• Top 5 Most Expensive Women Artists at Auction

    This is the second year that fine art site Artnet has conducted a survey of the highest-selling female artists to date. Recent auctions at both Christie’s and Sotheby’s have catapulted new artists into the top ranks of high-selling women artists,… Read More

  • The Benefits of Owning Original Art

    Many fine art collectors strive to own original work made by their favorite artists. Or a collector will spot a piece they love and make sure to buy the original artwork, rather than a print. Why do so many people… Read More

  • Frida Kahlo Painting Sells for Record $8,005,000

    On May 12th, a work by Frida Kahlo, Dos desnudos en el bosque (La tierra misma) (1939), sold at the  Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Christie’s New York for $8,005,000. Not only is this a new record sale… Read More

  • Marisol Escobar Dies at 85

    On Saturday, April 30, the beloved sculptor Marisol Escobar passed away due to pneumonia. Rolando Peńa, Escobar’s friend and fellow Venezuelan artist, expressed his loss on his Facebook page, calling her the “undisputed queen of pop art.” Marisol was an… Read More

  • New Work by George Dureau

    Barnett Fine Art is proud to offer an original oil painting by George Dureau. “Hercules and Anteaus” by George Dureau aptly captures raw human emotion and the versatility and beauty of the human body. The male subjects exhibit raw strength… Read More

  • All About Fine Art Serigraphy

    Our last blog touched on some common types of print mediums. Today, we’ll be focusing on one specific type of print medium: serigraphy. Serigraphy is a very unique type of printmaking that involves stenciling individual colors on separate layers of… Read More

  • Types of Print Mediums You Should Know

    Do you know the difference between a lithograph and a serigraph? What do you etch when creating an etching? How does a linocut work? If you are not an artist, then you may not immediately know the answers to these… Read More

  • New Peter Max Consignments from Barnett Fine Art

    Are you in love with psychedelic art from the 1960s? Or do you know someone who enjoys colorful and animated artwork? Barnett Fine Art has new original works from Peter Max, the iconic artist who was at the forefront of… Read More

  • Museums Close After Attack in Brussels

    A suicide attack in Brussels on Tuesday morning left at least 34 dead and up to 136 injured. Twin blasts hit the Zaventem Bruxelles International Airport and a nearby train at Maelbeek metro station near EU headquarters. Many fleeing the… Read More

  • German Artists Steal Scan of Nefertiti Bust

    When would you say art theft is justified? The increasingly powerful influence of technology in our society makes it possible for museum curators to produce a 3D scan of individual art objects in order to store the blueprints for study,… Read More

Patty BarnettBarnett Fine Art, based in New Orleans, Louisiana, trades in exceptional art by Master and Pop Artists, popular contemporary artists, emerging artists from around the globe and gifted local artists. With her experience of over 20 years in the business, Patty Barnett of Barnett Fine Art posts about the business of art, trends in art sales, news and events in the world of art, new artists to watch, works to know by established artists and art recommendations for special occasions. The Barnett Fine Art Blog is updated regularly for serious collectors as well as beginners and those looking to broaden their art knowledge and collections.

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