The Art Lawyer's Diary: Venice Art Biennale & documenta fifteen - Icons of the International Art World Question the Role of Art and the Artist in Times of Global Crisis
Jun 22, 2022
The Venice Art Biennale: The Milk of Dreams Barbara T. Hoffman, Esq.* The 59th edition of the Venice Art Biennale, under the title of “The Milk of Dreams,” opened to the public on April 23 – November 27, 2022. The exhibition takes place in the Central Pavilion of the Giardini and Arsenal. There are also […]Read more
How Are NFTs Changing the Art World?
Jun 10, 2022
It seems non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are constantly in the headlines. That’s especially true for art lovers. Their world is becoming dominated by news of the latest major NFT releases and the fortunes made overnight by crypto artists. But what are NFTs, how are they changing the art world, and what can we expect to see […]Read more
Art Fairs & Galleries: Survival Post Covid
Apr 28, 2022
Covid-19 pandemic continues to create disruptions in particular for art fairs and galleries. We are now in the process of sifting through its impact and seeing what remains after two years of painful change and loss. For art fairs and galleries, their entire model was based on in-person experiences. But the field proved nimble, and […]Read more
5 Questions with Accredited Appraiser Frances Zeman
Apr 12, 2022
We had the pleasure of sitting down with Frances Zeman, who has been an active member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) since 1980. Her broad client and appraisal experience includes Insurance placement and loss, Estates & Trust matters, Charitable Contributions and other Wealth Management strategies. But when we really got deep into things, […]Read more
One Art Nation: Empowering Art Collectors and Professionals
Mar 31, 2022
We sat down for a chat with Subkit, who were interested in hearing about our entrepreneurial journey in the art world. Here’s how it went… What’s your business, and who are your customers? One Art Nation (1AN) – www.oneartnation.com – is THE trusted source of online art market education across the globe. We initially targeted the […]Read more
How Do You Become an Art Auctioneer?
Mar 4, 2022
When we imagine an auctioneer, we think of a rapid-fire talker throwing out numbers in a fast paced atmosphere, cigar smoke rising up to the ceiling. And for many auctions, that’s fairly accurate (except maybe the now outdated indoor smoking). Many auctions do run at a fast pace, encouraging bidders to get in while the […]Read more
What Do Art Dealers Do, and How Do You Work with One?
Jan 5, 2022
Art dealers buy and sell artwork. That was easy, but as you might expect, there is more to it than that. The art market can get complicated. It deals in one-of-a-kind works, things that can’t be replicated. If there is a painting you want, you can’t necessarily go to a store and buy it. If […]Read more
How to Collect Perishable Art
Feb 21, 2020
There’s a new trend of food as art, ever since a banana taped to a wall with duct tape sold at Art Basel Miami for $120,000. The artwork was by Maurizio Cattelan and it was titled “Comedian.” The billionaire Miami couple that bought it stated that they thought Comedian might become significant in art history. […]Read more