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new york architecture photos: ellen fisch does the bronx

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Photographer Ellen Fisch’s new show at New Century Artists in Chelsea showcases the artist’s New York architecture photos of the Bronx. Having grown up in Brooklyn in the late 1940s, Fisch’s love of architecture led her to a career as … Continue reading

artistic furniture made in the usa

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Artistic furniture is exactly what one expects from someone trained in the art of sculpture, and that’s what the talented Steven Haulenbeek delivers. There’s a beautiful rustic quality to his work – refined elegance and impeccably crafted furniture and accessories … Continue reading

dutch old master paintings at sothebys

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Henry and June “Jimmy” Weldon amassed a fascinating collection of Flemish and Dutch old master paintings over 60 years of passionate collecting. Around 2002 I had the good fortune to meet Jimmy and was invited to her apartment to look … Continue reading

Lauren Bacall’s Henry Moore Sculpture at Bonhams

I was recently asked what is the one art piece I covet and, assuming price were no object, I replied without hesitation it would be a Henry Moore sculpture. I can think of no other artwork that so effortlessly captures the human … Continue reading

monkeying around: a lalanne sculpture at sotheby’s paris

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Lalanne sculpture has become a calling card in the world of modern and contemporary art telling people that you have arrived on the frenzied scene of “true” art collecting.  I usually avoid the over-hyped names in art; my feeling is … Continue reading

fine contemporary art from dorotheum, vienna

Dorotheum-Sean-Scully-painting

If you’re involved in the fine contemporary art + design market in New York as I am, May is one of the craziest months of the entire year.  Besides the numerous events related to New York design week, the ICFF … Continue reading

the contemporary art installations of chiharu shiota

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The contemporary art installations of conceptual Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota (b. 1972) use found objects like beds, books, toys, suitcases, shoes and windows enveloped or suspended in a cobweb of strings.  It’s a fascinating concept: think about it – what’s … Continue reading