Tate Modern Opens: The Radical Eye
Nov16

Tate Modern Opens: The Radical Eye

What does it take to be an exceptional photography collector?  The Radical Eye at the Tate Modern, London opened last week with the exploration of Sir Elton John’s personal photography collection. His first photograph acquired at auction made him take note.   The 1993 acquisition of Man Ray’s 1932 “Glass Tears” set a historic price at the time – he acquired the vintage photograph at Sothebys for almost...

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Why Fine Art Can Beautify Your Portfolio
Aug17

Why Fine Art Can Beautify Your Portfolio

As contributor Simon Constable indicates adding fine art to your portfolio can be advantageous.  That is when you know what you are doing. The key comes down to quality, significance / trend and the investor’s desire for liquidity. Art can help protect your portfolio from volatility – unless you buy a fake. Source: Why Fine Art Can Beautify Your...

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Denver Film Festival Languishes at 37
Nov23

Denver Film Festival Languishes at 37

When Zebrahead hit Denver in 1992 it was at the Denver Film Festival.   When Precious came to Denver in 2009, it was with The Denver Film Festival.   For 37 years the festival has found a way to make believers out of the power of film.   This year, Movie Maker Magazine, ranked Denver as one of the 25 coolest film festivals in the world. As the 37th Starz Denver Film Festival closes, the organization should really tally the financial...

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Banksy NYC Street Art Turns To Main Street
Oct14

Banksy NYC Street Art Turns To Main Street

Banksy catches fire and receives death threats from his NYC concrete confessional series. Enjoy this AQ fall review of Banksy’s latest “ouvre” in NYC.

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