Stories written by Mason Hayutin Founder, Editor and contributing writer, Mr. Mason Hayutin is recognized for his depth of experience and knowledge in technology, energy economics, and the arts (fine and visual). Having worked with recognized world class artists and their estates since 1997, Mason brings a wealth of practical experiences from installations, marketing and private sales.
An active business advocate, he successfully released the fine art documentary film LUBIE LOVE in 2009 ahead of the global auto crisis - in addition to maintaining his tenure as Vice President of GALLERY M INC. Hayutin holds a degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis. You can read his insight here at The Art Quarterly as well as in regional and national publications.
The summer documentary film season is upon us. What is striking is the focus once again on the interplay between Fine Art and Film Making. Over at HBO, society keeps taking it’s “lead” from Sheila Neivens and crew. They have launched “The Artist is Present,” featuring the “grandmother” of performance fine art, Marina Abramovic. She [...]
Peter Tunney is truly an artist to experience. When you engage in one of his works, you engage a passionate history that speaks volumes. He is recognized as a prominent artist, social and creative. His mediums are mixed: cutouts, silkscreens, new media, visual nuances and sayings that construct his own framework and a distinguished technique. [...]
As Valentines hits us in full swing, Hollywood and Lincoln Center are revving up their own Superbowls. This weekend’s Superbowl demonstrated how one extremely dedicated, provocative and sensational person, Madonna, can almost steal the show. From the urban beats of Tebows’ Cherry Creek North to the 50 yard line at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, [...]
The last time you rode the subway, bus or light rail, did it strike you that your route was “occupied” by snobbery? In last weeks spiral by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, he jousted with a weed in one arm and a hole in his left sock. You see, Gingrich became entangled in survival. The [...]
As the astute collector knows galleries are loosely connected by the modern fine art fair. While some are incredible places and adventures into fine art many others are long events where galleries are asked to pay obscene price per square foot rates. The fair organizers come from all walks of life yet each has a [...]
In a cow town known for it’s latest sports hero, top shredder or triathlete bound for the Olympics, Denver’s Fall lineup of fine art and film events aims to break barriers. Perhaps those dialed-in realize the significance of the Clyfford Still legacy and now the opening of the official – and only museum – dedicated [...]
Through the efforts of many, The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial has been unveiled. It’s revelation, exposes the merits of a global man. A man who has crossed barriers through basic human ideals. Today, family, friends and the international community welcome a “freedom” explosion. As his kind daughter recalled his vows at West Point Park, [...]
Right Here All Over (Occupy Wall St.) from Alex Mallis. The three week experiment in America’s greatest financial capital is starting to take it’s toll – just not for the intended. For those who do not know, #OWS is encamped in New York’s latest tourist trap: Wall Street. Financiers spend most of their days [...]
The city of New York is generating it’s storm of news lately – hurricanes, floods, and with respect, the 10 year anniversary of September 11th. If you are fortunate to visit the new memorials you will want to visit City Hall. Law and Order is not the only thing to watch – as the Public [...]
Rothko, Cy Twombly, Picasso, Robert Kaupelis and even Alexandra Nechita share similarities that academics and collectors advocate – the ability to connect with a work visually. Rothko’s White Center stood in David Rockefeller’s collection at the insistence of Peggy Guggenheim. She advised a traditional art collector at the time to reach beyond the hunt scenes [...]