How To Select An Art Piece In An Art Auction

Nowadays, there are many art auction houses available online such as Sotheby and ebay. However, before attempting to bid for a fine art auction, there are some points you need to take note especially if you are a beginner to art auctions. If you are new to fine art auctions, you might first decide what […]

Los Angeles Art Show Joined by Annual Los Angeles Fine Print Fair

The Art World Comes to Los Angeles The Los Angeles Art Show, one of the most prestigious expositions in America, is proud to present the 13th annual exhibition showcasing a myriad of fine art from the 17th century to the present. In addition, this year the Los Angeles Art Show will be joined by the […]

Botticelli: From the Birth of Venus to a Bonfire of the Vanities

Most of the Western world is familiar with the image of Venus rising from the sea on a clamshell in the famous Italian Renaissance painting by Sandro Botticelli. With its lyrical, graceful beauty, the work we know so well is properly named The Birth of Venus and sometimes affectionately known in contemporary culture as “Venus […]

A History Lesson in Glass Bead Jewelry

The article below is a short art history class for fine craft jewellers. A seemingly well-researched article on glass beads. “GLASS BEADS -The History and Making Of Beads are amongst the oldest human art and technology, dating back 30,000 years. They have been dated back to at least Roman times. Perhaps the earliest glass-like beads […]

Book Review ‘Discovering Art: A User’s Guide to the World of Collecting’

I started this article just introducing you to this little paperback book that I own, called ‘Discovering Art: A User’s Guide to the World of Collecting. Jeanne Frank wrote it in 1997 and you can probably pick up a second hand copy somewhere for $5 or so, because it is a bit older. However, like […]