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The auction set a new record for Carmen Herrera with the $2.9 million sale of “Blanco y Verde.”
The post With Help From Oprah, Agnes Gund, and a Record-Setting Carmen Herrera, a Benefit Auction Raises $3.9 Million for Miss Porter’s School appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on March 1, 2019
Amid political instability, collectors are buying less provocative works.
The post In a Climate of Political Uncertainty, Collectors Look for Safe Investments at ARCO Madrid appeared first on artnet News.
The pharmaceutical billionaire Stewart Rahr styles himself as a party animal.
The post Meet Stewart Rahr, the Self-Proclaimed ‘Number One King of All Fun,’ Who Drove Up the Price of a Trump Portrait at Auction appeared first on artnet News.
Gallerists left out in the cold by have plenty to say about the situation.
The post ‘This Left Us Without a Chance’: VOLTA Dealers Describe How They Lost as Much as $20,000 After the Sudden Cancellation of the Fair appeared first on artnet News.
The event, titled Plan B, is being organized with lightning speed.
The post VOLTA’s Displaced Dealers Suddenly Get a Plan B as David Zwirner Teams Up With Peter Hort to Host an Emergency Pop-Up Fair appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 28, 2019
Professors are staking their claims that these artists will make it into the history books.
The post 8 Artists Age 35 and Under Whose Work Is Already Being Taught in Art History Classes appeared first on artnet News.
This is the third portrait of the president that Trump is accused of buying for himself through the Trump Foundation.
The post Michael Cohen Just Told Congress That President Trump Directed His Charity to Buy Yet Another Portrait of Himself appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 27, 2019
The artist’s Blue and Rose periods are the focus of the exhibition in Basel, Switzerland.
The post See Works From Picasso’s Tender Early Years as They Take Center Stage at the Fondation Beyeler appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 26, 2019
The gallery, which stands by Guillaume Verda’s work, cited “public safety” concerns.
The post A French Gallery Cancelled This Artist’s Show After He Was Accused of Copying Jean-Michel Basquiat appeared first on artnet News.
The Armory Show is picking up the pieces and moving forward despite a last-minute safety issue at Pier 92.
The post The Armory Show’s Director Assures ‘Everything’s Going to Proceed as Normal’ at the Fair Despite Change of Location appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 25, 2019
The fair has lots of big names, but there is also plenty to discover.
The post 5 Artists From Africa and Its Diaspora to Discover at the Second 1-54 Art Fair in Marrakesh appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 22, 2019
Catch up on this week’s news—fast.
The post From Art Collectors Catching Fossil Fever to the Loss of Couture King Karl Lagerfeld: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week appeared first on artnet News.
This year’s theme is “Fact and Fiction.”
The post The Spring/Break Fair Is Moving Yet Again—This Time to a Former Finnish Embassy Overlooking Trump Tower appeared first on artnet News.
A new lawsuit contends that collectors paid half a million dollars for a Renoir that Hoerle-Guggenheim never delivered. It also questions his art-world pedigree.
The post Two Collectors Are Suing Dealer Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim For Allegedly Taking Their Money—But Never Delivering Their Art appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 21, 2019
The singer will bury her personal effects in massive earthen mound as a reminder of our inescapable mortality.
The post Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: Eurythmics Singer Annie Lennox Is Having a Solo Show at MASS MoCA appeared first on artnet News.
Chinese-born Yang Feng Glan is being held accountable for her role in the poaching of hundreds of elephants.
The post The ‘Ivory Queen’ Is Sentenced to 15 Years in a Tanzanian Prison for Smuggling Tons of Elephant Tusks Into Asia appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 20, 2019
BP maintains sponsorships at the museum and other British institutions.
The post Hundreds of Protesters Demonstrated at the British Museum Against Its Relationship With Oil Giant BP appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on February 19, 2019
Two producers corroborated Ai’s account.
The post Ai Weiwei Slams the Producers of ‘Berlin, I Love You’ for Allegedly Censoring His Part of the Film appeared first on artnet News.