Month: October 2021

Sotheby’s on the art market for Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne

The sought-after and collectible surrealist sculptures of French artists Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne, located at the crossroads between fine and decorative arts, have challenged the status quo. While François-Xavier favors animals, Claude focuses on plants with his ornamental and baroque creations. Florent Jeanniard, World Co-Head of Design at Sotheby’s, discusses the lasting appeal of their […]

Connection points by Fiona Grady at The Art Station

Posted: 7:00 p.m. on October 26, 2021 A new art installation will bring stained-glass-like colors to an old telephone exchange. Artist Fiona Grady creates a large-scale art installation for the public at The Art Station in Saxmundham. “Connection Points” was inspired by the station house, a former telephone exchange building. It features brightly colored vinyl […]

“We really encourage disorder.” New outdoor art studio promises outdoor fun at Guilford Nursery School

GUILFORD – Nestled in a sunny corner of the Community Nursery School’s large playground, ready for students to start creating outdoor projects, is a new outdoor art studio. “We want to encourage children here to be able to be creative in nature,” says Rachel Daniels, executive director of the Community Nursery School. “We have a […]

Young emerging artists push the art market skyward

What emerges from recent major contemporary art sales is that booming stock markets and low interest rates are pushing collectors to spend, and they seem to be more interested in works by younger and more more diverse. In London earlier this month, nine of the top 10 artworks – i.e. the pieces that exceeded their […]

Milwaukee’s NEIGHBOR Art Studio lets kids explore, play and create

Milwaukee’s NEIGHBOR Art Studio lets kids explore, play and create Looking for a place your little ones can explore, play, create and get dirty? Brian can help you. He’s at Neighbor Art Studio on the Eastside of Milwaukee checking out an art studio where the whole family can get creative. MILWAUKEE – Looking for a […]

KIAF Seoul 2021 returns to a booming art market

“SH 2013016 Recurrence” by Kim Tschang-Yeul (Hyundai Gallery) As competition in the Korean art market grows fiercer than ever, the Korea International Art Fair kicks off in Coex in southern Seoul on Wednesday, ahead of its joint exhibitions next year with Frieze, a contemporary art fair. leading. The country’s largest international art fair is eagerly […]

Exactly how much has the art market rebounded since 2020 and what is driving its growth? We calculated the numbers

This time last year, the art market was emerging from a deep hole. In the first half of 2020, as the world shut down and trade came to a screeching halt, fine art auctions fell more than 50% to $3.3 billion, the lowest total in over a decade. But just as the broader economy has […]

Contemporary art market steps rebound with record sales

After the hard blows of spring 2020 at the hands of the Covid-19 crisis, the contemporary art market has surged, with $2.7 billion in auction sales recorded between June 2020 and June 2021, according to artprice, which published its annual report on Monday. The record number follows 36% drop to market in the first half […]

NFT: a new art market

A growing circle of artists in Philadelphia have found a niche in a new genre of digital art that is simultaneously a craze for speculators, a boon for collectors, and a community-builder: non-fungible tokens. A non-fungible token (NFT) is a bit like a cryptocurrency with an image attached. The image can be downloaded by anyone, […]

MustArt Art Studio New Bedford workshops galleries Ropeworke

NEW BEDFORD — A mother-daughter artist duo, longtime lovers of Whaling City, finally have the chance to join forces and provide an art studio for the community. MustArt Studios, located inside the artists’ condominium Ropeworks on Sawyer Street, celebrated its grand opening Saturday with family and close friends. With over 500 paintings available for purchase, […]

Loveland Art Studio Tours returns October 9-10 and October 16-17 – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The 13th annual Loveland Art Studio Tour returns this weekend, October 9-10, and visitors can see a variety of local artists at work between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The tour will also take place the following weekend, October 16. and 17. Art lovers can meet artists through a variety of different mediums, from oil […]

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