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Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Banality of Venality

As if to punctuate our previous post on the changes going on in the art world the NY Times article by Dorothy Spears gives us a run down of the winners and losers of the current economic pounding. “Aside from slashing prices or deepening discounts, art dealers across the city have been coping not just […]

Banal Canal

Venezia is like no other city I have ever experienced. Its history remains remarkably alive and vibrant, especially for painters. Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Bellini, Tiepolo and many others – the great artists of their times can have visual meaning in ours with a bit of imagination. When you walk into a small dark church you […]