Welcome to MarkDahle.com

Nebraska Art Gallery
Paintings Portfolios Photographs Art Vacations

Nebraska Art Gallery

Mark Dahle is opening a 10,000 square foot art gallery in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

You can visit the gallery while renovations are underway.

The gallery is quite a ways from any major airport, so be sure to bring snacks for the road trip.

Mark Dahle Art Gallery in Red Cloud, Nebraska, May 26, 2022

See more.


Mark Dahle paintings can be found in private collections from Florida to Alaska.

abstract painting by Mark Dahle

See more.


Photographs are often printed without restraint. Mark Dahle photographs are different.

Each Mark Dahle photograph is printed in an edition of one, meaning that each is a unique work of art.

Photographs in Mark's Endangered Photos series have been examples of this policy as are the photographic artworks in the series of 1000 Mops.

In 2022, Mark expanded this policy to include all his photographic works. This means there will only be one Fine Art Edition available of each Mark Dahle Portfolio.

See more.


The Carpenter And The Twig Amanda Gets A Pumpkin

Mark Dahle Portfolios feature the image of a  colorful painting, 20 or more beautiful photographs, and an engaging story or commentary.

Thought-provoking and beautiful, Mark Dahle Portfolios can be read in a few minutes and then enjoyed for a lifetime.

The mass market editions of the portfolios are individually dated, giving collectors bragging rights and something to show people who acquire their copies later.

A single Fine Art Edition will be created of each portfolio.

See our complete list of all Mark Dahle Portfolios.

See more.

Art Vacations

Venice, Italy

Get a head start on planning your trip to the 60th Venice Biennale. Check out our report on what to expect in 2024 as well as highlights from prior years.

Miami Beach, Florida

If you like modern and contemporary art, don't miss Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach. This is the biggest collection of contemporary art anywhere in the world, currated by hundreds of art galleries appearing in more than a dozen art fairs.

Other recommended art vacations include trips to Art Basel, Switzerland, and to  New York, especially during Frieze or Armory Week.

Or if you want something different, you might check out ArtPrize, a social experiment that gets a community to be in conversation with art and art professionals.

See more.

Art Talks

Invite Mark Dahle to your group to give a fascinating (and helpful!) presentation on art.

Presentations you can choose from include:

What Makes Art Valuable

This entertaining talk helps you understand current prices for contemporary art – and how a painting can be worth more than $100 million.

Frauds and Thieves

Even Michelangelo tried to cheat people at the start of his career by selling things he had carved and pretending they were antiquities. Become aware of some of the pitfalls of collecting in this entertaining lecture.

Questions Every Art Collector Needs To Ask Before Investing In Art

A few questions will help art investors avoid traps that have caused other collectors and art institutions to lose their investments (and their art!). Some of these are traps that you may not hear about from your art dealer.

Abstract painting

See more.

1,000 Mops

1000 Mops #101, copyright Mark Dahle 2014

Mark Dahle says, “When I visited China a couple years ago, I saw mops everywhere. I started taking pictures of them; I thought I might do a series. But I wasn’t in China long enough, so I decided instead to create a thousand artworks based on one mop.”

The artworks in this series invite conversations about what makes things seem related and what makes them different, what constitutes "family" and "individual."

Mops are available as individual mops, as an unbroken series of 10 Mops and as an unbroken series of 99 Mops.

See more.

Endangered Photos

Endangered Telephone Pole #222 Copyright Mark Dahle 2014 Endangered Telephone Pole #223 Copyright Mark Dahle 2014

Mark Dahle's Endangered Photos are one-of-a-kind works of art. Subjects of the Endangered Photos currently include telephone poles, train cars, hay bales, and railroad ties.

See more.

Mark Dahle Art Museums

It's too early to predict how or when the five Mark Dahle Art Museums will be built.

Perhaps they will only exist as conceptual artwork, a collection of sketches, paintings and the like.

Or perhaps they will be developed as a Virtual Reality experience that anyone with an internet connection can visit.

Or, perhaps, they will exist in a physical location with heat and air conditioning and working toilets and a gigantic staff and lots of other items Mark may not be that great about coordinating.

You can check out their progress on our Mark Dahle Art Museums page.

See more.

About Mark Dahle

Biographical information.

See more.

For Art Collectors

What do you do when you run out of wall space?

See more.

Paintings Photographs Portfolios Art Vacations Information for Art Collectors


© Copyright 2022 Mark Dahle. All Rights Reserved