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Are eBay Buyers Counterfeit Coach Bags Left Holding the Bag?

by Joseph K. Levene Coach awarded £28.3 million, but will eBay reimburse these duped buyers?   eBay aggressively advertises its Buyer Protection Policy, and like most insurance policies,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by The Fine Art Blog on Sep 13, 2015

Photographer Who Shot Brooke Shield Nudes Dies

by Joseph K. Levene Garry Gross Photograph of 10 Year Old Brooke ShieldsGarry Gross, fashion photographer, best known for his controversial Nude photographs of Brooke Shields, when she was 10 years... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by The Fine Art Blog on Sep 11, 2015

Photographer Who Took Nude Brooke Shield Photos Passes

by Joseph K. Levene Garry Gross Photograph of 10 Year Old Brooke ShieldsGarry Gross, fashion photographer, best known for his controversial Nude photographs of Brooke Shields, when she was 10 years... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by The Fine Art Blog on Aug 17, 2015

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by The Fine Art Blog on Jul 17, 2015

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by The Fine Art Blog on Jul 17, 2015

Garry Gross created Iconic Series Nude Brooke Shield Photographs.

by Joseph K. Levene Garry Gross Photograph of 10 Year Old Brooke ShieldsGarry Gross, fashion photographer, best known for his controversial Nude Series of photographs of Brooke Shields, when she was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by The Fine Art Blog on May 2, 2015

Metropolitan Museum buys $840 Jacques-Louis David Masterpiece

by Joseph K. Levene $840 Jacques-Louis David Bought by The Metropolitan Museum of ArtLot 228 As Described in Swann Galleries Auction Catalogue January 29, 2013 A post in the Swann Galleries... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Apr 7, 2015

Why Has Counterfeit Calder Sculpture Sold 75 Times At Auction?

by Joseph K. Levene Art fraud affects art collectors at all levels, from buyers who spend a few thousand dollars to art collectors and investors who buy multi-million dollar art. Unfortunately, many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Apr 6, 2015

Why Have Auctions Sold Counterfeit Calder Sculpture Over 75 Times?

by Joseph K. Levene Art fraud affects art collectors at all levels, from buyers who spend a few thousand dollars to art collectors and investors who buy multi-million dollar art. Unfortunately, many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Apr 5, 2015

Cindy Sherman radically changed Contemporary Art

by Joseph K. Levene      Cindy Sherman Retrospective The Museum of Modern Art, New YorkCindy Sherman is one of the most influential Artists of our time, said MOMA's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 29, 2015

Was $18 million Chinese Vase Correctly Documented?

by Joseph K. Levene Chinese Vase sold for $18 million by Sotheby'sA Chinese Vase expected to sell for only $800. to $1,200., was sold by Sotheby's NY for an astonishing $18 million on March 22, 2011.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 28, 2015

4 Lithographs Not Created by Calder You Should Never Buy

by Joseph K. Levene 4 Lithographs Calder Did Not Create and are Counterfeit The Alexander Calder Foundation presents Color Lithographs misattributed to Alexander Calder often sold by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full l...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 27, 2015

Metropolitan Museum buys Jacques-Louis David Masterpiece For $840

by Joseph K. Levene $840 Jacques-Louis David Bought by The Metropolitan Museum of ArtLot 228 As Described in Swann Galleries Auction Catalogue January 29, 2013 A post in the Swann Galleries... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 25, 2015

Skate's Online Art Market Analysis Narrow, Lacks Substantiation

by Joseph K. Levene Actual 2014 Online Art Market Estimate by Joseph K. Levene, The Fine Art BlogSkates overlooks at least $1 billion Online Art volume at eBay and Christie'sBased on recent data... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 23, 2015

Will Barnet receives Medal from President Obama!

by Joseph K. Levene  Will Barnet The Blue Robe, 1962, Oil on canvas Private Collection, New YorkWill Barnet, American Painter, Printmaker, Teacher and good friend received the 2011 National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 20, 2015

Garry Gross created Iconic Series of Nude Brooke Shield Photographs.

by Joseph K. Levene Garry Gross Photograph of 10 Year Old Brooke ShieldsGarry Gross, fashion photographer, best known for his controversial Nude Series of photographs of Brooke Shields, when she was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 15, 2015

Why Was Andy Warhol Authentication/Antitrust Lawsuit Withdrawn?

by Joseph K. Levene Joe Simon with Andy Warhol Self-Portrait Stamped "Denied" Joe Simon's long anticipated Federal lawsuit vs. the Andy Warhol Art Foundation and the Andy Warhol Art... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 15, 2015

Why Have Auction Houses Sold A Counterfeit Calder Sculpture Over 75 Times Since 2004?

by Joseph K. Levene Art fraud affects art collectors at all levels, from buyers who spend a few thousand dollars to art collectors and investors who buy multi-million dollar art. Unfortunately, many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The Fine Art Blog on Mar 15, 2015

Cindy Sherman: The New Face For M.A.C. Cosmetics

by Joseph K. Levene Cindy Sherman Portrait Created For M.A.C. Cosmetics                      Credit Cindy Sherman for changing the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
by The Fine Art Blog on Aug 25, 2014

Are eBay Buyers of Counterfeit Coach Bags Left Holding the Bag?

by Joseph K. Levene Coach awarded £28.3 million, but will eBay reimburse these duped buyers?   eBay aggressively advertises its Buyer Protection Policy, and like most insurance policies,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by The Fine Art Blog on Aug 2, 2014


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