Robert Alexander Boyle29/04/2017Damon Johnson
Outlaws from the get go, graffiti painters live on the edge. Not just in terms of subject, but in lifestyle, they like the thrill of tagging one of their creations on a large wall that could involve serious legal issues down the road....[Read More]
AAD REPORTS27/04/2017Randall's island: Home of the largest sewage treatment plant in North America. As the tide drops one can watch the treated turds race out to sea.
This is about as grim a gangster story as one can find in or out of print, in many places requiring...[Read More]
AAD REPORTS24/04/2017Roman marble bust of Drusus
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Museum of Art and the government of Italy announced Tuesday that the museum would return to Italy an ancient Roman marble portrait head of Drusus Minor after...[Read More]
AAD REPORTS22/04/2017As brick and mortar stores close at a record rate, a handful of titans swallow up vast amounts of Commerce. We can't go back to horse shoes, but antitrust sanctions for potential bad behavior looms in the near future as rivals ponder their...[Read More]
AAD REPORTS22/04/2017Editors Note: As if auction house games were not complicated enough, a new asterisk (*) on certain sales results.
On September 9 2016 a letter from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs confirmed that New York City auction houses must...[Read More]
Lewis Baer22/04/2017No one is more thankful than me as to how 1stdibs single handily took on the industry’s challenge and hijacking by the Sotheby’s/Christie’s auction methods. The duopoly’s goal was to take away the dealer market by...[Read More]
AAD REPORTS20/04/2017The original Starship Enterprise may have explored many strange new planets and civilizations, but for years the classic prop from Star Trek: The Original Series has sat neglected in the basement gift shop of Smithsonian’s National Air and Space...[Read More]
Robert Alexander Boyle19/04/2017Chinese, Tang Dynasty 618-907, Tomb figure (detail)
One of the few steady bright spots in the art and antiques field these days is the Chinese market, and the best way for a dealer to learn good-better-best is to go to art museums. Princeton is one of...[Read More]
Bayfront Park, Miami, FL circa 1935
Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, FL
Blimp over Miami, FL
Washington Palms, Miami, FL
Flame Vines, Miami, FL
Plane to Havana, Pan Am Clipper, Miami, FL
Seminole Village, Miami, FL
Osceola Indian Village,...[Read More]
AAD REPORTS18/04/2017Edward S. Curtis was a prolific American photographer known for his amazing work of capturing the Native American peoples.
He took over 40,000 photographic images from over 80 tribes. He recorded tribal lore and history, and he described traditional...[Read More]