POLL: $33.6 Million in this economy?

In May of 2008, when the hammer fell on Lucien Freud’s 1995 oil painting, “Benefits Supervisor Sleeping” at Christie’s in New York, a new benchmark was set for living artists… $33.6Million. What is more, the hammer thrust a long-standing tradition in art into the public consciousness, that of challenging convention. “Benefits Supervisor Sleeping” was not the prototypical model which gracefully dances through the pages of our contemporaneous magazines, across our stages or televisions, or inhabits the little box we call “ideal”. No, the supervisor in question, Sue Tilley, was quite generously “Rubeneque”.

Interview with Reed V. Horth- by Sequoia Versillee

From:http://www.scversillee.com/2009/06/interview-with-an-art-dealer-ii/ Interview with an Art Dealer II From time to time I’ll use this blog to feature interviews with professionals that serve key roles in the fine art community. International art dealer Reed V. Horth of Florida was kind enough to answer questions for a two-part interview. Part one dealt with questions for artists; below…

Reed V. Horth- Profile in Excellence

http://citylimitsnetwork.com/fort_lauderdale/reed_v_horth.html Reed V. Horth Robin Rile Fine Art Concierge “Invest when others are scared to invest… only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” – Warren Buffett “Well, art qualifies!” – Reed V. Horth Meet Reed V. Horth: Fine Art Concierge Did you ever notice…

Interview with Reed V. Horth- Life is ART

Reed V. Horth Interview, March 19, 2009  http://www.lifeisartfest.org/blog/2009/04/19/reed-v-horth-interview-march-19-2009/ Name: Reed V. Horth Company Name: Robin Rile Fine Art Opening Date: June 2008 Location: Miami Website: www.robinrile.com · How did your interest in the business of art start? I have always generally leaned towards art throughout my life. I think the realization that I was better…