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Ever Heard Of Dimitri Berea?

I FOUND THE OFFER ON EBAY – and couldn’t believe my eyes: US$ 22 000 for a not so good painting by an obscure artist, plus US$ 195 for the shipping! A Romanian called Dimitri Berea did it, named it „Palma de Mallorca“ and while he lived (from 1908 to 1975) could only dream of … Weiterlesen »

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You Will Always Be Winning …

YOU KNOW THE GAME: „Pitch-and-toss“ or „Head or Tail“ – football/soc- cer games start with this throw of a coin, you are cheated out of your money in shady bars by artistic crooks and in Western movies professional gamblers are shot when they discover that their coins had two identical sides: heads and heads = … Weiterlesen »

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SALE I Had A Problem – Cameras!

I’M NOT A PHOTOGRAPHER, not even with my iPhone. I prefer to draw. So what could I do when an uncle left me a box with six mirror cameras which had cost thousands of Euros, huge and very valuable objectives and a vast amount of other equipment? I tried to sell it. Had a look … Weiterlesen »

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AUCTION The Critic At Large … (No. 3)

On eBay Poland a Yellow Star was offerend, the Mark of Cain, the Jews had to wear in the streets and the getto of Warsaw (and all over Europe). The Nazis forced them to the Star of David and I wanted to buy this precious surviving piece, for me the highest medal of courage ever … Weiterlesen »

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