Art Business News

Art Business newspaper is a magazine specializing in Arts topics.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 3, March

Anita Lewis
Anita Lewis was born in Santa Monica, Calif., but was raised in Los Angeles and Europe. She began painting with oil at age 12 and was taking commissions by age 14. Inspired by abstract modern artists, Lewis' art captures a mood of serenity. Having...
Changing with the Times: Artexpo Introduces Exclusive Trade-Only Event in Las Vegas, Covers Expenses of More Than 300 Qualified Galleries to Attend: International artexpo[R] Las Vegas Sept 15-16, 2009
CLEVELAND -- The organizers of International Artexpo Las Vegas are proud to introduce an exclusive trade-only event for serious art dealers and industry professionals. Descending upon Las Vegas, Sept. 15-16, 2009, at the beautiful Mandalay Bay Resort...
Generation Next: Staying Relevant in a New Era of Art
The immediate concerns of an unstable economy shouldn't cloud the vision of a brighter future. But in an ever-changing market, evolution is the name of the game for those art professionals who are willing to play. Maintaining the Baby Boomer client...
Introducing the ABN Gallery Excellence Awards: The Art World's First Standard of Industry Excellence
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As a leader in the fine-art market, Art Business News is proud to present the industry's very first awards program, The Gallery Excellence Awards, which promise to strengthen and invigorate the art industry by highlighting...
Is This the Great Depression of the Art Market?
Maybe it is. But perhaps we're all asking the wrong question. The true question is: What do we do about it? The art market has survived the recession of the '70s, Black Monday in October 1987, Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the early '90s, the...
Kemba Opio
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Kemba Opio was born in the rural town of Grey, Ga., and was raised off the coast of South Carolina. Her childhood was nothing short of eccentric as the youngest of nine siblings with a loving mother and painter father. Her...
Layers of Meaning: Artist Terri Hallman's Works Are More Than Skin-Deep
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] A quick glance at the striking faces and figures that captivate the works of artist Terri Hallman won't reveal the true intensity and complexity of meaning found in each piece. Though characterized on the surface by sophisticated...
Linda Blair: The Former ASID President and Artexpo Educator Talks Art, Design and Everything in Between
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] How does the art you select for an interior design project work in conjunction with the design scheme you've planned? There are times when art is absolutely driven by design, but that's not to say we don't want a bit of...
Make a Green Habit Permanent
The recession has challenged us to run our businesses in a cleaner, leaner, meaner fashion. Many assumed that among various business non-essentials, the fledgling green or environmentally sustainable initiatives would be the first to go. However, many...
Mastering Moulding Color Choices
The chances of finding just the right moulding to coordinate with a specific color in a piece of art are better than ever. However, with all the color choices we have at our fingertips comes the challenge of zeroing in on the perfect one. From time...
Picture Gallery
Schaar Galleries, Laguna Beach, CA Gallery owner Robert Schaar, Terry Italia, gallery owner Jacqueline Schaar and sculptor Leon Richman are shown with Richman's "Impassioned Expression" sculpture during the gallery's recent gala celebration honoring...
Savvy Art Professionals Go beyond Gallery Walls and into the World of Outdoors Sculpture
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Experts agree that buying and collecting art is not just about the two-dimensional anymore. Sculpture, especially in the outdoor realm, can bring a collection full circle and add to the sophistication of gallery and client...
Where to Go from Here
"A New Generation of Art" is a phrase I've used quite often to describe the changes occurring within our industry, the transformation of our magazine's look and overall message and the general climate of the art world at large. When considering what's...