Author: Peter Falk (Peter Falk)

This  Month’s Insider’s View: Science versus Provenance

This Month’s Insider’s View: Science versus Provenance

The art world is pretty sophisticated when it comes to establishing authenticity. The first step sees the professional sellers — dealers and auctioneers — engaging a triumvirate of experts who provide stylistic interpretation, provenance, and condition reports. An art historian who is the leading expert on the artist examines the work and anoints it as...

March 12, 2019May 10, 2019
“Bertschmann: The 1950s” at Hollis Taggart

“Bertschmann: The 1950s” at Hollis Taggart

Hollis Taggart Provides New Look at Little-Known Abstract Expressionist Painter On View through March 30, 2019 Opening Reception, March 7, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM On March 7, Hollis Taggart will open Harry Bertschmann: The 1950s, an exhibition that sheds new light on the little-known Abstract Expressionist painter Harry Bertschmann. The exhibition will feature works...

March 2, 2019March 2, 2019

Hollis Taggart

Hollis Taggart’s mission has not wavered since he founded his gallery in 1979: “There is great art out there, beyond obvious brand names. It inspires and motivates us to bring awareness to these newly-discovered artists who warrant deeper examination.” For four decades Hollis Taggart has maintained a deep commitment to scholarship in producing the gallery’s...

March 2, 2019April 2, 2019

Artprice has clearly lived up to its headline as “the world leader in art market information.” Every month, a whopping 2.7 million visitors search the world’s largest database, which by early 2019 had documented 12,127,500 artworks created by more than 702,156 artists as offered by 6,300 auction houses — and those numbers are increasing daily....

January 25, 2019January 26, 2019
Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art in Buckhead, Georgia — located just east of Atlanta — is one of only 14 “single artist” museums in America. Many will know of the museums established for Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, and Andy Warhol. The missions of such museums deliver full immersion into an artist’s life works, thereby...

January 20, 2019May 10, 2019