The Artblog Reader Advisor

[This weekend on the Artblog Reader Advisor: Career as a freelance photorealist painter not working out the way you’d hoped? Damien Hirst would like to talk to you; a famous dog pawses for poses beside artworks; and if you don’t have the cash for that sculpture, consider splitting it into shares. — the Artblog editors]

Controversial Compendiums: On Collecting Erotic Art, via BBC

Meet Pickle, the French Bulldog Who’s Been Spotted Rubbing Paws With Art World Celebs, via the Daily Beast

Pickle (Katie Howard). Image via the Daily Beast.

Ownership vs. Use: Collectors Increasingly Investing in Shares of Art, via the Wall Street Journal

Father of Famed French Actress to Donate Funds From Sizeable Art Collection, via Forbes

Art Basel Hong Kong, 2014 (Artnet).

Damien Hirst is Hiring!, via Hyperallergic


Artnet Breaks Down New York State’s Use Tax, via Artnet