Modern Art Theft in Paris

Today, five works of art were stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.  Among the stolen art were masterpieces from Matisse, Picasso and Modigliani, all valued at over 100M euros. The attached article in the Economist provides an interesting glimpse into the underworld of art crime.  The real crime is that we will … Continue reading Modern Art Theft in Paris

“Street Fight!”

A fierce rivalry is a great source of entertainment.  In the art world, when artists espouse the merits of one style over another, the debate can quickly descend into vitriol, jealousy and animus.  In the underground world of street art, one artistic debate is between the styles of graffiti vs. stencils, and each showcases a … Continue reading “Street Fight!”