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Madness of Art

R’ART

February 2, 2016 |

by Jim Kempner  

Never look a gift horse in the eye.

 

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Water Under the Bridge

December 6, 2015 |

by Jim Kempner  

Cousin Billy gets another chance when Jim hires him to check names at an important gallery event.

 

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Red Dots

December 6, 2015 |

by Jim Kempner  

Jim attempts to convince Dru of the power of ‘hidden persuasion’.

 

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The Madness of Art: CANDY Part 2

April 1, 2015 |

 

SEASON 4, Episode 5: CANDY Part 2 (Counting Chickens)

When Jim negotiates a sweet deal over a glass of wine, things heat up. Over at the Red Cat it’s the usual all over again.

 

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Madness of Art: Friends & Family (The CPA)

March 2, 2015 |

 

SEASON 4, Episode 3: Friends & Family (The CPA)

Jim gets nothing but static from his phone and his CPA after “we” didn’t file our taxes on time. It’s a battle between Indiana Jones and Bernie Madoff!

 

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Madness of Art: Candy in the Corner

March 1, 2015 |

 

SEASON 4, Episode 4: Candy in the Corner

Jim has a live one on the line with 2-3 million to invest in contemporary art. But is it art – or just a pile of candy in the corner?

 

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The Madness of Art Season 2: Mapplethorpe

April 30, 2014 |

 

Episode 7: Mapplethorpe

 

A Mapplethorpe that far surpasses anything banned by the Cincinnati Museum of Art. You could go to jail in New Jersey for this! Where’s the elbows?

 

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The Madness of Art Season 2: Miami Madness

April 30, 2014 |

 

Episode 8: Miami Madness

 

Art Fairs, Red Dots, and an Angel: Jim and Dru head south for some sun and (hopefully) sales. Could be important. But where’s Dranoff? And what about the big ANGEL fish?

 

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The Madness of Art Season 1: TONY

October 2, 2013 |

Episode 1 – TONY

Chelsea art dealer Jim Kempner interacts with New York’s eccentric art world in The Madness of Art. Webisode one features contemporary artist Robert Attanasio’s pithy analysis of the relationship between artist and dealer. Chicago Artist Tony … Read More