The Vivian Maier Archive—A Guessing Game

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

Managing the archive of a deceased artist can be a challenge, especially if the artist has not specified their wishes before death, written or otherwise. While some high profile (and staggeringly organized) photographers like Richard Avedon left a detailed directive for his Foundation (specifying, for example, that no posthumous prints would be produced from his […]

Buyers Find Taxbreak on Art

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

NEW YORK TIMES | By GRAHAM BOWLEY and PATRICIA COHEN EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, tucked into a quiet corner of a college campus here in the hills of the Pacific Northwest, is hardly the epicenter of the art world. Yet major collectors, fresh from buying a Warhol or a Basquiat […]

Scores of Helmut Newton Forgeries Discovered

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

This article illustrates perfectly why it’s important to work with a reputable dealer or auction house that knows the artist’s work and has access to the Estate or Foundation if there are questions about the artwork. —Stoots artnet News | Alexander FORBES – 9 June 2014 The online art market is being flooded with forged […]