Robert Frank. Unseen at C/O Berlin

Robert Frank's photo series The Americans has given us some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Explore the current exhibition at C/O Berlin.

Artland Magazine11 hours ago

Robert Frank. Unseen at C/O Berlin
Auction Blotter: Michael Armitage’s Big Debut, Tschabalala Self Sees 3,400 Percent Return, & Shara Hughes Goes Huge in New York’s Day Sales

Auction Blotter: Michael Armitage’s Big Debut, Tschabalala Self Sees 3,400 Percent Return, & Shara Hughes Goes Huge in New York’s Day Sales

The evening sales may get most of the attention for their flash and eight-figure prices, but it’s the morning and afternoon sessions where the groundwork is laid for the market stars of the future. We poured over the results from last week’s November auctions in New York to pick the lots that stood out at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips. (As usual, all prices include the buyer’s premium unless otherwise noted.)

Artnet14 hours ago

Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales

Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales

Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design feature an awe-inspiring selection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary artworks.

Larrys List14 hours ago

Hugo Boss Prize, One of the World’s Top Art Awards, Names Shortlist for 2020

Hugo Boss Prize, One of the World’s Top Art Awards, Names Shortlist for 2020

The Hugo Boss Prize, one of the world’s top art awards, tends to seal the success of artists, as evidenced by past winners including Anicka Yi, Simone Leigh, Matthew Barney, and Danh Vo.

Art Newsa day ago

Sotheby’s Pulls Banksy’s Allegedly Stolen Sculpture ‘The Drinker’ Just an Hour Before It Was Due to Be Sold at Auction

Sotheby’s Pulls Banksy’s Allegedly Stolen Sculpture ‘The Drinker’ Just an Hour Before It Was Due to Be Sold at Auction

A sculpture by street artist Banksy, a riff on Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker said to be worth as much as £1 million ($1.3 million), was pulled from Sotheby’s sale today, just an hour before the auction was due to start.

Artneta day ago

Auctions

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Auction Blotter: Michael Armitage’s Big Debut, Tschabalala Self Sees 3,400 Percent Return, & Shara Hughes Goes Huge in New York’s Day Sales

Auction Blotter: Michael Armitage’s Big Debut, Tschabalala Self Sees 3,400 Percent Return, & Shara Hughes Goes Huge in New York’s Day Sales

The evening sales may get most of the attention for their flash and eight-figure prices, but it’s the morning and afternoon sessions where the groundwork is laid for the market stars of the future. We poured over the results from last week’s November auctions in New York to pick the lots that stood out at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips. (As usual, all prices include the buyer’s premium unless otherwise noted.)

Artnet14 hours ago

Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales

Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales

Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design feature an awe-inspiring selection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary artworks.

Larrys List14 hours ago

Sotheby’s Pulls Banksy’s Allegedly Stolen Sculpture ‘The Drinker’ Just an Hour Before It Was Due to Be Sold at Auction

Sotheby’s Pulls Banksy’s Allegedly Stolen Sculpture ‘The Drinker’ Just an Hour Before It Was Due to Be Sold at Auction

A sculpture by street artist Banksy, a riff on Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker said to be worth as much as £1 million ($1.3 million), was pulled from Sotheby’s sale today, just an hour before the auction was due to start.

Artneta day ago

Who Won Auction Week? Here Are 13 Key Takeaways From New York’s Head-Spinning $1.1 Billion Fall Art Sales

Who Won Auction Week? Here Are 13 Key Takeaways From New York’s Head-Spinning $1.1 Billion Fall Art Sales

Imagine the reaction on an art dealer’s face a generation ago if you told them that the Big Three auction houses sold $1.1 billion worth of art across just five evening sales… and analysts described the results as “sober,” “workmanlike,” and “solid but unspectactular.”

Artneta day ago

Opinions

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As Corruption Reigns in the Art Market, Kenny Schachter Follows the Money in New York’s Art Auctions

As Corruption Reigns in the Art Market, Kenny Schachter Follows the Money in New York’s Art Auctions

Our columnist went in search of funny business in New York's marquee fall auction week, and he didn't have to look far.

Artneta day ago

When a Survey Show of Contemporary German Painting … Isn’t One

When a Survey Show of Contemporary German Painting … Isn’t One

The curators of Now! Young Painting in Germany have to ask themselves how a survey of German contemporary painting justifies a disproportionate representation of certain art academies.

Hyperallergic9 days ago

The Gray Market: Why KAWS Is More a Symbol of the Art Market’s Past Than Its Future (and Other Insights)

The Gray Market: Why KAWS Is More a Symbol of the Art Market’s Past Than Its Future (and Other Insights)

Our columnist on what the art world is missing about the recent market success of KAWS, and what it means for the next generation.

Artnet9 days ago

'The nothings that threaten everything': how Banksy, Kaws and other street artists are shaking up the art world

'The nothings that threaten everything': how Banksy, Kaws and other street artists are shaking up the art world

“The €11.1m spent on the canvas of the mysterious king of graffiti marks the birth of a collection inspired more by social networks than by art history,” Bonami lamented. “If Faust sold his soul in exchange for wisdom, the art world, more prosaically, sold both its soul and its wisdom for profit.”

The Art Newspaper13 days ago

Institutions

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Paintings by Van Dyck and Delacroix Are Among a Trove of Almost 400 Works Heading to the Met From a Late Trustee

Paintings by Van Dyck and Delacroix Are Among a Trove of Almost 400 Works Heading to the Met From a Late Trustee

“The Met would not be what it is today without Jayne and Charles Wrightsman," said the museum's director, Max Hollein.

Artnet7 days ago

Moving to the suburbs: vast museum collections centre destined for 'New Moscow'

Moving to the suburbs: vast museum collections centre destined for 'New Moscow'

The city of Moscow is planning a state-of-the-art open storage centre for 23 municipal museums and four Russian national institutions, including the State Tretyakov Gallery and Rosizo, the culture ministry’s exhibitions branch. In October, the office of mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced that the local architectural firm IQ had won a competition to design the complex, with construction due to start in 2020.

The Art Newspaper7 days ago

When a Survey Show of Contemporary German Painting … Isn’t One

When a Survey Show of Contemporary German Painting … Isn’t One

The curators of Now! Young Painting in Germany have to ask themselves how a survey of German contemporary painting justifies a disproportionate representation of certain art academies.

Hyperallergic9 days ago

Den Frie, Artists’ Autumn Exhibition 2019

Den Frie, Artists’ Autumn Exhibition 2019

On the occasion of the 2019 Artists' Autumn Exhibition at Den Frie, we look at Denmark's own Salon des Réfuses and some of this year's most intriguing participants.

Artland Magazine12 days ago

Exhibitions

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Robert Frank. Unseen at C/O Berlin

Robert Frank. Unseen at C/O Berlin

Robert Frank's photo series The Americans has given us some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Explore the current exhibition at C/O Berlin.

Artland Magazine11 hours ago

The Venice Biennale Shuts Down as the City Is Hit by Its Worst Floods in Half a Century

The Venice Biennale Shuts Down as the City Is Hit by Its Worst Floods in Half a Century

Venetians awoke on Wednesday to find most of their city underwater. The mayor of Venice blamed climate change for the severe flooding, which has resulted in the highest water levels in city in more than 50 years. Two people have been reported dead since the floods began

Artnet7 days ago

This Gallery Is Showcasing the Work of Forgotten Art-Market Stars Found on eBay and in Garage Sales

This Gallery Is Showcasing the Work of Forgotten Art-Market Stars Found on eBay and in Garage Sales

Veteran New York dealer (and perpetual artworld iconoclast) Mitchell Algus plans to kick off 2020 with a group exhibition featuring an array of once-prominent artists who have since fallen out of commercial favor. It’s a savvy bid to subvert what he describes as “the illogic of the market.”

Artnet8 days ago

Sotheby's Prize awarded to two exhibitions exploring indigenous Brazilian cultures

Sotheby's Prize awarded to two exhibitions exploring indigenous Brazilian cultures

The 2019 Sotheby's Prize has been awarded to two separate upcoming Brazilian exhibitions, both of which will examine indigenous cultures.

The Art Newspaper9 days ago

Market

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‘I’m Leaving It to the Artists to Create This Thing’: Swizz Beatz on His New App and Why the Artists He Admires Are Like His Family

‘I’m Leaving It to the Artists to Create This Thing’: Swizz Beatz on His New App and Why the Artists He Admires Are Like His Family

No Commission, the nomadic art fair and music festival founded by Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean that lets artists keep 100 percent of the proceeds from their sales, is on hiatus this year. But the esteemed hip-hop producer and art patron will still have a big presence during Miami Art Week, where he’ll be giving a Creative Minds Talk with artist Kehinde Wiley.

Artnet2 days ago

2019 Power 100

2019 Power 100

This year's most influential people in the contemporary artworld

Art Review6 days ago

A Nude Maurizio Cattelan Is the Poster Boy for New Art Insurance Outfit Arte Generali

A Nude Maurizio Cattelan Is the Poster Boy for New Art Insurance Outfit Arte Generali

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan surely appreciates the importance of insuring artwork. In a brazen heist that made worldwide headlines last September, his 18-karat golden toilet—titled America—was stolen from an exhibition of the artist’s work at Blenheim Palace in the United Kingdom. It was valued at $2.6 million and remains missing

Art News7 days ago

Despite a Few Blips, Sotheby’s Brought In $209 Million in a Sturdy but Unremarkable Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale

Despite a Few Blips, Sotheby’s Brought In $209 Million in a Sturdy but Unremarkable Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale

In an auction season with few big-name private collections, Christie’s and Sotheby’s have fallen back on touting individual highlights by the usual blue-chip suspects: Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, and Paul Signac, among others.

Artnet8 days ago

Galleries

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This Gallery Is Showcasing the Work of Forgotten Art-Market Stars Found on eBay and in Garage Sales

This Gallery Is Showcasing the Work of Forgotten Art-Market Stars Found on eBay and in Garage Sales

Veteran New York dealer (and perpetual artworld iconoclast) Mitchell Algus plans to kick off 2020 with a group exhibition featuring an array of once-prominent artists who have since fallen out of commercial favor. It’s a savvy bid to subvert what he describes as “the illogic of the market.”

Artnet8 days ago

Harry Blain and Graham Southern, the Dealers Behind Blain|Southern, Are Splitting Up Amid Turbulence at the Gallery

Harry Blain and Graham Southern, the Dealers Behind Blain|Southern, Are Splitting Up Amid Turbulence at the Gallery

The art dealers Graham Southern and Harry Blain, longtime fixtures on the London art scene, are going their separate ways. Southern will be retiring and Harry Blain will continue on after a “restructuring of the business,” the gallery has confirmed.

Artnet15 days ago

Expanding Editorial Offerings, Pace Gallery Brings on Senior Director of Content from Rival Hauser & Wirth

Expanding Editorial Offerings, Pace Gallery Brings on Senior Director of Content from Rival Hauser & Wirth

The newly hired Amelia Redgrift will work as the gallery’s first senior director of global communications and content, beginning at Pace’s just-inaugurated New York flagship in early November. She will work with the gallery’s newly formed curatorial department to oversee the enterprise’s editorial projects.

Art News22 days ago

Chicago’s Shane Campbell Gallery Has Closed, Claiming the Art Industry Has Been ‘Muddled by Unbridled Capital’

Chicago’s Shane Campbell Gallery Has Closed, Claiming the Art Industry Has Been ‘Muddled by Unbridled Capital’

Shane Campbell Gallery, a staple in the Chicago art scene for nearly two decades, has closed its doors for good.

Artnet23 days ago

Collecting

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Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales

Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales

Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design feature an awe-inspiring selection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary artworks.

Larrys List14 hours ago

‘I’m Leaving It to the Artists to Create This Thing’: Swizz Beatz on His New App and Why the Artists He Admires Are Like His Family

‘I’m Leaving It to the Artists to Create This Thing’: Swizz Beatz on His New App and Why the Artists He Admires Are Like His Family

No Commission, the nomadic art fair and music festival founded by Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean that lets artists keep 100 percent of the proceeds from their sales, is on hiatus this year. But the esteemed hip-hop producer and art patron will still have a big presence during Miami Art Week, where he’ll be giving a Creative Minds Talk with artist Kehinde Wiley.

Artnet2 days ago

Not a Single Story II

Not a Single Story II

In the overgrown castle grounds, sheds and barns at Wanås Konst sculpture park and art gallery, the setting for art is highly immersive and facilitates a variety of adventurous explorations. The permanent collection in the sculpture park is complemented with a program of temporary exhibitions and related events. With a mission to produce and communicate art that challenges and redefines the view of society, this summer’s international group exhibition did just that.

Independent Collectors6 days ago

Paintings by Van Dyck and Delacroix Are Among a Trove of Almost 400 Works Heading to the Met From a Late Trustee

Paintings by Van Dyck and Delacroix Are Among a Trove of Almost 400 Works Heading to the Met From a Late Trustee

“The Met would not be what it is today without Jayne and Charles Wrightsman," said the museum's director, Max Hollein.

Artnet7 days ago

Artists

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Stephanie Comilang wins 2019 Sobey Art Award

Stephanie Comilang wins 2019 Sobey Art Award

The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to announce that Stephanie Comilang is the recipient of the 2019 Sobey Art Award. The 2019 Sobey Art Award grand prize winner was revealed Friday evening at a ceremony at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton. Each of the four remaining shortlisted artists, each of the four remaining shortlisted artists, Nicolas Grenier, Kablusiak, Anne Low and D’Arcy Wilson, were awarded $25,000 CAD.

Art Daily2 days ago

Anne-Lise Coste: Meet the artist whose work is her rebellion

Anne-Lise Coste: Meet the artist whose work is her rebellion

Anne-Lise Coste's drawings and texts have the immediacy of graffiti, and allow her to mix subjective moods with political criticism.

Artland Magazine5 days ago

Lost (and Found) Artist Series: Howardena Pindell

Lost (and Found) Artist Series: Howardena Pindell

This edition of our Lost (and Found) Artist series focuses on the incredible body of work of black abstract artist Howardena Pindell.

Artland Magazine5 days ago

Actors With A Side Hustle In The Art World

Actors With A Side Hustle In The Art World

It is rare these days to meet a professional in the art world who doesn’t have a side hustle. But did you know a lot of actors have side hustles in the art world too?

The Art Gorgeous6 days ago

Fairs

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#TheArtFairsBestDressed Of 2019

#TheArtFairsBestDressed Of 2019

Sartorial art ladies and gents alike treat art fairs like the catwalk – although this comes to no surprise since they have a distinct feeling for aesthetics, textures, colours and shades. Artists, curators and gallerists from Paris to Tbilisi know a thing or two about putting a good outfit together, and here we show you our favourite looks from the art fairs of 2019.

The Art Gorgeous2 days ago

Frieze Los Angeles Reveals Exhibitors, L.A.-Focused Section for 2020 Edition

Frieze Los Angeles Reveals Exhibitors, L.A.-Focused Section for 2020 Edition

Following its first edition in Los Angeles, which brought 70 galleries to the city’s Paramount Studios lot last year, Frieze has detailed its 2020 L.A. fair. The exhibition, which is set to run from February 14 to 16, will take place once again at the famous backlot with just as many visitors as the year before

Art News6 days ago

As the Market Becomes Wary of Hong Kong, the West Bund and ART021 Fairs Boost Shanghai’s Status as an Art Hub

As the Market Becomes Wary of Hong Kong, the West Bund and ART021 Fairs Boost Shanghai’s Status as an Art Hub

In Asia, the art market’s seat of power has long been Hong Kong. In the six years since Art Basel Hong Kong put down roots in the city, a wave of mega-galleries from Europe and the US have scrambled to establish beachheads in the quickly expanding Asian theater of the global art-selling war.

Artnet8 days ago

Discover 6 Artists Who Impressed Curators and Collectors at the 2019 Edition of Paris Photo

Discover 6 Artists Who Impressed Curators and Collectors at the 2019 Edition of Paris Photo

“We have faithful collectors who come from abroad not for FIAC but for Paris Photo,” says the fair’s director Florence Bourgeois, referring to last month’s contemporary art fair, which was also held in the Grand Palais.

Artnet9 days ago

Art History

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Agents of Change: Printmaking in Art

Agents of Change: Printmaking in Art

In this edition of our article series Agents of Change, we learn about the history of printmaking in art in all its different shapes and forms.

Artland Magazine8 days ago

Den Frie, Artists’ Autumn Exhibition 2019

Den Frie, Artists’ Autumn Exhibition 2019

On the occasion of the 2019 Artists' Autumn Exhibition at Den Frie, we look at Denmark's own Salon des Réfuses and some of this year's most intriguing participants.

Artland Magazine12 days ago

Art Movement: Pictures Generation

Art Movement: Pictures Generation

The Pictures Generation was a loosely-knit group of artists in the '70s and '80s concerned with questions of representation and appropriation.

Artland Magazine12 days ago

The Fascinating Physics of Jackson Pollock’s “Drip” Paintings

The Fascinating Physics of Jackson Pollock’s “Drip” Paintings

Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Brown University studied the defining characteristics of Pollock’s techniques, which may help authenticate his action paintings.

Hyperallergic16 days ago