Studio Tour | Dave Newman Studio, Prescott, AZ

Carrie and I were in Prescott over the weekend celebrating Carrie’s birthday and had the chance to visit Dave Newman’s studio. Dave and Donna Newman built a beautiful home and…

Sold! | Penny Peterson

Xanadu Director, Elaine, recently worked with New York City clients who are furnishing a second home on North Scottsdale. They stopped by the gallery and fell in love with a…

Recent Xanadu Opening | Lorri Acott and Penny Peterson

Images from a recent Artwalk opening for perennial Xanadu favorites Lorri Acott and Penny Peterson. The featured artists – Lorri Acott and Penny Peterson Penny mingling with guests Penny and…

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…

Call for Qualifications

The Utah Public Art Program has just released a call for artist’s qualifications for the new Agricultural Sciences Facility on the campus of Utah State University in Logan, Utah. The…

Client Installation | Scottsdale, AZ

In November, Elaine, Gallery Director extraordinaire, helped local clients acquire 7 pieces from Xanadu Gallery. The collectors had just moved from a larger home in North Scottsdale to a condo…

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…

New Free Broadcasts Available | Learn how to Ship your Art

Learn how to ship your art in our 2 part art workshop series “Secrets of Shipping Art”. Part I covers shipping paintings, and Part II shipping sculpture and other 3D…

Museum Visit | Metropolitan Museum of Art

It’s almost ridiculous that it has taken me this long to get to the Met, but none of my previous travels have ever actually taken me into Manhattan. On a…

Museum Visit | Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is undergoing major renovations as the museum expands both its exhibit space and its educational facilities. Unlike the Columbus Museum of Art, however, there is…