State of the Art

trained elephant paints a pretty picture

(writer/editor/curator Bob Nickas' take on the art game):

"Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil."*

Above: A rare Qing Dynasty vase found in a dusty suburban attic that recently sold at an auction house for $85.9 million dollars.

*-J. Paul Getty

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."*

*-Philip K. Dick

(above: sculpture by Donald Judd)