We know that the art market is recovering. But how do the numbers compare to pre-pandemic times?

Evening marquee auctions in New York next week have been seen as the first major test of the art market coming out of the lockdown era. But data from the Artnet price database suggests that the art industry is already in a better position than he was at the same time pre-lockdown in 2019. Total […]

How the Chinese Art Market Adopted NFTs

Despite China’s readiness for new technologies, which encompass the ubiquitous use of QR code, mobile payment and live streaming, cryptocurrencies remain a gray area in China’s regulatory environment. In 2017, China ruled crypto-based fundraising processes involving initial coin offerings (or ICOs) illegal, and crypto-related businesses have been tiptoeing ever since. But in the first months […]

Can the London art market rebound?

Excerpt from the May 2021 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. With fairs canceled and galleries closed over the past year, London’s art market is a shadow of its former self. Will the city experience high attendance again, or are virtual viewings and dwindling sales here to stay? Below, art dealers Stephen Ongpin and […]

“Let’s talk about art”: Studio of Linda Rohrbach Austerberry

On April 23, 2021, Studio B Art Gallery presented a “Let’s Talk Art” episode on Facebook LIVE featuring master potter, teacher, cook and gardener Linda Rohrbach Austerberry. To capture the full range of Linda Rohrbach Austerberry’s talents and accomplishments, Studio B directors Susan Biebuyck and Jane Stahl spent an afternoon at her home and in […]

How Helen Frankenthaler’s colorful canvases conquered the art market

In 1972, Frankenthaler began exhibiting with John Berggruen in San Francisco, expanding her domestic footprint and continuing the steady accumulation of interested collectors, although, according to Berggruen, she was still primarily a US-centric phenomenon. “I felt she was underrated, undervalued if you want to say, because of European collectors and museums,” Berggruen said. “His exposure […]

The Art Angle podcast: How the pandemic has totally changed the art market

Welcome to Art Angle, an Artnet News podcast that dives into the places where the art world meets the real world, bringing each week’s biggest story to earth. Join host Andrew Goldstein each week for an in-depth look at what matters most in museums, the art market and more with input from our own writers […]

The Art Angle podcast: How NFTs are changing the art market as we know it

Welcome to Art Angle, an Artnet News podcast that dives into the places where the art world meets the real world, bringing each week’s biggest story to earth. Join host Andrew Goldstein each week for an in-depth look at what matters most in museums, the art market and more with input from our own writers […]

Art market down 22% in pandemic year, study finds

Global art and antiques sales in 2020 are estimated to have fallen by 22% compared to the previous year, according to the latest annual report Art Basel and UBS Art Market reportreleased on Tuesday. The 359-page report, the most comprehensive analysis of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the international art trade to date, […]

Market Change: Santa Fe International Folk Art Market Plans Reduced In-Person Event Along With Online Auction

The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market may not be allowed to draw thousands of shoppers in July, but a modified version of the annual event will prevail. IFAM CEO Stuart Ashman said plans were underway for a reduced market with around 50 performers and 200 visitors from July 7-18. Organizers canceled last year’s market […]

Is this the next art market bubble? A Unique NFT For The Popular GIF ‘Nyan Cat’ Has Just Sold For A Low $560,000

The creator of the very popular Nyan Cat GIF decided to celebrate its 10th anniversary by auctioning off a digital asset known as NFT, a non-fungible token. The sale, organized by the new NFT Market Foundation, brought in a whopping 300 ETH – that’s for the blockchain called Ethereum – or the USD equivalent of […]

How craftsmanship became a force in the art market

The line between fine arts and craftsmanship has been blurring for decades. Once closely watched by art historians, curators and critics – who, as scholar Terry Smith once said, generally dismissed craftsmanship as “intimately associated with the hand, with the touch”, everything by associating art with more engaging activities such as “ideas, suggestions, concepts”. – […]

Art dealer Chantal Crousel talks the inside story of the Parisian art market and why she is now passing the reins to the next generation

Nothing predestined Chantal Crousel to become one of the most successful gallery owners in Paris. Born in Belgium, the daughter of a bank manager, Crousel was working in Brussels as a secretary in a forklift company when, one day, she saw a drawing by Man Ray in a shop window. This fortuitous acquisition prompted Crousel […]

Richmond Art Studio helps people with disabilities stay connected during the pandemic

When the pandemic forced the closure of day programs for people with developmental disabilities, some quickly turned to virtual activities. In Richmond, a progressive art studio keeps its artists with intellectual disabilities connected.Click the play button above to listen to this story. “I actually love being online, even though I miss all my friends from […]

Lawmakers are cracking down on the ‘unregulated’ US art market. Here’s how a new anti-money laundering law will affect dealerships

The U.S. antiques trade will come under much tighter scrutiny in 2021 than in the past. On Jan. 1, the Senate overruled President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021, a bill that includes a new law requiring antique dealers to comply with the law’s requirements. on bank secrecy. This means that […]

Lafayette Holiday Art Market allows Acadiana artists to sell in person

Residents can shop small this holiday season and support local businesses and artists at Merry & Bright Holiday Art Market this Saturday during ArtWalk. The Holiday Art Market will be set up on Polk Street between Garfield and Vermilion from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, with live entertainment from 5-9 p.m. While Small Business Saturday last month […]

The Pensacola First City Art Center hosts the first Winter Art Market on December 12

If you’re looking to buy a special, one-of-a-kind gift this holiday season, local Pensacola artists urge you to consider them and their products. The First City Art Center will host its first-ever Winter Art Market on December 12 at its main campus at 1060 N. Guillemard St. “I hope it becomes an annual event,” said […]

Art Industry News: Collector Pamela Anderson says the art market is ‘a bit corrupt’, but ‘part of a sexy life’

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Wednesday, September 23. NEED TO READ New York’s museums get a boost from Rockefeller – The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is giving $1.5 million to New York museums working […]

Illinois Art Station Separates From Illinois State University, Plans Permanent Home | Local education

NORMAL – Illinois Art Station’s new director sees “even more exciting things to come” as the group moves from Illinois State University to an independent organization and develops a permanent location for their work. Since its inception in 2018, the Illinois Art Station has provided artistic experiences to nearly 3,000 young people and their families […]

Itsy Studio at Illinois Art Station Receives Grant to Enable Early Childhood Art Education Program – News

The Illinois Art Station at Illinois State University announced a $45,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to benefit Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for the State of Illinois who funds the Illinois Art Station’s Itsy Studio: in the community program. The grant money, which is part of PNC’s Grow Up Great®, will be distributed to the […]

‘Unique power:’ ISU Art Station shows young people what is possible | local education

BLOOMINGTON – When you visit an after-school art class with kids in kindergarten through fifth grade, you expect a bit of chaos, questions, curiosity and chatter – not much thought and deep introspection. But sometimes the most discerning philosophers wear barrettes of pink and white ribbon in their hair. As 9-year-old Micheri Seiller worked on […]

Illinois Art Station: New Program Inspires Children Through Art – News

It was a word. But that was enough. The setting was on a Friday morning last fall in Milestones Early Learning Center in Bloomington. The place of autism (TAP) ran its half-day program for preschoolers and hosted two Illinois Art Station (IAS) educators through a collaboration between the two Illinois State University affiliates. One of […]

Artistic careers for artists who want to go beyond the studio

Photo: Rachael Gorjestani When you’ve attended art school or even decided to pursue a career in the arts, it’s easy to get locked into just one type of job. But earning a living as a painter, sculptor or installation artist through the traditional gallery system is not the right choice for everyone. Fortunately, as a […]

Art Studio helps adults with disabilities turn their passion into a career: NPR Ed: NPR

Jamila Rahimi works at Art Enables on a Monday afternoon. Rahimi, who has worked at the studio since 2006, creates the structure of his drawings with a permanent marker before adding color. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption toggle caption Becky Harlan/NPR Jamila Rahimi works at Art Enables on a Monday afternoon. Rahimi, who has worked at […]

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