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A Tale of Three Muses

May 14, 2014

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I have decided that today is good day for the revival of some good ol’ art gossip filled with passion and sex and crazy, overwhelming emotions and heartbreak. We have Ilona Staller, a.k.a. Cicciolina, a.k.a. Jeff Koon’s ex-wife and former porn star, to thank for this. I saw her portrait in the David Bailey exhibition […]

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Poor Old David

May 7, 2014

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  Word around town is that Michelangelo’s David has weak ankles. But who can blame the poor guy? He’s been standing for 510 years in the same contraposto pose, looking beautifully innocent with his crisp curls and dashing gaze. Experts have identified small cracks that are making him frail – and when you are the […]

Canvassing for Colombia

September 9, 2013

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I am extending a formal invitation to my favorite place on Earth: the place where palenqueras, dark, beautiful women clothed in colourful skirts and dresses, carry deep trays filled with fresh fruit on their head; the ancient entrance to South America that was once the object of desire of every pirate in the Caribbean; the […]

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Is Buying Art as an Investment a Good Idea? Don’t Think So.

March 13, 2013

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Buying art purely as an investment is a very risky business, in my opinion. This morning I read an article in El Economista about Javier Lumbreras, the founder and director of the Artemundi Global Fund (AGF) where he talks about how there is no doubt in his mind that collecting art is currently the best […]

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Street Art Anarchy

March 12, 2013

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Welcome to the mind-blowing world of Street Art. Any thank you notes should probably be sent to Banksy, our beloved English graffiti artist whom we’ve all come to know and love for his wit and the mystery behind his identity. The identity – or lack there of – that makes him so cool. This is […]

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