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Paddle8 Loses High-Level Employees, Brazil's Culture Ministry Reinstated Following Artist Protests, and More
Africa Ascending, Part I
Angela M.H. Schuster, Art+Auction
May 23, 2016
In its May 2016 issue, Art+Auction looked at the art market in Africa, where contemporary artists from the continent who have enjoyed largely European patronage in recent decades are...
Databank: Contemporary in Crisis
Roman Kraeussl, Art+Auction
May 18, 2016
Growing expectation of an art market correction centers on overheating in the postwar and contemporary category, but this large group—encompassing Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol, Christopher...
Checklist: EU Withdraws Unspent Italian Culture Funds, More
Mostafa Heddaya, Taylor Dafoe
May 16, 2016
— EU Withdraws Millions in Unspent Italian Culture Funding: Mismanagement has apparently roiled the coffers of several southern Italian regions, at a time when many of the country’s most...
Checklist: New Museum Raises $43M for Expansion, and More
May 11, 2016
— New Museum Raises $43 Million for Expansion: Ahead of its 40th anniversary in 2017, the New Museum has raised over $40 million from members of its board as part of an effort to...
Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Sale Boosts the Market
May 11, 2016
In the wake of Sotheby’s rocky evening on Monday, Christie’s gave the art market a critical booster shot tonight with a Post-War and Contemporary sale that realized a reassuring $318.4...
Authentication Service Adds Haring and Basquiat to Roster
May 10, 2016
“Everyone lives in fear right now in the art market. No one will authenticate anything,” Richard Polsky told ARTINFO in an interview late last year. An expert on Andy Warhol’s market,...
Review: A Karel Appel Survey at Gemeentemuseum
Paul Laster, Modern Painters
May 08, 2016
The HagueKarel AppelGemeentemuseum // January 16–May 16, 2016 The first major survey of Appel’s work since his death at age 85 in 2006, this exhibition includes 67 paintings, 12...
Jean-Michel Basquiat at Nahmad Contemporary
May 02, 2016
In a major and carefully tuned gallery exhibition titled “Words Are All We Have: Paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat,” opening May 2 at Nahmad Contemporary, the artist’s poetry-laced, word...
Checklist: Taipei, Koons Top Attendance Charts, and More
March 31, 2016
— Taipei, Koons Top Attendance Charts: The Art Newspaper’s comprehensive annual visitorship rankings are out, and while the Louvre maintained its overall global...
Checklist: Mugrabi Defaults on Christie’s Payment, and More
Noelle Bodick, Charles Shafaieh
March 01, 2016
— Mugrabi Defaults on Christie’s Payment: Christie’s has filed a motion today against the art-dealing Mugrabi family over a defaulted payment for Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “The Field Next to...
Sotheby’s Solid $100.4M Contemporary Sale
February 10, 2016
Though pinched by a trio of high-value works withdrawn from the auction by nervous sellers at the 11th hour, Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale triggered some bidding fireworks on a few...
The Power 100 of 2015: Part I
December 21, 2015
The bios and essays in Art+Auction’s guide to notable players in the art world will be rolled out on ARTINFO over the course of the next two weeks. Here, we present Part One. Click here...
PAMM: The People Behind the Museum
Hunter Braithwaite, Art+Auction
December 20, 2015
Since it was launched 30 years ago as the Center for Fine Arts, the Pérez Art Museum Miami has undergone a radical transformation. Originally a tenant of Philip Johnson’s Miami Cultural...
Checklist: Sotheby's CFO Departs, and More
December 18, 2015
— Sotheby’s CFO Departs Under Pressure from “Activists”: Patrick McClymont, who has served as the chief financial officer of Sotheby’s since October 2013, is departing at year’s end “to...
Sotheby’s Reassuring $294M Contemporary Evening Sale
November 12, 2015
The contemporary art market settled down to a steadier pace at Sotheby’s New York Wednesday evening, turning in a solid and respectable $294,850,000 sale for the 44 lots that sold....
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