ROMEWhen the long-awaited Leonardo da Vinci exhibition celebrating the Italian masters life opened in the Louvre in Paris this week, two paintings were noticeably missing from the exhibit halland they are both of the same woman.
The world of finance isn’t done yet with its effort to turn artistic masterpieces into tradeable securities. A decade ago it was hedge funds and bankers selling small shares in works by Andy Warhol and his ilk as investment opportunities. Today it's Continue reading →
Late on the afternoon in April, Lisa Park stood in the middle of a cavernous room at Mana Contemporary, a factory-turned-gallery in Jersey City, New Jersey, holding hands with her intern. Beneath their feet, three pothole-sized metal plates were Continue reading →
Many an eagle-eyed treasure hunter have prowled the piles of flea market junk, combing for trinkets with more to them than meets the eye. How often is there a diamond in the rough amongst all those rhinestones?