James Yood: author, essayist, art critic. RIP.Read More
What is an art advisor, and what role does she or he play in the art market?
As the contemporary market has grown, more and more collectors are chasing a finite number of works by brand-name artists or hot up-and-comers, and they want to be sure that they’re making the right choice. Advisors help collectors buy art by offering a variety of services to simplify the acquisition process.Read More
How tough is life for a San Francisco artist in 2016? Just ask Raphael Noz, a 51-year-old painter, sculptor, and performance artist. “At the risk of controversy, it’s like going through the AIDS crisis again,” he says. He likens the threat of displacement to “this big scary thing that was affecting everybody in your community. When it came, they were gone. You prayed that it didn’t happen to you.”Read More
Joshua Hershman is an American-born artist dedicated to developing new techniques in glass-working that combine optical physics with the fluidity of glass to make conceptually driven sculpture. By harnessing light through hand-polished lenses, Hershman employs unique methods of casting, coldworking and photography in his boundary-pushing work.Read More