Picasso, the painter who changed sculpture forever

Woman’s Head (Fernande) 1909, Bronze To attend the Picasso Sculpture Exhibit at MoMA is to witness the secret workings of a relentless creative mind. Never schooled in sculpture, he was free to explore its potential, without fear of failure. Coupled with his sense of playfulness and rebellious outlook, he worked in the gap between painting Read more about Picasso, the painter who changed sculpture forever[…]

Ink and Skinner

Record setting price was set at auction for tattooed figure. Hammer price for this two and 1/2 foot tall composition figure was $23,000. Add the 25% buy in commission, tax and other official sounding crap and you’re up around $30,000!  One famous Folk art dealer went as high as $2,500. “Well I guess I did Read more about Ink and Skinner[…]

Richard Serra, Bully with a Beret

Dropping by the Richard Serra show at Gagosian brought to mind a Vanity Fair article. It compiled a list of the top Six Artists alive today. Here are the results:        The Most-Voted-for Artists Gerhard Richter: 24 votes Jasper Johns: 20 votes Richard Serra: 19 votes Bruce Nauman: 17 votes Cindy Sherman: 12 Read more about Richard Serra, Bully with a Beret[…]