Ethnographic Art: A Changing Frontier
Today’s collector must be sensitive to numerous issues. Read More
The Fossil Industry
Can you dig it?
Excavation methodologies have evolved from the simple basket and pickaxe used in the earlier centuries, and prices have risen to a headline-worthy status—but our passion for connecting with and collecting prehistory remains as strong as ever. Article.
Long regarded as a “minor craft”, ceramics have emerged from the annals of antiquity and shelves of granny’s china cabinet to become a platform for social commentary, a place to confront tradition, and a medium in which to explore form over function. Read Article
Art in Public Spaces
Early manifestations of public art were memorials, behemoths feting victories of warfare or commemorating leaders. Today, public art’s relevance is manifold as a vehicle for, commentary on, and reflection of social, political, and cultural experience and change. Read Article
Middle Eastern Art Markets
Salam, art world.
While talk of Egyptian art at auction typically bends one’s thoughts toward antiquity, the sale of artist Mahmoud Said’s The Whirling Dervishes for over $2.5-million could be seen as a turning point in the fluorescence of the Middle Eastern modern and contemporary art market. Read Article