Down on Your Haunches
Alexandra Peers in New York Magazine gives us the Haunch of Venison saga: auction houses vs. dealers, part 23.
The Next Big Market
India, Russia and China are all played out; Bloomberg gives us the new exploding market: Hungarian painters.
Sotheby’s Goes After the Israelis
The Jerusalem Post reports on the growth of the market for Israeli art and Sotheby’s new initiative.
Have You Heard?
It would appear that Russians who live in London buy some art, so says the WSJ.
Mao is Marilyn
Jed Perl’s New Republic essay on Contemporary Chinese art is well worth reading.
Prince and Rembrandt
Underrated Rembrandts and Over-rated Nurse paintings on Bloomberg
Quote of the Week
“Supply of great Impressionist art is declining rapidly,” said Hobart. “In another five or seven years, it could just be like the market for Old Masters.”
From Bloomberg’s Impressionist and Modern preview.