Marketing of art and ascribing value to a piece

All things are relative. That’s the first point of reference, I find, when it comes to putting a price to a piece of art. It ISN’T about supply and demand either, as many marketers would have you believe. It’s about concept and connections.   Many pieces of mediocre art are sold at astronomical prices because the … Continue reading Marketing of art and ascribing value to a piece

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Work-in-progress …

I read a report in our local newspaper a week or so ago about an elderly couple who killed themselves in a pact that they made 30 years ago. The man was 72 and his wife was 66 – they had always said that they did not want to go into a nursing home when … Continue reading Work-in-progress …

New work – April – Texture

"Sculptured Mountain" Acrylics, metallic paints, alcohol and metallic inks, contractors' caulk, modelling pastes, the artist's own structural substrate and various heavy gels and glazes.  This work was also sculpted on the surface in some parts before painting. 20" x 16"  (55cm x 40cm)   Some close ups of textural detail