You cannot own Christo’s projects, you can only experience them. Some people don’t understand why he spent 18 million dollars on a project that lasted only 16 days. After experiencing the floating piers, I think I understand.
There is something magnetising about Marina Abramovic’s face — a combination of strength and sensitivity with a touch of sadness and mystery. My first close encounter with this unforgetable face occurred as I came out of the toilet in the Serpentine gallery before the press preview for her current project “512 hours”. There she stood, Marina Abramovic’, in front of the mirror, washing her hands. For close encounters of the artistic kind Read on…
What is the connection between Pope Francis and Rembrandt? Read on…
Why on earth do people buy art? For love? For money? As an academic researcher on the subject of art collecting, I frequently witness misconceptions that people have about art collectors. Read on for some examples….
The rise and fall of Jerusalem in Israeli art as presented in the exhibition I curated at Stern Gallery Tel-Aviv titled “Jerusalem – sacred and profane”.
Gangnam style -the most viewed item ever published on Youtube. What is it and what do you really have to know about it?
If I were asked to give this decade a title – without hesitation I would name it “The contemporary art revolution”.
In this decade all records were broken and it seems that all the fundamental parameters that determined the prices of the art market were disrupted.
Are private collection shows indeed an insult to scholars and curators? An important part of having a collection is showing it to others.Therefore, these collection shows should be seen as a gift to the public – even if there is some vanity here – look at the bright side and run to see the trophies – This may be your only chance..