NEW YORK — Up and down the streets of Chelsea, imposing gallery doors that are traditionally closed have been propped open. Dealers and art handlers are running in and out of galleries, piling the sidewalks high with debris and packing up artwork in crates....
LONDON—The brand new Frieze Masters opened to VIP guests today in Regents Park, looking either like a mini-TEFAF without the jewelry or a soft rock blend of Art Basel and the tented Pavilion of Art & Design (PAD) fair in...
Benjamin Genocchio, Art+Auction
If you’d like a brick-and-mortar demonstration of how profitable private treaty sales have become to Sotheby’s and Christie’s, take an elevator to the 20th floor of 1230 Avenue of the Americas, Christie’s private sales offices and showrooms.White walls,...
Kicking off the autumn contemporary art season next week, the auctions and fairs in London act as a kind of barometer of the market, an early gauge of the pressure that may be building later in the year in New York, Paris, and beyond. To wager a few...
Alexander Forbes, Art+Auction
It’s a quarter past nine in the evening when Christian Boros slides open the large wooden door that separates the penthouse he shares with his wife, Karen, and 8-year-old son, Anton, from the five floors of exhibition space below. The residence is light and...
BASEL, Switzerland — Last night, the stars aligned in Basel as a host of the art world’s elite congregated at the annual dinner presented by Credit Suisse and Newsweek/Daily Beast at Fondation Beyeler. Garage Center...
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