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TWO ARTISTS IN VENICE

I admire very much the work of Mark Bradford, which occupies the US pavilion at the Venice biennal this year. Like a great composer finds the right notes, Bradford virtuously plays with colors and lines . Like me, he often … Continue reading

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“DO YOU THINK IT HAS ANY VALUE?”

I can’t believe this is only my first post of this year; I intent to make up for that. There’s a lot I want to show. I’ll start with three new pieces.   “ART” Oil on canvas, wooden frame (16 … Continue reading

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WE GO TO THE GALLERY

I want to share with you the pleasure of visiting a gallery of contemporary art with Miriam Elia, a British artist and comedian.  Her book and exhibition, “We go to the gallery” (2014) succeeds in spoofing both the art world … Continue reading

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Art is a dirty business

Among the many records set at Christie’s astonishing $852.9million contemporary art sale in New York last week, one has so far gone strangely unreported; the highest price ever paid for a urinal. Robert Gober’s 1988 installation Three Urinals sold for … Continue reading

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