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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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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Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum
Jul08

Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum

Howard Schatz is selected as one of 170 photographers with images on display for Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum.

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How Art Can Blow Apart Your Estate
Jun18

How Art Can Blow Apart Your Estate

Effective estate planning is a concern for many fine art collectors.  When works exceed a value of $50,000 the IRS is likely going to be interested.  Today’s article in Barrons by writer Karen Hube covers the reasons, antics and basic strategies required upon forming and managing your Estate with Fine Art. Source: How Art Can Blow Apart Your...

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