To lure the public back into art galleries, dealers are banding together and adopting vintage tactics like the old-fashioned gallery walk.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
Hello friends, I invite you stop by the ICA in San Jose and check out NextNewPaper, a new exhibition opening June 5th that features the work of 17 Bay Area artists creating innovative new works created with paper. I have one of my drawings from the "Embryo Series" included. Lots of exciting events happening throughout the show, hope to see you there! Cheers, PeterRead More
A settlement was reached in an international legal drama over Picasso’s plaster “Bust of a Woman” pitting two of the world’s biggest art buyers against each other, New York billionaire Leon Black versus a member of Qatar’s royal family.Read More
We love the annual extravaganza that is Art Basel Miami Beach. It is not just over the top, with estimated whole value of $3 billion (USD), it's a cultural love fest of unimaginable, and enormous, financial and global proportion.Read More