Art economist Clare McAndrew’s unveiling of the annual TEFAF market report has become a tradition — generally giving the art world the most in-depth industry analysis it will get all year. This year doesn't disappoint. Overall...
Tom Chen, Clare Pennington
BEIJING — On May 23, Hong Kong will become the third location to have an international contemporary art fair that bears the Art Basel name. More than half of the participating galleries at Art Basel Hong Kong are based in Asia. Speaking at a news...
Matthew Drutt, Executive Director of the Blouin Cultural Advisory Board, takes us on a tour of the 2013 Armory Show, looking for the art fair's hidden gems. Some of his favorites include: Julianne Swartz at Josée Bienvenu Gallery, Francis M....
Rachel Corbett, Julia Halperin
The Armory Show may be celebrating its centennial, but young artists — and the collectors who support them — dominated the VIP opening. For one thing, the Armory Show’s Focus section, with energetic crowds and sales, wasn’t this year’s sideshow.“...
Richard B. Woodward, Art+Auction
The crowd at Sotheby’s New York on the evening of December 12 was nervous — and not in a good way. It was the first of three sessions devoted to photographs from the collection of philanthropist Henry Buhl, and not many in the room had high hopes. “Two...
Between 1988 and 2006, Shun Kurokochi, who describes himself as “an ordinary man working in a bank,” assembled an unusually large collection dedicated to the work of the Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara.Bit by bit, Kurokochi saved part of his salary to buy...
Hong Kong is about to get its first online platform for selling and exhibiting contemporary Asian art. Artshare.com will launch on April 15 with an advisory board of the city’s marquee names in collecting, including Pearl Lam and Johnson Chang, as well as DSL...
Juliette Soulez, ARTINFO France
French neurosurgeon Bernard Massini owns an art collection that would be the envy of many lifelong connoisseurs: including 450 works and encompassing paintings, drawings, photographs, videos, and sculpture. Nevertheless, the 59-year-old Massini came into...
Next Wednesday evening, Phillips will hold its first-ever editions sale in London, offering 92 lots ranging from early 1900s Matisse monotypes to hot-off-the-presses contemporary prints. The inaugural sale in the UK comes after several...
Jason Edward Kaufman
To many outsiders, the South African art world may seem to have produced no more than a few major talents — most notably William Kentridge. Their work further suffers by being narrowly perceived as inextricably associated with apartheid, still the lodestone...
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