Tag: art world

Collectors have an ethical responsibility to keep the art market fair. Here are 8 key rules to hold them accountable

Over the centuries, collectors have played a positive role in supporting artists and artistic ecosystems. At the same time, we have also all heard – and often personally witnessed – horror stories about unethical collectors. You know those. The collector on the board of a museum who hears about an exhibition that is not yet […]

We Are the Seeds Santa Fe is uncertain whether its native art market will continue this year | Local News

VSOlleen Farwell and her Dartmouth College roommate Tailinh Agoyo had not seen each other for some time when they reunited for a spa weekend in Santa Fe around five years ago. “I wrote this children’s book, and I would love to bring it to the world,” Farwell recalled, telling Agoyo. I will carry you is […]

The Journal de l’Art is looking for an art market editor (maternity coverage)

The arts journal is looking for a journalist and editor with art industry experience to cover the current Market Editor’s maternity leave. This is a one-year full-time contract, based in London, starting March 2022. Main responsibilities: • To supervise The art journal comprehensive coverage of the art market both in print and online, from antiques […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Panther Ridge Artists Organize Art Workshop Tour in Eastern Manatee County | East County

Since the first homes were sold at Lakewood Ranch at the turn of the century, many amenities have been built in the area to enrich the lives of residents. Parks, restaurants, gymnasiums, shops and more followed the legion of new residents. The only area that has fallen behind is the arts. When it comes to […]

Magnus Resch’s online art market courses inspire a new generation of collectors

Navigating the art market can often feel like stepping through a maze that by design only a privileged few have a map. Magnus Resch — art market economist, professor at Yale, serial entrepreneur, and best-selling author of six art market books, including the recent How to become a successful artist (2021) – aims to change […]

Amid a booming art market, Sean Kelly takes his Bicoastal gallery with a prominent new outpost in Los Angles run by his son

For years, as mega-stores like Pace and Hauser & Wirth spread their tentacles across the world, Sean Kelly seemed determined to remain a one-city gallery. But times have changed. The dealer, who works with artists such as Marina Abramovic, Dawoud Bey and Alec Soth, will open a major new space in Los Angeles in the […]

What was the art market like during the real roaring twenties? History offers lessons as we enter another decade of decadence

Gertrude Stein held lively salons in Paris. Diego Rivera traveled from Mexico City to Moscow to paint murals. Jacob Lawrence and Romare Bearden, whose families moved north as part of the Great Migration, fueled the vibrancy of the Renaissance from Harlem to New York. The 1920s were when the “world of modern art began to […]

How much stronger is the art market in 2021 than in previous years? We calculated the numbers

You probably don’t need me to tell you the art market is in tears lately. We’re in the midst of a carefully choreographed, award-winning, two-week series of auctions in New York City, which are expected to gross up to $ 1.9 billion. What you might not know, however, is how the inventory really accumulates until […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

This Munich power couple shapes the German art market

Art historian and gallerist Walter Storms and his wife Caro Jost, a successful artist and educated lawyer, are a true world art power couple in Germany. Together the couple have shaped the careers of many artists and can claim everyone from Günther Uecker to emerging artist Shannon Finley as their close friends. Recently, I had […]

Art Basel: 270 exhibitors show resilience of art market as rotting bread takes over

Something is brewing in Basel. If you’re looking to get a taste of what’s happening in the global art market, there’s no better place than the vast Art Basel fair in Switzerland. After an entirely online event last year due to the pandemic, the Swiss art fair Art Basel returned in person on Tuesday September […]

11 Questions The Art Market Should Have About Bored Ape Yacht Club, NFT Craze Rating in Millions, Answered by a True Expert

CryptoPunks aren’t the only NFT characters catching the attention of crypto investors and auction houses. A new digital collectibles craze called Bored Ape Yacht Club has generated tens of millions of dollars at lightning speed and is selling at Christie’s and Sotheby’s. The first offers a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT at a sale in […]

Consolidating their power in the art market, dealers Lévy Gorvy, Salon 94 and Amalia Dayan merge to form an empire on the Upper East Side

Art dealers Dominique Lévy, Amalia Dayan and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn forged independent careers as gallery owners, art advisers and secondary market traders. Over the years, they have also become friends and business associates. Now they’re taking those ties a step further in a merger that signals a major consolidation in the premier gallery industry. The […]

Live on Artnet Auctions: Three Powerful Works by African Art Market Sensation Aboudia Reflect the Tensions of His Homeland

Over the past year, Ivorian-American artist Aboudia Abdoulaye Diarrassouba, better known as Aboudia, has cemented his position as one of the most prominent artists on the contemporary African art scene. His intensely coloured, large-scale, mixed-media works are inspired by African graffiti and sculpture, reflecting the current tensions in his home country, Côte d’Ivoire, and the […]

Which country had the most lucrative art market in the world last month? We analyzed the numbers and the results are revealing

In a normal year, June would be the last hurrah before the denizens of the art world leave for the summer. They would activate their autoresponders on the last VIP day of Art Basel before heading to the beach in the Hamptons or the Amalfi Coast (where they would probably surreptitiously respond to emails anyway). […]

Which segment of the art market grew the most during last month’s mega-sales? We calculated the numbers

By now you’ve probably heard that the spring night art sales that took place in Hong Kong and New York last month have gone almost as well like their pre-lockdown equivalents, signaling a comeback for the art market. But the high-level totals don’t tell us much. Which market segments are the strongest coming out of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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