i think one of the best experiences you can have when you’re traveling is to get to visit the homes of people who live there. for me, it’s particularly fun to see… Read More
i had dinner night before last with a friend who’d just come back from covering the design fairs in milan. sounded like fun to me (and probably you), but for her, it was… Read More
a friend has done a beautiful installation in his library, juxtaposing lordy rodriguez’s “topographical” drawings with ken price sculptures. the biomorphic forms and bright colors have a nice foil in the steel shelving.
i want this table. the legs are bronze, the top is wood with gold leaf. the first time i saw one was at a party at an art collector’s home in köln. i… Read More
is hang salon-style. i have a well-earned reputation as a give-every-work-of art-the-space-it-needs kind of guy. i’m the only gallerist i know who regularly leaves a couple (or more) of the walls of the… Read More
outside düsseldorf, germany may be the most successful venue for exhibiting art that i’ve experienced. in 1982, the collector karl-heinrich müller bought an 18th-century house on a large property in order display the… Read More
it’s the first week in december, so i must be back in miami for the art fairs. boy, what a difference a year makes. this time last year looked like the end of… Read More
a friend of mine works with an organization that is attempting to alleviate the cycle of poverty in india by giving the very poorest children access to first-rate education. parikrma humanity foundation currently… Read More
do they need it? there was a flow chart in the september art + auction that purports to answer that question by asking 4 questions. their recommendation, sullied with my opinions follows: 1. … Read More
it’s by baseera khan. a painting on paper, ink and acrylic and graphite on paper, that’ll be in her show – “reductive histories” - that will open in my san francisco gallery tomorrow,… Read More
is vintage 1967. the ornaments are flea market finds. vintage = recycling. no fresh pine smell, but no fuel used in trucking it. and no landfill filled. happy holidays!
jane asked how i cook my thanksgiving turkey… my recipe is a hybrid of the high-heat recipe that was in the new york times a few years ago and more standard recipes… Read More
i’ve never believed you could be a good art dealer without being a collector. jeanne always says she doesn’t trust a collector who isn’t a foodie. it’s the same thing, all about obsession…… Read More