Free Hazel Dooney Photograph

Australian artist Hazel Dooney is giving away 500 limited edition photographs from her Lake Eyre series to celebrate her 500th post at her Self Vs. Self blog.Continue Reading

Iku For You – Art Print

Hazel Dooney has released a free art print for download to celebrate her 400th blog post. It’s available for 30 days and she’ll sign and inscribe it for you if you send your print to her studio.Continue Reading

Damien Hirst Shop – Other Criteria

I wasn’t going to mention Damien Hirst again for at least a few months after the Hirst/Sotheby’s auction and the hype that surrounded it, but I thought this news was interesting.

Damien Hirst’s merchandising company Other Criteria is opening up shop next to Sotheby’s in London. The Hirst shop will be open for business on the 6th of October at 36 New Bond Street, London.Continue Reading

Sexy Time – Free Art Print

The Australian artist Hazel Dooney is offering an unlimited print titled “Study for Unsated” to download for free. Which means that you will have to print the work, but if you then send it to her studio she will sign it and send it back to you.Continue Reading

Urban Art Auction

Bonhams seems to have created a whole new genre of art auction after the success of their first “Urban Art” auction in London recently. It featured street, graffiti and urban art from artists like Banksy, Keith Haring, Antony Micallef, Adam Neate, Faile, Paul Insect, Space Invader, Swoon, D*Face and Jamie Hewlett.

Gareth Williams of Bonhams says “Urban art is art at its most accessible, available in the public arena for universal appreciation. However, by definition it is also an ephemeral art form, often disappearing as fast as it appears. By transposing their images from street wall to canvas, urban artists are now creating a permanent legacy without compromising the vitality of their art form and it is these works which are currently taking the market by storm.”Continue Reading

Free Art Print from Hazel Dooney

The Australian artist Hazel Dooney is offering a free art print to download from her website for the third time. It’s a drawing from her sexually explicit series that caused some reaction when she exhibited them in Melbourne, Australia recently. The print is called “An Outline Of Kelly, Later”Continue Reading

Banksy eBay Fraud

The Art Newspaper has reported that employees of the company that authenticates and publishes Banksy prints “Pictures on Walls” (POW), have been selling unauthorized Banksy prints on eBay. Not only have the Banksy prints been forged with a replica POW stamp and fake Banksy signature, but they have also used shill bidding, where the bids are artificially inflated by friends of the seller.Continue Reading

Vladimir Tretchikoff Dies at 92

The artist that painted the best selling art print of all time recently passed away. I hadn’t noticed it until a reader (Irv) pointed out an article in the New York Times.
Vladimir Tretchikoff painted the popular “Chinese Girl”, also known as the “Green Lady” or the “Blue Lady” in 1950. Throughout the 1960s and 70s his prints hung in many living rooms worldwide.Continue Reading

Hazel Dooney Print

The Australian artist Hazel Dooney has a high resolution work that can be downloaded online and printed out as an original print. She will also sign the work if you send it to her, along with a stamped, self addressed envelope.

I can imagine Andy Warhol would be doing something like this if he was still alive. The only difference would probably be that he would charge $5000 for each download!Continue Reading