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Koons in Versailles 2008

Both enthralled and appalled by the Jeff Koons exhibition in Versailles, one of the world’s most refined palaces today, I needed a long but leisurely stroll in the extended gardens of this glorious monument of art and artifacts of French style of the highest quality caliber, to allow me to reflect on it all. Self-confessed, […]

The Kitsch or ART of Jeff Koons

By Astrid Lee, http://www.eArtfair.com/blog – copyright 2007 Jeff Koons is easily one of the most controversial artists in our time. http://www.eArtfair.com/blog Article Copyright 2007 Everybody who has been on a tour in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art knows the 52-year-old American artist Jeff Koons as the brain behind the kitsch (?) porcelain statue […]

Andy Warhol’s Fine Christmas Pop Art

When people think of famous contemporary artists that comment on Christmas, they always think of musicians. However, there are some great contemporary famous artists who made Christmas-related art. I confess that I discovered by accident that pop artist Andy Warhol made a collection of Christmas artworks, depicting a Christmas sled with presents, Christmas Wreaths, a […]

What’s Happening in the Artworld in Europe :: 2009

Guide to Current & Upcoming Museum Shows, Exhibits & Art Fairs What’s hot in Europe ATHENS, GREECE :: Gagosian Gallery:: Cy Twombly till 31 October With double-header shows, eight new bronze sculptures in New York and new paintings in Athens, Twombly is in top form. The painting exhibition in Athens inaugurates the latest Gagosian Gallery. […]

Art Basel 40: The prime 2009 art event is just a week away

Art 40 Basel | The 40th anniversary of the premier international art show The 40th edition of Art Basel takes place in the culturally rich city of Basel, Switzerland, from June 10 through June 14, 2009. As the world’s premier art show, Art Basel marks the annual reunion of the international artworld. This year, more […]

Contemporary Art Dealer’s Gift to the British

Jackie Wullschlager at FT.com, in its section on art collecting, offers a landmark article ‘An Art Dealer’s Gift to the British’: “At a rowdy Gilbert and George opening in the mid-1970s, the two artists known as the “living sculptures” dared Anthony d’Offay, a shy, fusty dealer in English art, to kiss Anne Seymour, then one […]

Private Family Collections of Contemporary Art in Miami

Art Basel Miami brought again lots of attention to the two major private art collections in Miami, the Margulies Collection and the Rubell Collection. The Margulies Collection | 2008 – 2009 Exhibition The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, Florida, is said to be one of the city’s most stunning private collections. It includes sculpture, […]

Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum Shows Broad Collection

Through September 2008, BCAM at LACMA will show its inaugural installation. The newly opened Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA holds some of the most iconic artworks from the last four decades—most from the famed Broad Collections. Reflecting Eli and Edythe Broad’s practice of collecting artists in depth, BCAM’s 60,000 sq ft gallery space (about […]

No Name For Art Carnival #3

Welcome to the #3 edition of the no name for ART carnival. The sections to this carnival are: museum shows and gallery shows artwork and artist reviews art collecting how art is made other submitted articles on contemporary fine art museum shows | gallery shows Pooch by Oscar Oiwa The Museum of Contemporary Art in […]

No Name For Art – # 1

Welcome to the March 31, 2008 premiere edition of the fine art blog carnival ‘No Name For Art‘. It is our objective to showcase the best current blog articles on fine art that would be of use and interest to collectors of fine art. We’ll work with our submissions, reviewing what comes up. The submissions […]