Thursday, November 01, 2007

Art and Auction: Irreconcilable Differences?

I couldn't hold back my laughter on the train when I came across this quote in an article in the WSJ concerning the friction between some gallery owners and auction houses:


Tobias Meyer, world-wide head of contemporary art at Sotheby's, says auction houses have a different set of priorities regarding artists than dealers do. "We are not a set of curators, sitting around a table trying to place important collections in museums," he says. - Wall Street Journal


written by peter duhon in new york


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Youth Club Association- Volturara
Giovanni Palatucci
VOLTURARESE NEWSPAPER
Monthly Information

The Volturarese Newspaper, after the discovery of the unpublished
Picture, Which is
Volturara Irpina ( AV ) article, after being transmitted by the BBC
program and the
Italian mass media about the new appearance of the Monster of Loch Ness
( Scotland)
Necessary needs to inform the whole world that the Holland Painter and
engraver
M.C.Escher had already painted and announced the new reappearance,
recalled by the
Black Man without a Face.
And with what has been written above, with peaceful intentions:
1) either Escher had seen personally the monster of Loch Ness while he
was wandering
about;
2) or Escher believed that the monster of Loch Ness really existed and
thats why he
did the drawing.
This work of art is dated 01.18.1949.
The Handwriting consultation is made of 51 pages and has been sworn and
registered at
The Court of R O M E in the date of august 4 .2006. This is a big
discovery for the
World of art. The Republic power of Attorney,of Avellino is
even occupying about
This case, interested has for the Policeman who is the owner of this
Picture. Holland denies
The existence of this unpublished Picture without seeing it or
examining it .
Honour and glory to Escher, the Loch Ness Monster,to everybody Irpine
and the national
And international Mass media that will publish this HISTORICAL EVENT.
The Association President
Michelangelo MARRA
Internet :
http://www.romanzieri.com/archives/001204.php
http://www.ladysilvia.it/magaView/news/8885/arte
http://www.amicidellapolizia.it/html/arte.htm
http://www.ladysilvia.it/magaView/news/7869/arte
http://otrale.blog.tiscali.it/dg2044158/

http://www.ladysilvia.it/magaView/news/7662/cronaca
http://www.irpinianews.it/DaiComuni/news/?news=19596
http://notiziario-volturara.blogspot.com/
http://telegolfonews.blogspot.com/2007/07/n-e-s-s-u-n-o-n-e-p-r-l.html
http://www.fimservice.it/pdf/pol_dic06.pdf

http://fr.dada.net/video/1311677/nessie-the-dragon/
http://www.horrormagazine.it/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5312
http://www.fimservice.it/pdf/pol-lugAgSet07.pdf
http://www.napoli.com/stamparticolo.php?articolo=13464