NFTs and the Cynicism of Contemporary Art

March 08, 2021

Many will remember 2020 as the year of COVID-19, an invisible pestilence that is still haunting the world a full year after its outbreak in the form of a global pandemic. Though it is still rather early, 2021 may one day be remembered as the year of an unexpected financial epidemic, the craze for...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Who’s a “Philistine”?

September 28, 2018

Art in the eyes of financial journalists is just another set of objects for sale, but at what price? To really understand the gap between the narrowly focused world of finance and the vast universe of the arts, what better place to go than the experts at Yahoo Finance and a video discussion...

How the Mona Lisa Became So Overrated

September 24, 2016

The adulation of the Mona Lisa tells a story about popular culture. Anyone who ever had to endure endless queues to see Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa will understand this question of its popularity. Nestled among our civilization’s most magnificent creations, the story of the world’s...