A Living Copy of Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Makes Its New York Debut

A little piece of a long-dead artist is coming back to life in New York this fall when Diemut Strebe’s creepy living copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear makes its New York … Continue reading A Living Copy of Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Makes Its New York Debut

The 12 Most Anticipated Auction Lots Likely to Break Records This Month

Auction houses have been rolling out a steady stream of blockbuster consignments in recent weeks as the art world braces for what is perhaps the biggest trophy season yet. Works … Continue reading The 12 Most Anticipated Auction Lots Likely to Break Records This Month

Man Arrested for Destroying $120,000 Dale Chihuly Sculpture

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged with smashing a $120,000 Dale Chihuly sculpture. The piece was on view at the artist’s retrospective in his hometown at the Tacoma Museum of Art in … Continue reading Man Arrested for Destroying $120,000 Dale Chihuly Sculpture

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.