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A year ago, on March 11, 2020, a digital artist known as Beeple introduced the art world to a three-letter word called NFT with a $69 million sale at Christie’s. It wasn’t art’s first brush with blockchain, but it took a lot of money for everyone to start googleing non-fungible tokens. But after scratching their …

“Welcome to Nepenthe Valley. You came here to forget. Don’t you remember?” These are the first lines of a poem for Nepenthe Valleya virtual world and NFT project created by artist Lawrence Lek. Scattered across the valley’s misty, mountainous landscape are various structures, including a lodge and a tree house, which boast classic elements such …

Two Russian galleries have withdrawn their participation in the next edition of the Liste art fair in Basel, and their locations will be taken over by two Ukrainian galleries, Artnet News has learned. Fragment, which has spaces in Moscow and New York, and Moscow-based Osnova, have confirmed they will no longer be featured at List, …

Leading leaders of Russian arts and cultural institutions have resigned from their posts en masse following the country’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Most of the statements from these conservatives and managers suggest the decision to leave was voluntary, but there is evidence to suggest many were expelled by colleagues and bosses due to their perceived …

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Once upon a time, at the end of the 20th century, the art world was a small island place, where everyone more or less knew each other. Even after New York galleries decamped from SoHo to Chelsea in the 1990s, a collector could reasonably expect to drive there on a Saturday morning and see each …

For some, visiting trade shows like Frieze Los Angeles is a hobby. For Ivy Shapiro, it’s work. She founded her own boutique consulting business in 2020 after a decade with Barbara Gladstone and 13 years working with consultant Allan Schwartzman. Shapiro – who has art in her blood as the daughter of sculptor Joel Shapiro …

Composition by mixed media digital artist Anne Spalter. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer Following its successful launch in 2021, contemporary art gallery and platform Galloire has opened a new physical space in City Walk, Dubai. Galloire’s first show (January 31 to February 28) at the new venue is the collective exhibition I’m Not A Robot. It …

As February approaches, the art world is gaining momentum with a host of new shows and exhibitions to look forward to. One of the many events on the calendar is the annual Melbourne Art Fair for 2022. While in previous years the event made its way online as a necessary maneuver in the face of …

Sotheby’s has announced that it will hold a single-lot sale comprising 104 CryptoPunks with a ‘historic’ estimate of $20-30 million – the highest asking price yet for an NFT (non-fungible token) or artwork. of digital art at auction. The auction will take place live from Sotheby’s New York auction house on February 23. Last June, …

LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) – On Jan 12, a computer-generated pixelated image of a person was sold for around $50.6 million worth of cryptocurrency on a new online marketplace that offers non-fungible tokens. It gets weirder. Five minutes later, the same “Meebit” NFT – a virtual character wearing purple shorts and green sneakers – was …

Architectural Digest has officially set the record straight: Gwyneth Paltrow does not have a wire sculpture by late San Francisco artist Ruth Asawa in her home in Montecito, California. The magazine featured Paltrow’s “dream house” in its March issue and first misidentified an undulating wire shape hanging from the ceiling as a work by Asawa, …

Just when you thought the rise of art fairs and the maker market had reached its peak, a new trend looms on the horizon: the sale of artists’ cars. Defined as “a street sale where people sell unwanted goods, usually the trunks of their cars,” car shoe sales have been around for ages and have …

A man in a silver suit and a silver bucket as a helmet walks down a busy dirt street in a Kinshasa ghetto. It’s just an ordinary day in the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the most populous city of 17 million people, and astronaut Kongo, with his suit covered …

Sarah D. McDaniel never imagined she would have a career in the art world. Raised outside of Philadelphia, she grew up frequenting the area’s many museums and developed a special fondness for the Barnes Foundation, where she learned the names of artists and styles, and cemented her love of art. art with its encapsulated stories. …

Los Angeles, California, Jan. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — subtractive and Factory Labs introduced the first astronauts to use PORTL holographic devices to interact with the public and showcase their NFTs at the LA Art Show. Dr. Sian Proctor and Ron Garan are the first astronauts (with Nicole Stott) to create NFTs inspired by their …

In the latest edition of FAD’s column highlighting upcoming contemporary artists, Lee Sharrock interviews Poppy Lennox. London-based artist Poppy Lennox creates one-of-a-kind pieces that combine hand-stitched elements with bold typography, contemporary slogans, a striking palette and geometric representations of flora and fauna. Her bold typographic style has led to numerous private and commercial commissions, and …

Hirst joining the NFT mania was certainly a smart move. He produced the project “The Currency” with HENI, an artistic services company founded by Hage. They made around $18 million from the initial sale and, according to Hage, take an additional 5% of the proceeds from NFT resales. “I have about 2,000 people online who …

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here is what you need to know this Wednesday, January 12. NEED TO READ The Met gives a raise to the guards – The museum will increase the salaries of its security guards to alleviate …

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here is what you need to know this Monday, January 10. NEED TO READ Nigeria faces tensions over bronze returns to Benin – Who will control the Beninese bronzes once back in Nigeria? This is …

When Michel Strauss joined the Impressionist and Modern Art Department at Sotheby’s in London in the summer of 1961, the French esthete in his twenties could hardly know what central role he would play in creating a market in passionate and lucrative auction for Impressionist and Modern art. . With his colleagues, he created sales …

The art market at the end of 2021 is a complex animal. Renewed and revitalized, it is also still marred by lingering uncertainty and the threat of closings, postponements and cancellations. At the top of the market, the world’s largest auction houses have all had exceptional years. The two biggest players, Christie’s and Sotheby’s, both …

Everyone has seen the stickers on the walls, in every part of Hong Kong: they advertise plumbing services and are colored for maximum visibility, using mostly black, white, red and blue. Photo: le.plombier.king via Instagram. Most of them these days will have the word “king” (王 wong4) but make no mistake: there is only one …

When the COVID-19 closures fell and the artistic audience was left to hibernate behind their computer screens, many institutions and galleries quickly moved to increase their production of remotely accessible digital content. During this digital ascent, video art found a happy role as a medium that was already designed to be accessible on screens and …

It is one of the oldest forms of artistic creativity in the world, dating back to the Neolithic period, but a modern interpretation of the art of weaving and textiles is now on display at the Society of the Four Arts. “A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard” is a contemporary textile exhibition …

Cryptocurrency exchange CoinSpot has partnered with Sydney’s first NFT exhibition satellite from March 9 to April 3. The announcement: CoinSpot, Australia’s leading and most trusted cryptocurrency exchange, today announced its innovative partnership with Sydney’s first major international NFT exhibition ‘Satellite’, a free event that will give Sydney-siders a first overview of the world of NFT …

Artnet launches ‘Artnet NFT 30’ report and inaugural NFT sale Analysis of the NFT market and the people shaping its future Sponsored by Justin Sun’s APENFT Foundation BERLIN, GERMANY / NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 14, 2021 / Artnet AG, the leading online art market, art market data, analysis provider and global newswire, …

When Edouard Challemel du Rozier founded Bail Art in Paris in 2009, he understood the potential of linking art and business for a mutually beneficial relationship. With companies investing or expanding their art collections as an investment, but also as a benefit to their brand, bringing art to the workplace and creating a more vibrant …

Written by Abraham Galvan on November 30, 2021 Advertising Strengthening its position as the Americas’ premier art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach is back with full exhibition assistance and participation from Miami-Dade County’s top arts organizations. Visitors to Art Basel have the opportunity to explore the major museums and private collections in South Florida. The …

NFT. They are the gift * that keeps on giving. And now they’re coming to Sydney. Even though many Australians have NFI what an NFT is, Sydney will soon be home to a “major international NFT exhibition”. A place where NFTs will be displayed. Like an art gallery. If only that was already a thing. …

Miami Art Week is fast approaching, and with it the return of Art Basel Miami Beach and other satellite fairs for the first time since 2019. But getting back to business as usual poses an important question: how do we act? While our social skills have atrophied during the pandemic, the rules of good etiquette …

Earlier this month, The Spectator, a conservative British magazine established in 1828, sold an NFT of what its editor, Fraser Nelson, said was “perhaps the best known” of all its covers. Produced for the June 18, 2016 edition of the magazine by political cartoonist Morten Morland, the image shows a butterfly emblazoned with the Union …

Prepare your checkbooks and crypto wallets – Miami Art Week is back. The Florida Bacchanalia will bring hundreds of galleries and many other culture enthusiasts to the Magic City next week to see art, burn off the energy built up in two years, and capitalize on all that new tech money that is pouring in. …

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here is what you need to know on Monday, November 22. NEED TO READ Oxford publishes list of objects looted in Benin – Dan Hicks, curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum and author of Raw …

There is a record 10.5 million job vacancies in the United States, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The hiring crisis has left the upper echelons of the art world empty, with nearly two dozen vacancies for what could be the most coveted role in the cultural sector: museum director. …

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From the early to mid-2010s, there was no sexier painter than Christopher Wool. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City filled its entire spiral rotunda with the artist’s canvases in 2013. The exhibition was supported by major collectors such as Tom Hill, Dan Sundheim and Stefan Edlis. Wool painting Apocalypse now (1988), owned …

What Jagdip Jagpal, director of the coveted India Art Fair, said about Indian art in December 2018 sounded like the worst irony for the country’s art sector a year and a half later. “Contemporary Indian art is near a tipping point, thanks to biennials, residencies, funded initiatives, philanthropy and a growing awareness of Modern Indians.” …

ST. IVES, England – When Petrit Halilaj was 13 years old and a refugee from the brutal war in Kosovo, a group of Italian psychologists came to his camp in Albania and gave him markers. Halilaj soon drew dozens of bright and childish images. But their subjects were far from colorful: in one, he depicts …

By Shankar Mridha The Indian art market has no shortage of awesome art and artists, but so too are counterfeits of art by crooks, who often manage to pass off cheap imitations for the price they pay. an original work of art would pay off. From pirated Picassos to cleverly imitated Husains, Razas, Jamini Roys …

People generally expect to find creativity on the web. Rarely, if at all, would they think paintings would find a container on ostrich eggs or carabao and cow skulls. The novelty of it all is one of the reasons visual artist Danny Rayos del Sol has carved out a niche for himself in this unlikely …

“The Norton is back! “ This is what director Ghislain d’Humières said on Wednesday as the museum unveiled its first major exhibition of the season. And it looks like the museum is indeed back. Her opening salute, “Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection”, which runs from Saturday …

For over 25 years, award-winning event promoter Vermillion Promotions has brought the best of the fine art world to Arizona, hosting events from Tubac to Prescott. In October, they will bring their unique fusion of fine art and western style to Cave Creek for their Fine Art Market, the first in a series of weekend …

AllRightsReserved and JFJ productions have just unveiled Yu Nagaba’s first solo show in Taipei. Nicknamed “Be Thankful For What You Got”, the concept of the exhibition comes from the song Be grateful for what you have by William DeVaughn, later performed by Japanese artist’s favorite British group, Massive Attack. The theme of the artwork is …

Unique NFT auction: community will face big investors The hype for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is reaching new heights. In the first half of 2021 alone, NFT’s sales reached $ 2.5 billion in value. This new technology bridges the gap between the physical and digital worlds by providing a solution that preserves the authenticity and ownership …

Circa hits the circus with great demand Where do we start from now? This is a question we have all asked ourselves over the past few months and, in the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference COP 26 in Glasgow at the end of this month and to celebrate its first anniversary, Circa, the …

advertising Sotheby’s art auction house has launched its own non-fungible platform (NFT). Called “Sotheby’s Metaverse,” the platform will include NFTs hosted by the Sotheby’s team and will allow individuals to purchase NFTs using ETH, BTC, USDC or fiat currencies. Future features will include dynamic auctions and the ability to create generative artwork, depending on the …

The zeitgeist of cryptocurrency over the past decade has led to the advent of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), each of which is a single unit of data stored on decentralized digital ledgers (blockchain). NFTs have become essential in digital culture, being used most often as a “token of authenticity” for the purchase of digital works of …

London, UK, October 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – A NFT exhibition at Tate Modern in London sounds like the perfect fit. But without the right contacts and a long stay on the waiting list, it is almost impossible to post your work. The Tate may have a modern name, but it seems far from modern …

Visitors can explore more than 40,000 square feet of exhibition space, view artwork by various artists and support New Jersey artists during the third edition of the 14C art fair, which will be held from November 12 to 14 in Contemporary Mana, located at 888 Newark Ave. in Jersey City.Art Fair 14C’s mission is to …

Every five years since 2000, MoMA PS1 in Queens has presented a late-breaking survey of contemporary artists living and working in and around New York City. Called Greater New York, the show, in addition to being just a massive, entertaining and stimulating museum exhibit, also provided a hands-on snapshot of what was happening in the …

Wavelengths, encaustic, marbled paper and mixed media, 10 × 8 ”2020, by Bev Goldie in collaboration with Ann Alaia Woods. Credit: Courtesy of Bev Goldie Creativity knows no bounds at “The Language of Creativity”, the latest art exhibition on display at the Dublin Arts Center until October 29th. The exhibit, which opened on September 21, …

RIYAD: Christies’ EMEA has expressed openness to new opportunities involving art in Saudi Arabia during its participation in the Riyadh International Book Fair 2021. Arab News had the opportunity to speak with its President for Europe, Middle East, Russia and India, Dr Dirk Boll, whose auction house presented maps and manuscripts rare and historic on …

WWelcome to perhaps the most diverse art fair in the world: Superfine, which focuses on contemporary art and prides itself on its inclusiveness, offering an outsized representation of artists of color and LGBTQ + and female artists. Under the aegis of Superfine, three simultaneous art fairs featuring 130 artists will share the space of a …

London Art Fair will return to the British capital from the 19e-23rd January 2022 (VIP Preview January 18) to launch the next international art calendar. The fair connects accomplished and aspiring collectors with the best galleries from around the world, offering them a unique opportunity to discover exceptional modern and contemporary art, from prints and …

“The galleries are open daily and their websites are online all the time,” Spiegler noted. “What an art fair does is draw attention to a particular group of galleries with a huge number of collectors. An Art Basel stand is a reason to talk to a collector again, it is a conversation starter. It seemed …

Why the NFT art market demands closer examination The NFT market is one of the most dynamic and exciting sectors in crypto today. It’s also one of the most publicized, thanks to headline-grabbing sales like the famous Beeple NFT, which sold for a record $ 69 million at Christie’s in March. At the same time, …

Sydney Contemporary (NSW), Tarnanthi Art Fair (SA), Melbourne Art Fair (VIC), as well as the regional Bathurst Art Fair (NSW) event, all made announcements this week – some positive, some pivotal. It would appear that while vaccination rates indicate a promised openness of artistic events in the immediate future, the lack of a firm guarantee …

Sixty years ago, world-renowned artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, best known for covering famous buildings around the world, considered enveloping the monumental Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Today, the 49.5-meter-high monument has been successfully covered with 25,000 square meters of silver cloth. The best part? Thanks to social media, everyone in the world has the opportunity …

Larry Kaye and Howard Spiegler have over 30 years of artistic litigation experience at Herrick Two of the best art lawyers in New York leave their large New York law firm and set up a new boutique, in the same offices. Larry Kaye and Howard Spiegler, who founded the Art Law Group at Herrick Feinstein …

A gentleman in a navy crumpled velvet suit walked out of Galerie Nagel Draxler’s “Crypto Kiosk” on the day of the premiere at Art Basel, shaking his head. It was difficult to tell if behind his mask his face was disappointed or confused. The kiosk marked the first major attempt to insert the very latest …

The Rhine is in turmoil as collectors, dealers, artists and hangers arrive for the first Art Basel in two years. While the travel and health requirements were complex, they didn’t deter hordes of predominantly European VIPs from lining up at Unlimited, the fair’s section for oversized art, on Monday. A testament to the energy accumulated, …

A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat which arrives on the market for the first time is one of the centerpieces of Art Basel, which opens today in the Swiss city on the Rhine. Painted in 1983, Hardware store is offered by the Van de Weghe Gallery in New York for $ 40 million, making it one …

With major and quirky art fairs, ranging from the Armory at the huge Javits Center (where I last went for my Covid vaccination) to tiny storefronts selling transgressive traffic signs, the world of New York art in full swing and masked. Galleries open and expensive tickets sold to fairs, all under the ghostly lights of …

For the Milanese art scene, the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Miart is an important event. In a city hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, the return of the fair has revived the Italian and specifically Milanese art market with palpable effervescence. Yet Miart’s timing just a week before Art Basel brings its own issues, with …

Updates from Art Basel Subscribe to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Art Basel news. Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta – the Dutch founders of the experiential art group Drift – have ways of making things happen. Under their stealthy conceptual and technological direction, large concrete blocks float in the air …

Newsletter: FT Weekend Get weekend inspiration with the best of life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. At the FT Weekend Festival in early September, a dozen readers and subscribers gathered to hear a panel of experts talk about the art world and climate change, more specifically: given the scale of the environmental crisis …

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It is an exercise in oversimplification to choose just one piece of art to represent an omnivore’s banquet from an art exhibit like the Texas Biennale 2021, a celebration of the best Texas art of these. last years, open until Jan. 31 at five locations in San Antonio and Houston. Texas is a big, diverse …

In these uncertain times, although art exhibitions and other art-related activities are affected, there is some traction in terms of sales; the majority of which takes place online through artist and gallery websites and social media accounts. It seems that the collector’s profile has undergone a change, where now it is the aspiring and well-traveled …

It may be the summer heatwave, but the art market has never fully go on holidays. (Just ask the gallery assistant who is not authorized to respond automatically.) Despite a dearth of expensive lots, Old Masters sales in London and a handful of Chinese art auctions have made a listing more varied than usual; there’s …

Art dealers are optimistic – Nearly half of art dealers polled in a new report say their incomes exceeded expectations in 2021, despite lingering problems with the pandemic. The Frida experience – In the wake of Van Gogh’s international immersive experiences, Frida Kahlo is now receiving the star treatment. Art for a good cause – …

For a glimpse of what lies ahead as the art world looks to the future, ARTnews devoted part of the June-July 2021 issue of the magazine to 10 cities to watch: Philadelphia, Atlanta, Vancouver, Guadalajara, Bogotá, Oslo, Tallinn, Casablanca, Abu Dhabi and Taipei. Stay tuned as each city will be joining the Seoul and Paris …

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As the discussion continues over the time frame and to what extent economies around the world are opening up further, London’s first in-person art fair of the year takes place in a trendy Kings Cross area. Saatchi’s “The Other Art Fair” showcases the work of over 110 emerging artists and provides them with a platform …

Four months ago, an investment advisor from a family office approached us to consult us on a collection of contemporary art that her clients had assembled with the help of an art advisor. The majority of the works were made by artists with a reputation for conservation, who have dominated the market for the past …

There are already a myriad of reasons to visit Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf-Astoria complex, nestled in a private 15-acre park in the Eternal City’s exclusive Monte Mario neighborhood, where it overlooks the Vatican and other Roman monuments from its hilltop perch. Stunning views over Rome from a penthouse suite at the Rome Cavalieri, one of …

The place celebrated a decade of existence in 2020, and now the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) has launched a virtual tour of a celebratory exhibition, “Narrating the Museum Archives and Collection: 10 Years of KNMA “. KNMA continues to encourage its public to stay safe in their homes, also ensuring that art and …

As the art world resumes some of its normal comings and goings, many galleries and dealers still assess how much the cultural terrain has changed over the past year. It means thinking about new opportunities, new ways of doing business, and new ways of harnessing emerging art venues in cities around the world. Enter Art50W. …

Not so long ago it was possible to attend a prestigious art fair in a world capital where you might find two very similar works of art displayed on the stands of two different dealers who could have placed very different asking prices for the works. How wild? Try a million dollar difference or a …

Each month in The Hammer, art industry veteran Simon de Pury lifts the veil on his life as the ultimate art world insider, his connections with celebrity and his invaluable understanding of the inner workings of the market. art. When I was young, most of the paintings that hung in my family’s house were portraits …

Jack Shear is a man of many talents: photographer, curator, executive director of the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation and, unsurprisingly, voracious collector. He recently combined several of these roles for an exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art, where nearly 100 selections from his treasury of works on paper are on display through August 22. “Drawn: …

(Want to receive this briefing by email? Here is the register.) Here are the best stories of the week and a glimpse of the future. 1. The Delta variant turns out to be a stubborn obstacle in the fight against the coronavirus. As the United States enters its second pandemic summer, President Biden warned that …

Western interest in the soul art scene is growingPhoto: Ping Onganankung For years, the art world speculated when Freeze would launch a fair in Asia, not when. The region was the fastest growing contemporary art collector base, so it seemed like a big hole in the brand’s global ambitions. And now it is no longer …