The Armory Show 2010 – A Safe Bet

The 2010 installment of The Armory Show has come and gone.  Hundreds of galleries from around the world all packed tightly together for a few days on the piers jutting out over the Hudson.  A fitting location as it felt like a sort-of sardine cannery for art.  I walked the entirety of the show on Saturday [...]

Louis Vuitton – So Trashy.

I have been thinking about the new ‘Raindrop Besace’ bag by Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton.  And I think I love it.  Well… to clarify… I love it… because it is so confusing. 
It is, literally, a trash bag.  Except that it is not.  A neo-realist representation of a trash bag.  But done in glossy treated [...]

Saturday@Phillips, New York 25 April 2009

I went to the Saturday(at)Phillips auction today at Phillips 15th Street New York location.  I am not sure how the final total numbers have worked out but from the portion I saw… the scene was not very pretty.  Well, actually.. it was erratic.  Many lots passed.  But then there would be bidding wars for others pieces.  [...]