Helmut Newton 20 Year Historical Values

Helmut Newton 20 Year Historical Values

Over the past two decades Helmut Newton photography has had it's fair share of ups and downs. In retrospect the peaks and valleys mostly followed the market as would be expected but reviewing the stellar performance uncovers a gem for current owners and future collectors alike.  Speculation in the art world has long been as mystery to many but certain collections with unique characteristics create opportunities for investors and everyday collectors not often found in the art marketplace.
December 19, 2019 — Robert F
Despite Art Basel's Corporate Financial Woes, Sales Strong for Current 2019 Show

Despite Art Basel's Corporate Financial Woes, Sales Strong for Current 2019 Show

At this year’s Art Basel, all signs look positive. The fair launched a new sector, Meridians, featuring large-scale installations (and no small feat, a Joe’s Stone Crab pop-up.) Requests by VIPs and museum groups are on track with previous years, according to fair officials. Galleries have reported a healthy number of multi-million dollar sales, and those featuring more accessibly priced works — including Miami’s Central Fine and Chicago’s Monique Meloche galleries — sold all works in their booths within hours of opening.
December 19, 2019 — Robert Fredeen
Lorenzo Agius

Lorenzo Agius Totally Exposed by Melanie Abrams

When Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle shot to fame with Trainspotting – so did Lorenzo Agius, the photographer who took the film's iconic black-and-white publicity shots.
November 20, 2019 — Jeff Smith
Art Basel Hong Kong Exhibitor List Released Amid Unrest-Global Images

Art Basel Hong Kong Exhibitor List Released Amid Unrest

It appears that most galleries remain committed to the market in Hong Kong—and to Art Basel Hong Kong in particular—despite the continually fragile political situation in the city.
November 20, 2019 — Jeff Smith
The Work of Helmut Newton Arrives at the W Hotel Hollywood-Global Images

The Work of Helmut Newton Arrives at the W Hotel Hollywood

A major exhibition of the work of photographer Helmut Newton (1920-2004) takes over the art gallery in the lobby of the energetic W Hotel Hollywood beginning November 15.  On display at Global Images gallery, W Hotel Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.  info@globalimages.art for inquiries.
November 13, 2019 — Jeff Smith
Banksy Shred The Love Prank Sotheby's

“Bank For Your Buck” – The Legal Implications of Banksy’s Destruction of “Girl with Balloon”

For centuries, artists have been celebrated for pushing boundaries and shaping how society should view art. As members of the audience, we rely on artists to expose us to these unique dimensions of thought and we return the favor by placing value on their creations.
November 12, 2019 — Jeff Smith
Hong Kong Art Basel Exhibitor List Released During Turmoil

Hong Kong Art Basel Exhibitor List Released During Turmoil

It appears that most galleries remain committed to the market in Hong Kong—and to Art Basel Hong Kong in particular—despite the continually fragile political situation in the city. The fair released its 2020 exhibitor list today, which includes 242 galleries, the exact same number as in 2019—although there are some notable absences and new additions.
November 05, 2019 — Matt W
The Ultimate Global Images Gift Guide-Global Images

The Ultimate Global Images Gift Guide

Whether you're the efficient early holiday shopper, or you're just looking for a quick Birthday gift you know your Mom will love, we've created for you the ultimate Global Images gift guide. With each suggestion, we also give you our suggestions of who these gifts are best for or what occasion so there is really no second guessing!
October 19, 2019 — Katie Dessin
Hugh Hefner's Round Bed-Global Images

Hugh Hefner's Round Bed

It's probably safe to assume that Hugh Hefner's favorite room in his mansion was his bedroom. Although you don't need a source to prove it, he actually has stated this on record

Hefner, despite his line of work, was an astounding businessman. Especially in its conception, he was incredibly passionate about the work he was creating with Playboy. He worked day and night, putting in impossible hours to deliver the quality he saw necessary for his publication. When he purchased the original Chicago mansion in 1959, he was at a very convenient distance from his club and office. Hugh, however, preferred working from home...

October 15, 2019 — Katie Dessin
The Difference of Archival Linen Paper-Global Images

The Difference of Archival Linen Paper

These days, any corner shop has a photo printer and a promise of a short wait. Convenience always sounds like our best friend, but we all know food taste different from a microwave.

Professional photographers and galleries like ourselves have access to a dozen photo labs across the world and the materials to do it in house, all with the same promise: unparalleled quality...

October 15, 2019 — Alexandra Khoury