Cannes, Christies and Contemporary Art


Today, art and culture are in full swing.   The confluence of Fine Art and the motion picture, like fashion, continues to intersect.  While Cannes launches today and Christies has successfully sold the most expensive work at auction to date, it is important to see how content creators – authors, film makers and artists continue to share ideas and influences.  Here is a genuine collector story highlighted by Christies in 2010 – that of Author and Film Maker Michael Crichton.

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Author: Mason Hayutin

Founder, Editor and contributing writer, Mr. Mason Hayutin is recognized for his depth of experience and knowledge in technology, energy economics, real estate 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 at GALLERY M INC. Hayutin holds a degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis. He is the founder of MASONmodern, a boutique real estate firm based in Denver, CO. You can read his insight here at The Art Quarterly as well as in regional and national publications.

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