Monthly Archives: June 2009

Top Billionaire Art Collectors

By Anthony Haden-Guest, Forbes.com The worlds of art and money have always been intertwined; each basking in the other’s reflected luster. Today’s billionaires are no different from the grand dukes and popes of the Renaissance or the merchants of 17th … Continue reading

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Buyers Focus on Works Worth the Fight

New York Times  June 25, 2009 By SOUREN MELIKIAN LONDON — The first signs of potential trouble are beginning to appear on the auction scene. In Christie’s traditional early summer sale of Impressionist and Modern art held on Tuesday, desirable … Continue reading

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Artwork returned to descendants of original owners:Nazis looted paintings from gallery

Agence France-Presse    April 10, 2009 Three paintings at California’s Hearst Castle which were looted by the Nazis from a Jewish couple who later died in the Holocaust are to be returned to their family, it was confirmed Thursday. A news … Continue reading

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Featuring Christina Madden – Multimedia Artist

I was wonderstruck  by the vibrant colors when I first viewed this beautiful floral work of Art by Christina Madden named Nature’s Colored Palette.    About the Artist: Christina Madden states: “Painting is my way of expressing an emotion, or moment … Continue reading

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Painting’s record price proof of art’s attraction

By Robert Remington, Calgary Herald    May 26, 2009         In a post-Wall Street world of derivatives and Ponzi schemes, it comes as no surprise to art experts that a painting sold at the recent Doc Seaman estate auction fetched … Continue reading

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