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The spring art auctions: money amok

It’s the time of the season when we turn our beer-soaked attentions towards the modern art world and gaze, in dumbfounded disbelief, at what hedge fund princes, Russian oligarchs and Sheiks of Araby spend on what they are… 1 077 mots de plus

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“Red” – A Look at Perception

By Karen Isaacs

 Red by is supposedly a play about Art with a capital A and about how the artist works.  But it really is much more about perception and vision:  What do we see?  727 mots de plus

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Sugimoto's Seascapes

Early morning, dawn. Cold clear.

Castle Point, Falmouth, purpose built for easterly seawards observation and the perfect location to record pre-dawn and sunrise. The simplest of pictorial forms: the sky, the sea, separated by the horizon line. 290 mots de plus

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freedom

In our culture we talk about freedom as our highest good.
The freedom to make your own choices.
The freedom to do what you want. 477 mots de plus

Sarah

Is the Art World in for a Spring Sales Slump?

« I’ve been working my ass off just for you to make that profit!” artist Robert Rauschenberg shouted at a 1973 sale at Sotheby’s to one of his collectors who had just sold the artist’s painting Thaw for which he had originally paid $900, for $85,000. 974 mots de plus

Sotheby's

Mark Rothko on painting

« I do not believe that there was ever a question of being abstract or representational. It is really a matter of ending this silence and solitude, of breathing and stretching one’s arms again. »~ Mark Rothko

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BLACK and WHITE


PHOTOGRAPHS OF ORESTE ALBERTINI’S PAINTINGS

by Rosanna Albertini

I am in this painting, the little girl sitting in the foreground, 1949?

We say… 1 604 mots de plus

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