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Christie's Slack $36.8-Million Postwar and Contemporary Sale
October 11, 2012
LONDON—Contemporary powerhouse Christie’s had a surprisingly weak evening auction of postwar and contemporary art during Frieze Week, registering just £23,020,650 ($36,833,040). That...
Saatchi Gallery's "Gesamtkunstwerk" Show Celebrates the Mess
Alexander Forbes, ARTINFO Berlin
November 18, 2011
The Saatchi Gallery’s “Gesamtkunstwerk: New Art from Germany” opened today as a showcase for 24 of Germany’s best artists, and while some of the names are familiar — ...
When in Canada... for Art Toronto
October 25, 2011
A cultural renaissance has invaded Toronto over the past decade, with new structures like the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts sprouting up and...
Take a Virtual Tour of the Prospect 2 Biennial in New Orlean
October 24, 2011
Leaner and meaner, New Orleans's Prospect biennial returned this weekend, bringing an eccentric mixture of local and international art to 13 venues throughout the Crescent City. The show...
The Ten Best (and One Worst) Booths at Frieze
October 13, 2011
The Frieze Art Fair opened yesterday to energized crowds who were hungry to see what galleries brought to London's premier art fair — even if they didn't particularly feel like opening...
When in Los Angeles... for Art Platform and Pulse
October 06, 2011
The City of Angels takes its place on the art-fair map this fall, welcoming Art Platform and Pulse as well as Art L.A. and Fountain. At the same time the Getty Research Institute's...
The Best and Worst of Art Berlin Contemporary 2011
September 19, 2011
You know the story: Art Forum closed and all eyes were on Art Berlin Contemporary, allowing ABC (as it is called) to almost double in size — from 70 to 120 galleries — almost overnight....
Sigmar Polke's Alchemical "Photoworks" at Leo Koenig Inc.
August 26, 2011
WHAT: "Sigmar Polke: Photoworks 1964-2000"WHERE: Leo Koenig Inc., 545 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011WHEN: June 21-September 10, 2011WHY THIS SHOW MATTERS: Co-organized with Berlin's...
The Ascent of the Art Advisor: 5 Things to Know About the Gr
August 02, 2011
The art advisory profession has been around for ages, but its popularity has exploded over the last decade. Before that, clients mainly relied on working with trusted dealers or relying...
Give Orly Genger Enough Rope!
May 13, 2011
A sprawling mass of white-painted rope appeared to have crash-landed on the floor of Victoria Bartlett's VPL storefront in Soho on Monday night. Laying beneath it — or really woven into...
Who Stands to Gain From Art Investment Funds?
April 11, 2011
The latest data coming out of the art market continues to defy belief. Fresh on the back of Christie's announcement that it made $5 billion in sales in 2010, marking the single biggest...
The Gagosian Explosion: A Critical Breakdown of the Wall Str
Andrew M. Goldstein
April 04, 2011
When a profile of megadealer Larry Gagosian lands, it lands with a bang. The Armenian-born imperial gallerist very rarely gives interviews, for one thing — even the New York Times failed...
Copyrights and Copy Wrongs: Learning from the Legal Preceden
March 23, 2011
Patrick Cariou's victory last Friday in his copyright suit against artist Richard Prince — which determined that Prince's work did not sufficiently transform or comment on Cariou's...
Is China Number One? New Analysis Puts Chinese Art Market Ah
ARTINFO China, Madeleine O’Dea
March 21, 2011
Barely a week after a British survey concluded that China had overtaken the United Kingdom to become the world's second-largest art market after the United States, Artprice has re...
China Overtakes Britain to Become the World's Second Biggest
March 15, 2011
If there is still any skepticism about the continuing rise of the Chinese art market, one dramatic new indicator might put that doubt to rest: according to a new study by the British Art...
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