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Statue Selfies

It’s one of the newest internet trends, and also one of the most bearable things that people are posting on the Internet these days. It began at the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, Ireland by a visitor who took photographs of Greco-Roman sculptures with his phone in such a way to look like the statues … Continue reading

Guy Laramée: an artist of many talents

Guy Laramée is an artist of many talents; successfully conquering the disciplines of theater writing and directing, contemporary music composition, musical instrument design and building, singing, video, scenography, sculpture, installation, painting, and literature.  The conglomeration of his works have been shown throughout the United States, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, and Latin America. Influenced strongly … Continue reading

Perls found not guilty in Calder case

The friendship between sculptor Alexander Calder and his gallery representative Klaus G. Perls turned the two men into “family.”  Unfortunately, the tight bond was recently shattered when Calders’ heirs claimed fraud.   The Calder heirs accused Perls of withholding tens of millions of dollars from the sculptor, selling fakes and cheating taxes by hiding millions of … Continue reading

Retrospective – Top Ten Artworks of 2013

1. Sold for: $142,405,000 – *World record for highest paid lot!* 2. Sold for: $105,445,000 – *Record for Andy Warhol’s highest paid lot!* 3. Sold for: $58,363,750 – *Record for Jackson Pollock’s highest paid lot!* 4. Sold for: $58,405,000 – *Record for Jeff Koons’s highest paid lot!* 5. Sold for: $57,285,000 – *Ranks number 4 for Andy Warhol’s highest paid … Continue reading