Read This: When Art, Apple and the Secret Service Collide: ‘People Staring at Computers’

When New York Media artist Kyle McDonald heard a knock on his door one morning last summer, the last thing he expected  was the team of Secret Service agents confronting…

Irving Blum Interview re Roy Lichtenstein’s Sleeing Girl – Via Sotheby’s

Watch a brief, extremely well-produced interview with legendary LA art dealer Irving Blum as he discusses discovering Roy Lichtenstein and giving him his first LA show.

2012 State of the Art Survey | Results from Full-Time Artists

Several weeks ago we published some initial results from our 2012 State of the Art Survey (view the original post here). In the original post you can read about how…

Podcast Recording Available | Let’s Talk Art Marketing and Art Business!

Thanks to all of you who joined Barney Davey and me for the podcast yesterday afternoon. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, or those of you who…

Debate: Should an Artist Create all of Their Own Work?

Artist David Hockney recently took a swipe at Damien Hirst: A small note on the posters for David Hockney‘s forthcoming exhibition at the Royal Academy contains a sly dig at…

Britain Celebrates 10 Years of Free Admission to Museums – Should America Follow Suit?

In celebration of 10 years of free entry to British museums, the Guardian invited Chris Smith, who was responsible for pushing for and end to charging for entry, to introduce…

The Case for Celebrating Artists While they are Still Alive

Jonathan Jones (from the UK’s Guardian) makes a great case for celebrating artists while they are still alive, rather than waiting until they pass. His suggestion to take a few…

Artist Cy Twombly Passes

Artist Cy Twombly died Tuesday in Rome at the age of 83. Noted for his large scale abstract works that refused to fit neatly into any of the major art…

And for our next big bubble: Art Stock Exchange

If you’ve been watching the art auctions lately you’ve probably noted that Sothebys and Christies are setting records left and right. Giacometti’s $104.3 Million auction record set in February stood…

Charlie Rose Interviews Chuck Close & Richard Serra (and others) in a Round Table on Creativity

In October, Charlie Rose closed his series on the Brain by talking about the creative brain. I didn’t see the interview live but an artist, Barbara Leiner, who I met…