Rare Air: 11 Pairs of Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn Sneakers Are Headed to Auction

Dirty sneakers at a temple of fine art?  That, of course, isn’t the whole story. The shoes in question here don’t belong to some Joe Schmo, but the iconic Michael Jordan, who—long before Kanye—turned his fame into a shoe line with Nike that practically prints money. Titled Original Air, the sale is a partnership between […]

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Art Galleries Are Turning to the Digital World to Survive Covid-19

Unlike in past crises, gallery survival is less about size and more about digital nimbleness.   When the Covid-19 pandemic forced the nation’s galleries to close their doors, art dealers scrambled to digitize their exhibitions and begin selling artworks online. Seven weeks in, the question is: Are their efforts panning out?   Unlike in past […]

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