Monthly Archives: May 2010


It’s nearly impossible to catch Brent Green in a calm moment these days.  When we sat down at the beginning of May, Brent had just opened an exhibition at the Andrew Edlin Gallery.  The night before, he’d performed at MoMA.  Two hours after our coffee, his first feature-length film, Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, would [...]
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San Francisco Fine Art Fair

If the packed opening night preview at the Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion of the San Francisco Fine Art Fair, benefiting the San Francisco Art Institute, was any indicator of the Bay Area’s appetite for the modern and contemporary Art, then the this fledgling art Fair seems to be off to a strong start. According to [...]
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The Berlin Collective

Berlin Collective presents… experimental program run by a group of professionals in the arts, artists, and curators. Having moved to Berlin 3 years ago, and working as an artist here, you are often struck by how many collectors, art dealers, artists are constantly streaming through Berlin. About once a week, I receive emails from colleagues, [...]
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Private Collectors and Museums

One of the biggest controversies in the art world right now is the role of the private collector in the non-profit museum. Skin Fruit, currently on view at the New Museum, is the collection of Dakis Joannou, a New Museum Trustee.  The New York Times brazenly questioned the New Museum’s ethics and then continued their rant [...]
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Reverse Study

The soul never thinks without an image.—Aristotle. Thank you, Nilani, for asking I contribute something about my preparation of the rapidly approaching May auction. I naturally obliged that early Spring afternoon, knowing I need not divulge massively confidential information like the sticky circumstances of consignors or the drama of internal politics or the complications of [...]
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