with host artist Miriam Schulman
It’s going to be a busy fall in the art auction world.
In this podcast, you will discover…
Paul Allen’s Art Collection Headed to Auction
The late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, was an avid art collector and it’s all going to auction. It’s valued at 1 billion dollars.
What can you get? One of my favorites is Gustav Klimt’s Birch Trees. It inspired me for more than one of my collage musical tree paintings.
You could also grab Georgia O’Keeffe’s White rose and works from Agnes Martin and Louise Bourgeois.
There doesn’t seem to be a recession when it comes to major collectors. This is expected to sell for the highest ever in art-auction history.
Grace Hartigan and the Ninth Street Women
Her work received new attention when it was part of an exhibit in Denver. She was also featured in the book Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art.
Elaine and Willem de Kooning
Elaine de Kooning was an accomplished landscape and portrait artist active in the Abstract Expressionist movement of the mid-twentieth century.
I knew about Willem and Elaine de Kooning, but I wasn’t aware that they had such a turbulent history. The couple had what was later called an open marriage; they both were casual about sex and about each other’s affairs. They separated for years to reunite again later in life.
Elaine’s art reflected the turbulence similar to today’s world of conflict and uncertainty. You can find out more about her influences in the book Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art.
MoMA Plans to Auction off $70 Million in Art This Fall
The proceeds are going to be used for digital art and to create a streaming channel. The museum has a wait and see approach to NFT’s but many others are all in. Check out my interview about this topic and how some artists are benefitting from the trend.
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About the host, Miriam Schulman
In case we haven’t met yet, I’m an artist and founder of The Inspiration Place, where I help other artists learn how to profit from their passion or become better artists. Through online classes, business coaching programs, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped thousands of artists around the world develop their skill sets and create more time and freedom to do what they love. My signature coaching program, The Artist Incubator, helps artists go from so-so sales to sold-out collections.
After witnessing 9/11, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Since then, my art and story have been featured in major publications including Forbes, What Women Create, The New York Times, Art of Man, Art Journaling magazine as well as featured on NBC’s “Parenthood” and the Amazon series “Hunters” with Al Pacino. My forthcoming book with HarperCollins Leadership, Artpreneur, how to make money from your creativity is scheduled for release on January 31, 2023. When I’m not in the studio, I split my time between New York City and a farmhouse in the country. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for art lovers (of every passion level) at schulmanart.com/freebies
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Wonderful podcast for artists at all levels
I started painting (again, after a 20 year hiatus) last year. And Miriam’s podcast was the first art podcast that really captured my attention! I particularly like her interviews with writers. She has a knack for finding the most interesting authors and interviewing them about creativity. I’ve even bought a couple of their books after being introduced to them in this podcast! Thank you Miriam 🙂
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