LONDON — Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary evening sale performed brilliantly, with Gerhard Richter and Jean-Michel Basquiat taking highest sales, cruising beyond its high estimate here and delivering a toppy £81,668,850 ($127,730,081).Sixty-five...
Virgin Atlantic is making first-class flying a little more exclusive. This month the airline launched its "Gallery in the Air" program, which allows upper-class cabin passengers to purchase one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork on flights to and from New...
So you think you want to invest in art? Diversifying portfolios by purchasing tangible luxury assets has become increasingly fashionable over the last decade, and fine art is a popular way to do that — financiers, celebrities, and royals are known the...
AGE: 65HAILS FROM: BarcelonaPRESIDES OVER: Galería Carles Taché, Calle Consejo de Ciento, 290, BarcelonaGALLERY’S SPECIALTY: Contemporary artARTISTS SHOWN: Chema Alvargonzález, Eduardo Arroyo, Juan Carlos Bracho, Joan Brossa, José Manuel Broto, Miguel...
New art-tech venture Dot Dash 3 (the word art in Morse code includes three dots and three dashes), is something like a video game for art collectors. The new technology creates a virtual exhibition space that allows you to visualize artwork in 3D...
The Year of the Snake will be a time of contradictions and polarization, in the economy, the weather — and in the specific markets of art and luxury goods.This is according to Edwin Ma Lai-wah, chairman of Hong Kong Fengshui Master Association and Lu...
Rosalyn D'Mello, Art+Auction
In April 2012 more than a few visitors to the DLF Place mall in Saket, New Delhi, believed they had come upon an unconventional retail display of stainless steel pots and pans in the form of a soaring mushroom cloud, nearly 33 feet tall. The installation was...
This week, I received a press release about a new web-based art technology venture. It noted, among other things, that the founder of the company was “a very smart girl.” The woman in question has three degrees from two of the most prestigious...
Australian street artist Anthony Lister has been taking the urban art world by storm over the past few years with his painterly interpretations of grunge imagery. In well-reviewed exhibitions both at home and abroad, and frequent appearances in leading street...
Shane Ferro, Rachel Corbett
It is fairly well known that art market prices have, on the whole, risen substantially — definitely over the last century, and particularly at the top of the market. However, the "art market" is not a real thing; it's a combination of the markets for works of...
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