was strung on a wire,”...

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How To Best Display and Protect Your Art at Home

7 Artists Who Created Innovative Kinetic Sculptures 7 Artists Who Created Innovative Kinetic Sculptures

Alexander Calder’s name has become synonymous with the mobile, a kinetic sculpture propelled by its own equilibrium. In 1930, after years of working with wire—creating complex circus scenes, sculptures of Josephine Baker, horses, elephants, and other subject matter both...

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7 Artists Who Created Innovative Kinetic Sculptures

These 10 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward These 10 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward

Sculpture was once considered the domain of ambitious male artists, a medium as challenging in its physicality as it was limitless in scope. But for several decades, artists from Eva Hesse and Senga Nengudi to Phyllida Barlow and Ursula...

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These 10 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward