When Seattle art dealer John Braseth saw an iconic George Tsutakawa fountain sculpture listed for sale for $1 million on eBay — and then mysteriously removed from the site — he set to work trying to find the seller. He eventually bought the damaged work for a much...READ ARTICLE
13 May 2011 – by ArtfixDaily Staff Yale University has launched a massive online database with records on over 250,000 objects from its museums, archives and libraries. Providing unprecedented, unlimited access to the Ivy League school’s varied collections, including...READ ARTICLE
By SHEILA FARR and SUSAN KELLEHER, The Seattle Times If we measure an artist’s importance by the number of museum exhibitions, books, articles and television appearances he has, Seattle glass guru Dale Chihuly is right up there with the greats. His work is in the...READ ARTICLE
By ROBIN UPDIKE, The Seattle Times Guy Anderson was born in Edmonds 91 years ago. He died Thursday in La Conner of pneumonia. In the years between he rarely traveled far from Western Washington, finding all the natural beauty, artistic inspiration and human...READ ARTICLE
By ROGER SCRUTON, The Sunday Times When the study of beauty first attracted the attention of modern philosophers, it was at the beginning of the 18th century and during the height of the scientific revolution. For philosophers of the Enlightenment nature was not the...READ ARTICLE
The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Art Advisory Panel was founded in a swirl of controversy in 1968-and continues to stir up mixed feelings. The 1 February 1968 edition of The New York Times carried the headline: “10 Experts to Aid Tax Men on Art: Aim Is to Prevent...READ ARTICLE
Erin G. Fossum, MA
Erin specializes in appraising fine art, antiques & residential contents. She offers appraisals for a variety of purposes, including insurance, estates, donations and divorce.
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