Category Archives for Art
VC Nigel Brown has a cool new idea. By creating notional shares of a given musical instrument, he can both allow investors, or contributors as he calls them, to invest in fine instruments and allow the artists, who would otherwise … Continue reading
Author John Lanchester in this weekend’s FT talks about why the world of finance is absent from modern literature.
The Financial Times’s always entertaining weekend interview is with François Pinault this week. His thoughts on art: Everyone knows Venice. It’s Italian but belongs to the world, it’s open to the orient. And the presence of the old, Tintoretto, Titian, … Continue reading
While the rarity of the piece is nothing to write home about – an unknown albeit large number were made as part of the Peter Norton Family Christmas Gift for 2003 – the draw of the piece for me has … Continue reading
Lásló Moholy-Nagy, Alexander Bortnyik, and Walter Gropius: The Issue of Depth in Geometric Abstraction
The discussion of art history is a discussion of a narrative, a thread of artistic consciousness that is passed from artist to artist and movement to movement. When studying the whys and wherefores of this thread, frequently the relation between … Continue reading