Month: December 2021

The Art Market at a Glance: 5 Charts That Map the Biggest Changes in the Industry This Year

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then a graphic should speak at least 3,000. At Artnet News Pro, we’ve worked to make sense of the wild and often obscure art market. Often the clearest way to do this is to track changes and trends with data. Below, we’ve rounded up five of our most […]

Art Trends 2022: How a revitalized art market still needs to manage the ongoing impact of COVID-19

The late 2021 art market is a complex animal. Resurgent and revitalised, it is also still marred by lingering uncertainty and the threat of closures, postponements and cancellations. At the top of the market, the world’s major auction houses have all had exceptional years. The two biggest players, Christie’s and Sotheby’s, both saw total global […]

Francis spoke of the explosion of the contemporary art market and his “peephole” career going from artist to auction manager

You have been active as an artist and curator; you had a theoretical and artistic training Historical context. Wasn’t going to an auction house problematic? Many artists, art historians, art critics don’t like auction houses because the evaluation goes through the money. There was that old conflict between art and money, already Pliny in the […]

Art market celebrates Bundjalung culture – The Echo

Art in the Bundjalung market. Artwork by the merchant, Kylie Caldwell. Photograph by Kate Holmes Art, celebrating the creative and cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region. The free family event features authentic Indigenous artwork and a chance to meet the creators. The works feature traditional and contemporary materials including weaving, ceramics, sculpture, photography, painting, and […]

Things to do: 2 Holiday plays, Aboriginal art market and Reggie Watts | Arts & Theater

Here’s a quick guide to some upcoming arts and cultural events around Missoula over the coming week. Reggie Watts Annual Wilma Show As always, expect the unexpected when unclassifiable comedian/musician Reggie Watts makes his annual Wilma appearance. The Great Falls High School grad has made them a regular stop on the way home for the […]

WLBT launches state-of-the-art studio

JACKSON, Mississippi (WLBT) – WLBT is delighted to announce significant upgrades that include a state-of-the-art studio with new tools and technologies that will allow the station to better serve central and southwestern Mississippi during the dissemination of information and weather coverage. The studio, designed by FX Design Group, is outfitted with three unique storytelling video […]

Watch Now: Illinois Art Station to Expand Bloomington-Normal Programs for Spring | Arts and theater

A nonprofit arts organization hopes to change lives through the arts. David proeber NORMAL – The Illinois Art Station is ready to welcome the children of Bloomington-Normal “home” where they can be messy and explore new means of expression through art. “I’m so excited to have people come and participate with us,” said Joey Hatch, […]

The art market has changed dramatically. Here’s how to buy art today

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN For a long time, the art market has been “a secret world of whispers,” according to art consultant Kim Heirston, who began her career working in galleries in downtown New York three decades ago. Then, as the archivist of the late gallery owner Robert Miller, she saved and shared only […]

Detectives interview art studio owner, search home for evidence related to Crumbleys hiding from cops – Macomb Daily

Authorities raided the home of Metro Detroit entertainer Andrzej Sikora on Monday after detectives allegedly questioned him for about two hours about his possible connection to the cover-up of James and Jennifer Crumbley, parents of the accused school shooter Ethan Crumbley, 15 years old. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said several digital devices were seized […]

Weekend events and music: “The Nutcracker”, reminder of the Art Market, Holiday Ball, Skating with Santa Claus, and more

Left: (ART 321, Facebook) Right: (Rising Star Tumbling and Dance Studio, Facebook) CASPER, Wyo. – The holidays are in full swing and the weather has finally taken notice. Hearts and bellies will be warmed inside during family celebrations, including a fantastic holiday-themed ball and a rendition of “The Nutcracker” by Rising Star. While it’s time […]

The tribal art market in France has survived Macron’s restitution policy. Can it survive the changing tastes of a new generation?

After French President Emmanuel Macron decided to return 26 bronze artifacts looted from Benin during colonial times, uncertainty persisted as to the impact this would have on France’s leadership position in the classic African, Oceanic and American art. This week, Christie’s raised concerns about how this might affect the private collection, as it declared its […]

Detectives interrogate art studio owner, search his home for evidence related to Crumbleys hiding from cops – The Oakland Press

Authorities raided the home of Detroit subway artist Andrzej Sikora on Monday after detectives allegedly questioned him for about two hours about his possible connection to the cover-up of James and Jennifer Crumbley, parents of accused school gunman Ethan Crumbley , 15 years old. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said several digital devices were seized […]

art studio to host charity return auction on Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs

WHEELING – Clientele Art Studio announces the return of its Deck the Halls auction event. The auction features skateboards painted by local artists and all proceeds will go to the Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless. The event will take place at the Clientele Art Studio from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, December 11. […]

Owner of art studio where Crumbleys was arrested for cooperating, Oakland County police will investigate mobile devices

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — Police say Andrzej Sikora, the artist whose studio James and Jennifer Crumbley were found, is cooperating. James and Jennifer Crumbley, who face manslaughter charges, were found Saturday morning inside a Detroit commercial building. Lawyers for the couple have said they have no plans to flee, contradicting authorities who have charged them […]

Owner of art studio where the Crumbleys were arrested cooperating, Oakland County Police to investigate mobile devices

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Police have said Andrzej Sikora, the artist whose studio James and Jennifer Crumbley have been found, is cooperating. James and Jennifer Crumbley, who face charges of manslaughter, were found early Saturday in a commercial building in Detroit. Lawyers for the couple said they had no plans to flee, countering authorities who […]

Saginaw Public High School New Concepts Introduce STEAM Lab, Art Studio, and More

SAGINAW, MI – Saginaw Public Schools unveiled updated concept art for its new high school building project during its meeting on Wednesday, December 8. Designers working for the neighborhood showcased their progress in shaping the five-story building, including several specialist spaces such as a STEAM lab, special education and life skills suite, art studio and […]

Police seize tablets and phones from Detroit art studio owner in Crumbley case

Troy – An artist questioned by detectives about his relationship with an Oxford Township husband and wife found by police at his Detroit art studio contacted the woman after hearing about the November 30 shooting at the Oxford high school, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Andrzej Sikora, 65, of Troy was questioned by investigators from […]

Art Industry News: Biden Administration Says Art Market “Particularly Vulnerable to Financial Crimes” + Other Stories

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 Wednesday, December 8. NEED TO READ Culture critic Greg Tate has passed away – The cultural critic who influenced a generation with his writings, especially on hip-hop […]

WH flags art market as haven for money laundering amid Hunter Biden shows

The Biden administration raised some eyebrows on Monday after it described the art and antiques market as a hotbed of shady financial dealings – weeks after first son Hunter Biden’s work went on display at a Soho gallery. The White House warning was part of its “Anti-Corruption Strategy“, which the administration described as “a comprehensive […]

Crumbleys hid in an art studio in Detroit before being arrested

Jennifer and James Crumbley went into hiding in an art studio in Detroit before police apprehended them early Saturday morning, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said at a press conference on Saturday afternoon. Bouchard said his office had reason to believe the Crumbleys were helped to hide from authorities. If someone helped them, they could […]

Why does the art market continue to prosper? Thank “the men of monuments”! – Manila Bulletin

In search of the rare and the beautiful, and the magnificently rare By Ramon ES Lerma ArtSpeak Ramon ES Lerma There is a cloak of mystery that envelops the fascinating world of art, where objects made of paint, canvas, wood, paper or sometimes even pieces of metal or found objects are transformed into objects of […]

WATCH NOW: Studios at 16e rue de Racine Host Open House and Art Market | Entertainment

Artist Missy Isely-Poltrock talks about the December 4th Open House at 16th Street Art Studios in Racine. RACINE – There are two things to know about Saturday’s open house at 16th Street Studios at Racine Arts and Business Center: The resident artists are delighted to welcome the public to visit their studios. There is no […]

Creative Clay’s Friday Art Market returns for the holidays – CBS Atlanta

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Friday Art Market in Creative Clay’s Yard will be hosted by student artists from the Pinellas County Schools Transition on December 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. “The Transition class is thrilled to launch their new pieces, including hand-painted wooden earrings, key chains and one-of-a-kind […]

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