Jean-Michel Basquiat

My Art Haven

Wednesday the 24th of January, we had the pleasure of hosting a dinner for our partners and friends at The Groucho Club. Our Executive Chairman Tom Toumazis MBE and Co-Founder Steve Cooke invited our guests to share the artworks they would have in their living room if money and space were no object. Check out their answers!

If money and space were no object, what would you have in your living room?

Alice Whitaker, Head of Philanthropy at the Old Vic Theatre

Leonardo Da Vinci, The Vitruvian Man drawing (1487)


Pete Edmunds, Artist

Joseph Wright of Derby, An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump (1768)


Luke Kang, Tagsmart Certificates Manager

Dana Schutz, Face Eater (2004)                                                  


Beatrice Bowles-Bray, Mall Gallery Digital Coordinator

Marcel Duchamp, Poster for the Third French Chess Championship (1925)                          


Pavel Baskakov, Tagsmart Product Development Manager

Michelle Basquiat, Arm and Hammer number II (1984)                                                


Simonetta D’Ottaviano, CEO and Co-founder at Nettoken 

Claudio Verna, A 55 (1971)                      


Ruth Tabet, Director of About Atout Interior Design

Antoon Van Dyck, Marchesa Elena Grimaldi (1623)                                                              


Mark Darbyshire, Tagsmart Co-Founder  

Philip Guston, The Mirror (1957)                                                               


Alice Stack, Chief ExecutiveCreative United 

Jacob Epstein, Jacob and the Angel  (1940-1)                                                                                                                                                          


Steve Cooke, Tagsmart Co-Founder      

Tracey Emin, Dog Brains (2000)                                                              


Susan Young, Director at Richard Young Gallery  

Shahnameh Ferdowsi, Battle between Iranians and Turkish (c. 977 and 1010 CE)                                 


Piero Tomassoni, Co-Founder of Artvisor                                                      

On Kawara, July 10, 2014 (2014)


Sophie Noire, Tagsmart Communications and Events Executive                  

Henri Rousseau, Fighting Between a Tiger and a Buffalo (1908)


Rhiannon Stanford, Marketing, and Production at Metro Imaging                    

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Seascapes (1993)


Tom Toumazis MBE, Tagsmsrt Chairman                                                           

Claire Partington, Sanguiney, 2014


Kate O’Neill, Head of Marketing at Metro Imaging                                        

Patti Smith, Frida Kahlo’s Bed, Polaroid series (2012)


Nicolas Gitton, Tagsmart Business Development                                             

Richard Serra, East/West, West/East (2015)


Karen Thurman, Artist and Gallery Owner of Thurmanovich Gallery               

Tenaya Creek, Dogwood Rain (1948)


Chelsea Jacob, Magnum Gallery Director

Alec Soth, Falls 26 (2005)

JAN. 24 2018

'Imagine how easy Keith Haring is to fake'

Last October Richard Polsky, the San Francisco art dealer who wrote I Bought Andy Warhol, started an authentication service for the artist’s works, driven by the dissolution of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ authentication committee four years earlier. Now, Polsky has announced that he is taking on authentication of works by Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat.