Hidden Gurlitt Collection to be Displayed in Germany and Switzerland

Works from Cornelius Gurlitt’s hidden art collection are finally going to be exhibited starting in November, according to an article by the New York Times. The collection was discovered during…

Valuable Sculpture Damaged at D.C. Museum, Possibly by Selfie-taker

Part of an exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington D.C. was damaged and closed last weekend, according to an article by the New York Times. A pumpkin sculpture in…

RedDot Reader Profile | Betty Jo Costanzo

Betty Jo Costanzo is an abstract artist who lives in Seattle, Washington. Her serene paintings are full of motion and beautifully blended colors. I enjoyed talking to Betty Jo about…

London Art Gallery Showcases Art from Instagram

Instagram is a fun, image-based social media platform that is popular with young people, but could it also be a place to show and market art to collectors? The major…

RedDot Reader Profile | Suzanne Massion

Oil painter Suzanne Poursine Massion lives in the rural Hampshire Township in Northern Illinois, about 60 miles west of Chicago. The picturesque farmland around her inspires the creation of her…

Crafting Professional Emails for Better Art Business Communication

As an artist in the digital age, chances are you have to write emails on a regular basis. You might have to use email to approach galleries, maintain current gallery…

George Lucas’ New Art Museum to be Built in L.A.

George Lucas announced last Tuesday that his $1 billion art museum is going to be built at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, according to an article by The Art Newspaper. With a design that could have come out of the Star Wars films, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a unique home for Lucas’ personal art collection.

Don’t Overdo the Gratitude When you Make an Art Sale

There is nothing more exciting than selling a piece of art. If you are directly involved in the sale process you will feel a rush of excitement and accomplishment, as…

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!

As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made this such a great year. I’m grateful to Xanadu collectors, who are some of the most interesting people in the world – thank you for your enthusiasm and passion for art. I’m grateful to the artists we work with for providing their best work this past year. I’d also like to thank RedDotBlog readers for creating a vibrant community and for sharing your ideas and experiences.

RedDot Reader Profile | Lisa Gibson

Artist Lisa Gibson lives and paints in the mountains just outside the small town of Lincoln, Montana. Lisa’s soft paintings blend the very real beauty of nature with her own…