Month: August 2021

International folk art market achieves sales of $2.23 million

Berta Servin Barriga of Mexico shows off her embroidered clothing and other textiles at the 15th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, Saturday, July 14, 2018. (Eddie Moore/Journal) The 2021 edition of the International Popular Art Market is a success. On Friday, market officials said more than 9,000 people attended the event, which […]

Market Overview: Behind Prince Gyasi’s Rapid Rise in the Art Market and Beyond

Between high-level collaborations and strong exhibitions at major fairs, it is likely that Gyasi’s profile will continue to rise as the demand for his work becomes increasingly international. Last February, the artist was featured in fashion mogul Virgil Abloh’s Spring / Summer collection for off-White. The live fashion show, which premiered on Abloh’s Imaginary TV […]

8 Black Art Advisors Transforming the Art Market from Within

Alaina Simone worked in several galleries, including the GR N’Namdi gallery, before becoming an artist liaison officer, curator and member of the board of directors. She approaches her interdisciplinary career with reverence and respect for the artists she works with and the clients she sells to, and draws on her own artistic training. “I grew […]

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