Visiting Japan’s Art Islands
Visiting Japan’s Art Islands
June.20

I was traveling in Japan when a Japanese billionaire bought a Basquiat painting at Sotheby's for $110.5 million. I was not surprised. The buyer, Yusaku Maezawa is the founder of the very popular online retail site, Zozotown. Maezawa has established a ...

Art Viewing in London and Paris
Art Viewing in London and Paris
February.21

Anytime is the best time to travel to London and Paris to see art. I had to go this February to visit the Shchukin exhibition in Paris at the Fondation Louis Vuitton because the show was closing soon.  

Looking at Art in Miami After the Fairs
Looking at Art in Miami After the Fairs
January.05

  Art Basel Miami draws crowds from around the world. After the fair is over there are still many opportunities to view art in Miami.   Our tour started early in the Wynwood Arts District. We went to Panther Coffee for coffee and a delicious almond croissant, while ...

Art Gems in San Francisco and Palo Alto
Art Gems in San Francisco and Palo Alto
November.14

When traveling, my goal is to focus on private museums and art foundations that are highlighted in my website, Art Privee. I want to share special art experiences with other art lovers who might not be aware of these extraordinary places that are available to ...

Paris and the French Riviera
Paris and the French Riviera
October.31

  Picasso never fails to please. When visiting Paris this year, the most exciting show that I saw was at the Picasso Museum, which reopened in 2014 after a five year renovation. We had a private tour of the new exhibition, "Picasso-Giacometti". This highly anticipated show was ...