Last month Sotheby’s signed a "definitive" merger agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an entity wholly owned by the French-Israeli “media and telecom entrepreneur, as well as art collector”,…Read More
By Alex Novak
Vladimir Birgus was born in Frýdek-Místek, Czechoslovakia on May 5, 1954.
He completed his literary, theater and film studies at the School of Philosophy, Palacký University, Olomouc (1978,…Read More
"She's good enough to be a real actress."
--Andy Warhol, n.d.
"Cindy Sherman's Film Stills are the best of my generation."
--Richard Prince, May 5, 2007 email
Almost 30 years after its completion, Cindy…Read More
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