Female Iconoclasts: Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka rendered the wealth, excess, and glamorous comercialism of the roaring '20s in an art deco style uniquely her own.

Artland Magazinea day ago

Female Iconoclasts: Tamara de Lempicka
The Monochrome. A History of Simplicity in Painting

The Monochrome. A History of Simplicity in Painting

Exploring the monochrome: Simple yet complex, paintings made with only one colour or hue have been a staple of the avant-garde for more than 100 years...

Artland Magazinea day ago

Pamela J. Joyner’s ‘Mission-Driven Collection’ of African-American Art Looks to Reframe History

Pamela J. Joyner’s ‘Mission-Driven Collection’ of African-American Art Looks to Reframe History

Pamela Joyner has some advice for collectors who are just starting out: “Figure out where the vacuum is, where the void is, where the need is. So whatever the void is, find the need and fill the gap.”

Art News3 days ago

Agents of Change: Camera Obscura

Agents of Change: Camera Obscura

In this edition of our article series "Agents of Change," we explore the immense effect the discovery of the Camera Obscura had on the art world.

Artland Magazine3 days ago

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

In 1989, when Robert Tibbles bought Damien Hirst’s Bodies, one of the first medicine cabinets the artist created for his degree show at Goldsmiths College that year, little did the bond trader and art collector know that his £600 purchase would become a milestone in the history of contemporary British art.

The Art Newspaper4 days ago

Art History

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Female Iconoclasts: Tamara de Lempicka

Female Iconoclasts: Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka rendered the wealth, excess, and glamorous comercialism of the roaring '20s in an art deco style uniquely her own.

Artland Magazinea day ago

The Monochrome. A History of Simplicity in Painting

The Monochrome. A History of Simplicity in Painting

Exploring the monochrome: Simple yet complex, paintings made with only one colour or hue have been a staple of the avant-garde for more than 100 years...

Artland Magazinea day ago

Agents of Change: Camera Obscura

Agents of Change: Camera Obscura

In this edition of our article series "Agents of Change," we explore the immense effect the discovery of the Camera Obscura had on the art world.

Artland Magazine3 days ago

John Baldessari: "I could never figure out why photography and art had separate histories. So I decided to explore both."

John Baldessari: "I could never figure out why photography and art had separate histories. So I decided to explore both."

Educator and artist John Baldessari combined photography, painting, and text to become “arguably America’s most influential Conceptual artist.”

Artland Magazine9 days ago

Artists

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Female Iconoclasts: Tamara de Lempicka

Female Iconoclasts: Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka rendered the wealth, excess, and glamorous comercialism of the roaring '20s in an art deco style uniquely her own.

Artland Magazinea day ago

The Future of Painting Is Here, and It’s Weird As Hell

The Future of Painting Is Here, and It’s Weird As Hell

At FBA Futures, the UK’s largest annual showcase of emerging art, painting is used to represent a state of mind. These highly subjective reflections offer new perspectives on the world around us, one that is playful, strange and occasionally surreal.

Elephant4 days ago

George Condo, Painter of Picasso-Inspired Tableaux, Is Now Represented by Hauser & Wirth

George Condo, Painter of Picasso-Inspired Tableaux, Is Now Represented by Hauser & Wirth

In December, ARTnews reported that George Condo, a juggernaut of contemporary painting, was in talks to join the roster of one of the biggest galleries. Now, the news is confirmed.

Art News4 days ago

Beloved Portraitist Henry Taylor Is the Latest Artist to Be Lured in by Mega-Gallery Hauser & Wirth

Beloved Portraitist Henry Taylor Is the Latest Artist to Be Lured in by Mega-Gallery Hauser & Wirth

Henry Taylor, the Los Angeles-based painter adored by curators and critics alike, is the latest artist to join Hauser & Wirth’s rapidly expanding roster.

Artnet4 days ago

Auctions

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Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

In 1989, when Robert Tibbles bought Damien Hirst’s Bodies, one of the first medicine cabinets the artist created for his degree show at Goldsmiths College that year, little did the bond trader and art collector know that his £600 purchase would become a milestone in the history of contemporary British art.

The Art Newspaper4 days ago

$700 M. Macklowe Art Collection Could Head to Auction in Spring 2020: Report

$700 M. Macklowe Art Collection Could Head to Auction in Spring 2020: Report

During divorce proceedings in 2018, New York judge Laura Drager ordered collectors Harry and Linda Macklowe to sell 65 artworks from their holdings, which are collectively worth around $700 million, and to split the proceeds. Now, according to a report by Bloomberg, three leading auction houses—Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips—have been invited to offer proposals to sell the billionaire couple’s collection.

Art News4 days ago

Kenny Schachter on his Christmas clear out

Kenny Schachter on his Christmas clear out

The collector, dealer and self-confessed hoarder Kenny Schachter is clearing out some of his 1,000-strong art collection by selling 116 pieces through a Sotheby’s online sale. The auction, which ends tomorrow, is expected to fetch between £381,300 and £572,800.

The Art Newspapera month ago

We Broke Down the Data From the Fall Auctions. Here Are 3 Insights Into Where the Art Market Is Headed

We Broke Down the Data From the Fall Auctions. Here Are 3 Insights Into Where the Art Market Is Headed

With nearly 1,800 artworks offered across the Big Three auction houses’ main evening and day sales, New York’s fall auction week borders on sensory overload. To help make sense of the latest heaping helping of hammering, we used the data to zoom out to the big picture.

Artnet2 months ago

Collecting

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Pamela J. Joyner’s ‘Mission-Driven Collection’ of African-American Art Looks to Reframe History

Pamela J. Joyner’s ‘Mission-Driven Collection’ of African-American Art Looks to Reframe History

Pamela Joyner has some advice for collectors who are just starting out: “Figure out where the vacuum is, where the void is, where the need is. So whatever the void is, find the need and fill the gap.”

Art News3 days ago

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

In 1989, when Robert Tibbles bought Damien Hirst’s Bodies, one of the first medicine cabinets the artist created for his degree show at Goldsmiths College that year, little did the bond trader and art collector know that his £600 purchase would become a milestone in the history of contemporary British art.

The Art Newspaper4 days ago

$700 M. Macklowe Art Collection Could Head to Auction in Spring 2020: Report

$700 M. Macklowe Art Collection Could Head to Auction in Spring 2020: Report

During divorce proceedings in 2018, New York judge Laura Drager ordered collectors Harry and Linda Macklowe to sell 65 artworks from their holdings, which are collectively worth around $700 million, and to split the proceeds. Now, according to a report by Bloomberg, three leading auction houses—Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips—have been invited to offer proposals to sell the billionaire couple’s collection.

Art News4 days ago

Inside The World Of Anne Huntington

Inside The World Of Anne Huntington

Anne Huntington is an art collector and curator, and is on councils at the Whitney and Solomon R Guggenheim. In 2010 she founded AMH Industries, a creative agency for contemporary culture, and she has also worked at David Zwirner and Phillips. In addition to all this, she is President in her family’s business Huntington Learning Corporation. Here she tells us about her favourite artists, her goals for the future, and what’s in her inbox.

The Art Gorgeous4 days ago

Exhibitions

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Inspired by John Cage, an Italian Collector Commissioned Leading Artists to Transform Pianos Into Weird and Wonderful Sculptures—See Them Here

Inspired by John Cage, an Italian Collector Commissioned Leading Artists to Transform Pianos Into Weird and Wonderful Sculptures—See Them Here

A grand piano is turned on its side exposing the outline of a woman’s body, which appears to have smashed right through the top of the lid and landed on the chords underneath. The late feminist artist Carolee Schneemann’s absurdist creation is surrounded by an array of artists’ pianos in Berlin’s KW Institute for Contemporary Art.

Artnet4 days ago

Archivio Conz x KW

Archivio Conz x KW

The Archivio Conz, in collaboration with the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, are hosting “Pause: Broken Sounds/Remote Music. Prepared pianos from the Archivio Conz collection” – a five-day event and exhibition showcasing avant-garde artists’ “prepared pianos” selected from Italian collector and patron Francesco Conz’s collection. From January 15—19, 2020, the KW main exhibition space will be the stage for performances, tying the artworks to various contemporary approaches and explorations on sound.

Independent Collectors4 days ago

Rembrandt-Velázquez at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Rembrandt-Velázquez at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Until 19 January 2020, you can catch the stunning Rembrandt-Velázquez exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. We explore 5 pieces on view.

Artland Magazine10 days ago

Here Are 21 Highly Anticipated, Mind-Expanding Museum Exhibitions to Seek Out Across the US in 2020

Here Are 21 Highly Anticipated, Mind-Expanding Museum Exhibitions to Seek Out Across the US in 2020

There are a bevy of significant museum shows opening across the country in the first half of 2020, ranging from a provocative examination of AI art in San Francisco to a historic survey of El Greco in Chicago. Here’s everything you need to know about the exhibitions we are looking forward to most.

Artnet12 days ago

Fairs

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Here’s Our Definitive Guide to All the Art Fairs Taking Place Around the World in the First Half of 2020

Here’s Our Definitive Guide to All the Art Fairs Taking Place Around the World in the First Half of 2020

The roaring ’20s are upon us, and there are enough art fairs on the calendar to keep everyone prosperous.

Artnet9 days ago

How To Survive Travelling To An Art Fair When You Are Broke

How To Survive Travelling To An Art Fair When You Are Broke

Art fairs are stressful, fun and exhausting, but they’re also hard on your pocket, from overpriced food and coffee, to the expensive locations, and parties.

The Art Gorgeous11 days ago

Newcomers and stalwarts: highlights from the 2020 fair calendar

Newcomers and stalwarts: highlights from the 2020 fair calendar

It may be hard to believe, but Art Basel (13-16 June) is turning 50 this year. The fair was founded in 1970 by a trio of Swiss dealers: Ernst Beyeler, Trudl Bruckner and Balz Hilt.

The Art Newspaper17 days ago

The Art Newspaper's comprehensive 2020 art fair guide

The Art Newspaper's comprehensive 2020 art fair guide

Whether you're a fair-tigued dealer, an avid collector or a hyper-organised art-lover, look no further than our 2020 Art Fair Calendar to plan your year ahead.

The Art Newspaper17 days ago

Galleries

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George Condo, Painter of Picasso-Inspired Tableaux, Is Now Represented by Hauser & Wirth

George Condo, Painter of Picasso-Inspired Tableaux, Is Now Represented by Hauser & Wirth

In December, ARTnews reported that George Condo, a juggernaut of contemporary painting, was in talks to join the roster of one of the biggest galleries. Now, the news is confirmed.

Art News4 days ago

Beloved Portraitist Henry Taylor Is the Latest Artist to Be Lured in by Mega-Gallery Hauser & Wirth

Beloved Portraitist Henry Taylor Is the Latest Artist to Be Lured in by Mega-Gallery Hauser & Wirth

Henry Taylor, the Los Angeles-based painter adored by curators and critics alike, is the latest artist to join Hauser & Wirth’s rapidly expanding roster.

Artnet4 days ago

Giuseppe De Mattia's fruit and vegetable stall at Matèria in Rome

Giuseppe De Mattia's fruit and vegetable stall at Matèria in Rome

We visit Giuseppe De Mattia's installation at Matèria in Rome, an intriguing study on commerce, salesmanship and value in the art world.

Artland Magazine22 days ago

Painter Avery Singer, the 32-Year-Old Sought-After Phenom, Is Now the Youngest Artist Represented by Hauser & Wirth

Painter Avery Singer, the 32-Year-Old Sought-After Phenom, Is Now the Youngest Artist Represented by Hauser & Wirth

Ever since the young painter parted ways with her New York dealer Gavin Brown earlier this year, the industry has been buzzing about what gallery would have the privilege of representing her, with rumors that mega-businesses Gagosian, David Zwirner, and Hauser & Wirth were all fighting for the chance.

Artneta month ago

Institutions

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Collector Michael Xufu Huang Is Launching His New Museum With a Triennial That Aims to Capture China’s ‘Millennial Zeitgeist’

Collector Michael Xufu Huang Is Launching His New Museum With a Triennial That Aims to Capture China’s ‘Millennial Zeitgeist’

The list of people who have founded not one, but two, museums is small. The list of people who have done so before the age of 26 might be nonexistent. That is, until this March, when Michael Xufu Huang opens his new private nonprofit, the X Museum, in Beijing.

Artnet4 days ago

Rembrandt-Velázquez at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Rembrandt-Velázquez at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Until 19 January 2020, you can catch the stunning Rembrandt-Velázquez exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. We explore 5 pieces on view.

Artland Magazine10 days ago

He Made the First LGBTQ-Themed Museum Exhibition in Asia

He Made the First LGBTQ-Themed Museum Exhibition in Asia

It is more than just an LGBTQ-themed museum exhibition— Patrick Sun has built an art collection that focuses on gay Asian art. In 2014, he founded the Sunpride Foundation to raise awareness and earn respect for the LGBTQ community through art.

Larrys List10 days ago

Meet Grażyna Kulczyk, the Polish entrepreneur who turned an Alpine village into an artworld destination

Meet Grażyna Kulczyk, the Polish entrepreneur who turned an Alpine village into an artworld destination

Muzeum Susch is intended to be a place of contemplation and a challenge to accepted ideas, a museum that is like no other,’ says Kulczyk.

Art Basel11 days ago

Market

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The Internet Is Abuzz With the News That Britney Spears Is Getting Her First Gallery Show. But It’s All a Lie

The Internet Is Abuzz With the News That Britney Spears Is Getting Her First Gallery Show. But It’s All a Lie

Last week, in a stunning Instagram post, Galerie Sympa in France claimed that it would be giving the “Hit Me Baby One More Time” pop star her debut solo art exhibition. Not only that: the gallery also claimed to now represent the singer, who is also an amateur painter of native plants.

Artnet4 days ago

The Future of Painting Is Here, and It’s Weird As Hell

The Future of Painting Is Here, and It’s Weird As Hell

At FBA Futures, the UK’s largest annual showcase of emerging art, painting is used to represent a state of mind. These highly subjective reflections offer new perspectives on the world around us, one that is playful, strange and occasionally surreal.

Elephant4 days ago

Who Will Shape the Art World in 2020?: ARTnews Presents ‘The Deciders’

Who Will Shape the Art World in 2020?: ARTnews Presents ‘The Deciders’

This issue of ARTnews offers a glimpse into the future by way of visionaries in our communities who continue to look and think forward. I am honored to be a part of it, and I hope it sparks conversation and collaboration while rethinking outdated narratives.

Art News4 days ago

How Do You Build a Blue-Chip Market in 10 Years? The Trajectory of ‘Bad Painter’ Albert Oehlen Provides a Blueprint

How Do You Build a Blue-Chip Market in 10 Years? The Trajectory of ‘Bad Painter’ Albert Oehlen Provides a Blueprint

Could 2020 be the year that Albert Oehlen—a polarizing artist both beloved and dismissed—sees his work top $10 million at auction?

Artnet11 days ago

Opinions

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Why Do Mega-Collectors Play Monopoly With Masterpieces? Kenny Schachter Sees Trouble Brewing in the Year Ahead

Why Do Mega-Collectors Play Monopoly With Masterpieces? Kenny Schachter Sees Trouble Brewing in the Year Ahead

After a holiday in the art-market battleground of St. Moritz, our columnist reflects on where he sees things trending in 2020.

Artnet9 days ago

Standards and Practices, Vol.3: Does Maurizio Cattelan know what he's responsible for?

Standards and Practices, Vol.3: Does Maurizio Cattelan know what he's responsible for?

In his monthly column about the mores of the art world, William Pym investigates the ideology of one of the great iconoclasts.

Artland Magazine15 days ago

The Evolution of the Art Industry in the Next Decade

The Evolution of the Art Industry in the Next Decade

What will this and future years to come look like in the art industry? From technology to security, read our predictions of evolution and revolution.

Artland Magazine15 days ago

Trends that Shaped The Art World of Today

Trends that Shaped The Art World of Today

In his regular dslcollection column leading collector Sylvain Levy identifies the key trends that have shaped the art world of today.

Artland Magazine22 days ago