Empty Canvases or Art?

Empty Canvases or Art?

Empty canvases or art? A Danish artist is having it out with a judge over repaying a museum for the commission of two blank paintings. The Kunsten Museum of Modern Art in Aalborg, Denmark commissioned artist Jens Haaning two years ago to contribute two works to their...
US Senate Just Isn’t Sure About Private Art Museums

US Senate Just Isn’t Sure About Private Art Museums

For all the good and wonder that art brings into our lives, the art industry has provided a lot of opportunities for crime and deceit (does anyone else remember The Thomas Crown Affair?). As such, the government is a little wary of people that want to privatize art...
Michigan Art Dealer Arrested for Selling Fakes

Michigan Art Dealer Arrested for Selling Fakes

Here’s some justice for the art world: Eric Ian Spoutz, a fairly well-known art dealer in Michigan, was arrested this week in California for selling fake masterpiece artworks. The federal complaint filed against him says that Spoutz sold dozens of works he falsely...
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