“Tax Break Used by Investors in Flipping Art Faces Scrutiny”

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Blog Posts | No Comments

NEW YORK TIMES | GRAHAM BOWLEY Introduced in the 1920s to ease the tax burden of farmers who wanted to swap property, it soon became a tool for real estate investors flipping, say, office buildings for shopping malls. Now, this little-known provision in the tax code, known as a like-kind exchange, has become a popular […]

Ruth Silverman (1936 – 2015)

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Blog Posts | No Comments

Written by Susanna Briselli & Leah Eskin Ruth Silverman, the noted photographer, curator, and author, died in her home in Berkeley, California, on April 10. She was 78. The cause was complications from Parkinson’s disease. She is remembered for her groundbreaking career as a curator of photography; her influential, award-winning, and charming photography book “The […]