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Useless Press Auctions Useless Data

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Useless Press, a self-styled purveyor of “high-quality internet things” launched earlier this month, is, like many no-profit, high-minded endeavors, auctioning an object. The object in… More ›

Art Basel Will Highlight Modern Works

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Art Basel promises such a notable showing of Modern works this year that, for the first time since 2006, the fair has implemented a floorplan shift — yes, a floorplan shift —  to capitalize on it… More ›

Expo Chicago Announces 2015 Exhibitor List

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Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, has announced the exhibitor list for its fourth edition, to be held in the Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, September 17 to 20,… More ›

And Here’s Your Daily Dose of Bicycle Porn

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A $179.4 million dollar Picasso at Christie’s is interesting, I guess, but one should not neglect the more niche corners of the auction market. Case in point: Today’s all-bicycle sale,… More ›

What’s Going on with Orientalist Art?

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Our Fourth Estate can often seem caught in an interminable “Groundhog Day” routine, but a recent article in the Wall Street Journal about Orientalist painting’s… More ›

Welcome to Dallas, New York

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Many Northeast out-of-towners who trekked down to Texas for Dallas Arts Week felt pretty much at home, considering the number of New Yorkers who had been imported for the festivities. At Dallas… More ›

TEFAF Continues to Rack Up Sales

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Torso of a Goddess, probably Uma; Cambodia, Angkor Wat style Khmer, 12th century Grey sandstone; Dr. William Price, Amarillo, Texas (acquired in the 1980s). Classical and contemporary Asian art… More ›