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The Armory Show at a Hundred

If there was one past event that I am sorry to have missed, it is the International Exposition of Modern Art, now known as the Armory Show, which ran from February 17 until March 15 1913. My regret is that … Continue reading

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The Scream: Or On Almost Owning A Munch

Currently the Museum of Modern Art in New York is exhibiting a version of The Scream  by Edvard Munch. Leon Black, a member of the Board of Trustees, who paid $119.9 million for it at a Sotheby’s. The price is … Continue reading

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Christie’s Spring Sale

Several times a year, I spend money vicariously at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Phillips, or another one of New York’s upscale auction houses. This year I indulged myself at Christie’s. Given the escalating prices of admission fees to museums, visiting upcoming auctions … Continue reading

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