VIDEO: A Moment in Art History – The Wedding Feast at Cana – the story of the Mona Lisa’s gargantuan neighbor

How a huge painting by Italian Paolo Veronese was taken from an Italian basilica by Napoleon’s army, ended up in the Louvre, and why it’s still there. Are in the…

3 Tips to Help You Better Follow Up With Art Buyers and Make More Sales

Case 1: Last summer, I had a woman come into the gallery after having received a copy of our Art Catalogue. She and her husband were nearing the end of…

Online Critique Group Recording 2020-09-02 | Featured Artist Kay Potts

Featured Artist September 2nd: Kaytha Potts Artwork Title: Joseph Medium: Yarn and paint on fabric Size: 30″x42″x1.5″ Price: $2,500 Title: Abe Medium: Yarn on fabric Size: 36″x36″x1.5″ Price: 2,400 Title:…

Avoid Politics, Religion & Sports When Interacting with Potential Buyers | Xanadu Gallery’s Art Marketing Minute

In today’s politically charged environment, especially as we near another election, it’s almost impossible to avoid politics. In this Art Marketing Minute, we explore the importance of keeping your focus…

Hals Panting stolen for the third time

Frans Hals Painting Stolen…For the Third Time

Paintings have been stolen and recovered throughout art history, but few have been quite as popular with art thieves as Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Succeeding with Exhibitions of your Art in Local Venues

In this week’s Ask a Gallery Owner we’ll talk about maximizing sales when showing your work in local venues and exhibits. View Paola Bueso’s art at paolabuesoart.com   

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History – The Fighting Temeraire – why this JMW Turner piece is “England’s favorite painting”

In this Moment in Art History, we’ll look at Turner’s famous piece, “The Fighting Temeraire.” What makes this piece so iconic, and why did Turner take so many artistic liberties…

Debate | Should Visitors be Allowed to Photograph Artwork in Galleries, Museums and Art Shows?

I received the following email from a reader, and artist and studio owner: Hi Jason, Love your Red dot blog! Here’s a topic that I would love to see addressed:…

Selling Art | Words that Make a Difference

Several weeks ago, I struck up a conversation with a gentleman who was visiting the gallery and was fascinated with the art gallery business. He is a business owner himself…

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History: Impression, Sunrise – how Monet’s title became a joke and then a movement

When Monet chose to use the word “Impression” in the title of his painting of the port of Le Havre, he had no idea that it would transform into a…