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In a closely-watched defamation case, art authenticator Peter Paul Biro has lost his appeal of a case he brought against writer David Grann and New Yorker magazine publisher Condé Nast concerning that raised questions about Biro’s methodology. Click the following link to read the full New Yorker 2010 article, The Mark of a Masterpiece.
Park West, the biggest art gallery in the world, knows how to sell at sea—where there’s bad Wi-Fi and plenty of Champagne.
Among the passengers gathered for the art auction, the guy sitting in front of me seemed the most likely to have attended just for the free booze. The advertisements left in our staterooms had promised Champagne, and amid the smart polo shirts and sundresses, this middle-aged man stood out ....
The Australian art market showed remarkable resilience in the current year in the face of the loss of two of its biggest spenders. Given the previous year’s total included substantial big ticket sales of non-Australian art it would appear that the story of the Australian art market in the latest year is “steady as she goes” rather like the larger than life yachts in the painting of Sydney Harbour by Arthur Streeton which produced one of the year’s best prices.
With art auctions in both Wellington and Auckland in the last couple of weeks being the ''last cab off the rank'' could prove to be a little problematic, but just as I thought the secondary market was running out of steam after a tsunami of auctions, I had to think again
On 1 December Art + Object offered the almost full market an end of year sale of Important Paintings & Contemporary Art Including Works from the Collection of Celia Dunlop, comprising 100 lots of 20th and 21st century New Zealand Art.
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