What is a COA and why are they important?

A Certificate of Authenticity is a bit like an artwork’s birth certificate, passport and quality guarantee all rolled into one.

Happy Memorial Day From GallArt.com

For All Those Who Have Served and Are Currently Serving, Thank You. Happy Memorial Day from GallArt.com! Head on over to GallArt.com & our eBay store for our Memorial Day … Continue reading Happy Memorial Day From GallArt.com

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Man Who Punched $10 Million Monet Painting Has Received His Sentence

Andrew Shannon, the man who punched a hole through a Claude Monet painting worth $10 million in June 2012, has been sentenced to five years in prison, Metro reports. The … Continue reading Man Who Punched $10 Million Monet Painting Has Received His Sentence

Steve Wynn’s Picasso Is Worth More After He Put His Elbow Through It

How important is back story when selling a piece of art? It’s everything — even if that story is a tale of disaster. In 2006, casino owner Steve Wynn was … Continue reading Steve Wynn’s Picasso Is Worth More After He Put His Elbow Through It

The Aftermath of Sandy on NYC Art Galleries

  “…Conservators seem to agree that the priority right now is recovering as much work as possible and keeping it dry. ‘The conservators were here immediately, there are trucks leaving … Continue reading The Aftermath of Sandy on NYC Art Galleries

Botched Art Restoration Becomes Sensation

A well-intended elderly woman in the city of Borja, Spain attempted to restore a century old fresco by artist Elias Garcia Martinez’s entitled “Ecce Homo” (“Behold the Man”). The church going octogenarian soon … Continue reading Botched Art Restoration Becomes Sensation