RED – a color to embrace, hate or love
Dec13

RED – a color to embrace, hate or love

Color theory is widely used to sell everything from products to philosophies. Over time, one color more than others has risen to the top.  RED. Famous brands like Ferrari are associated first with Red.  Jewish mysticism equates red with the auspiciousness of Ezekiel’s Chariot and Gevurah.  Valentines is adorned in it – the rose, the lips, the passions. Similarly, caution and evil have been wrapped in all of its shades. Red...

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Sotheby’s sells hand built Apple Computer
Jun15

Sotheby’s sells hand built Apple Computer

The role of the ever present computer has now become a historic relic.  Sotheby’s sold one of the the original hand built computers created by Steve Jobs and Stephan Wozniak.  For the fine art world, the auction is interesting with estimates beginning at $180,000 to 300,000 and ending at $374,500.   While a Warhol painting can command more, the fate of the contemporary gallery model comes to mind.   With 20 years of professional...

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Rocking and rolling from Colorado to New York City
Aug23

Rocking and rolling from Colorado to New York City

As the East Coast of the United States rocked under the pressure of a 5.8 earthquake centered in Virginia, Colorado is rocking in the thunder of world-class cyclist in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Major riders from around the world have converged in this wildly beautiful state. Today the 99.3 mile ride went from the small mountain town of Salida to the top of Mt. Crested Butte. Tomorrow the challenge is 131 miles from Gunnison to...

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The Quality of the Photograph
Mar25

The Quality of the Photograph

Collecting great photographs requires an understanding of multiple factors. Condition quality obviously plays an instrumental role in the current and future value of each acquired print. Honor your preference of learning from the past to create the future with a poignant modern photograph printed from the original source or a vintage print developed at the time of the negative.   The beauty of the modern print is that the history of...

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