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  • Why Spend $110 Million on a Basquiat? Inquiring Minds Want to Know.

    May 28, 2017

      Here is an interview with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the buyer of the $110M Basquiat painting, who watched the sale on his laptop and bid by telephone from his apartment in Japan.  What I glean from this article by Motoko Rich … More…

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    COMMENTS ON THE ART MARKET

    Comments on the Art Market, Volume 197: Mr. Leonard Litwin By: Howard During my short 57 years on the planet I have met many interesting and influential people … a few of whom have left a lasting impression on me.  The first are my parents who, among many other things, str
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      I found this very amusing and educational.  The Royal Academy of Arts has produced step-by-step instructions (and a video) on how to create: multiple masterpiece spin art paintings (at some point we really need to examine how people are using the term … More…

      I am sure this is a problem most of us would love to be facing … a profit of $85 million and the taxes we will have to pay.  There is a big assumption here: an 2009 estate valuation of $13.5M … More…

      We reported on this case last year and now it seems that disgraced art dealer Perry Rubenstein has taken responsibility for his dishonest acts. While this wasn’t a violent crime, I am still wondering if 180 days in a … More…

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