Sotheby’s is hosting an NFT art sale by Anonymous Artist Pak

World-renowned auction house Sotheby’s plans to hold its first NFT art sale soon, according to its CEO. Sotheby’s goes crypto Sotheby’s, one of the world’s most famous auction houses, is set to hold its first-ever Non-Fungible Token (NFT) sale. The planned sale, which features popular anonymous digital artist Pak, will take place next month. The […]

Art market shrank 22% in pandemic year, study finds

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

The story of the Berkshire Museum art auction comes to the symposium circuit. Critics Denied Place on Panel | Local news

At an online symposium this week, two former Berkshire Museum executives – Van Shields, its executive director, and Elizabeth McGraw, its board chair – are expected to discuss the institution’s 2018 art sale . EAGLE FILE PHOTO PITTSFIELD – Although Van Shields and Elizabeth McGraw are no longer at the Berkshire Museum, they will come […]

Taco Bell takes inspiration from the NFT craze for selling digital art

Congratulations to the “NFTacoBell” artists, all of the staff of Deutsch LA: – “Give me that”: Erica Park– “Dimensions”: Cameron Cartwright– “Ever-Crunching” and “Swivel Tacos”: Micah Wilkes– “Transformer”: Ayla Kim The Fast Loader produced five editions of the five original works – 25 GIFs and images in all – in NFT form, each priced at […]

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”. – […]

Christie’s Hopes to Open a New Frontier of the Art Market with the First-Ever Major Auction of an All-Digital Blockchain Artwork

Given the relentless buzz surrounding non-fungible tokens (or NFTs) lately, it was only a matter of time before the excitement spread across the art industry. This time has come. Christie’s has announced the sale of the very first pure digital artwork to be auctioned: Daily — The first 5,000 days by Mike Winkelmann, who is […]

Ann Arbor Public Art Commission Now Accepting Nominations For Annual Awards

ANN ARBOR – The Ann Arbor Public Art Commission has opened nominations for its newly revived annual Golden Paintbrush Awards. This year’s award aims to recognize community members of all ages and organizations that promote creativity in the city’s public spaces. “Prizes will be awarded for art that demonstrates collaboration and excellence and, as the […]

Sharp increase in art sales as records continue to be broken

This report matches data from many of the world’s largest art dealers, including West Park Gallery, which has been running online auctions for april 2020. “I think we are seeing a fundamental change in the way people buy art,” said Park West Founder and CEO Albert Scaglione. “There are many benefits to the online experience, […]

The Dunwoody Art Commission will hold its first meeting on January 28

The newly appointed Town of Dunwoody Arts Commission will hold its first meeting on January 28. The commission is responsible for developing policies, procedures and guidelines for the implementation of the public art implementation plan recently adopted by the city. The commission will also review and approve any public art. The meeting is scheduled for […]

Art-Invest Real Estate acquires the Victoria Center in Berlin from Stenprop | News

Art-Invest Real Estate buys a €37.4 million German shopping center from Stenprop. Stenprop, which plans to become a UK-based multi-tenant industrial property company, said it has sold the Victoria Center in Berlin to the Art-Invest Real Estate fund. The 13,718 m² asset is let to eight tenants. The disposal price represents the carrying value of […]

Freeman’s best-selling artwork since 2004 hits $5.2 million

The best-selling highlight of the sale was “The Melody Stilled by Cold” by Norman Rockwell (1894-1978). The work sold for $519,000 to a private collector, exceeding its high estimate. PHILADELPHIA – Freeman’s December 6 American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists Auction realized more than $5.2 million, posting the best result for an American art sale that […]

Delfina Delettrez Fendi and Sotheby’s collaborate on a contemporary art sale in Milan

Delfina Delettrez Fendi has selected 15 works of art to be included in the “Contemporary Curated” at Sotheby’s in Milan. Courtesy of Sotheby’s Text size The first edition of Sotheby’s “Contemporary Curated” in Milan, in collaboration with Italian designer and jeweler Delfina Delettrez Fendi, is now open for online auction and will last until December […]

Phillips Contemporary & 20th Century Art Sale Breaks Artist Records, Totals $134.6 Million

Amy Sherald, The Bathers, 2015, grossed an artist record $4,265,000.Phillips Five New auction records for Kehinde Wiley, Mickalene Thomas, Amy Sherald, Jadé Fadojutimi and Vaughn Spann New York, December 7, 2020Total evening sale: $134,583,400 / £100,426,133 / €110,977,472 Edward Dolman, CEO of Phillips, said: “Tonight marks an amazing achievement for Phillips where we achieved the […]

Artnet Talks: Why New York Collectors Dominate the Art Market Now and After the Pandemic

Artnet Talks is a new series of live conversations between artists, curators, gallery owners and art professionals that brings an in-depth dimension to our usual coverage of the biggest stories in the art world. A conversation between: art advisor Wendy Cromwell, creative business strategist, and collectors Victoria Rogers and Susan Hort, moderated by Artnet News […]

the year of cancellation culture and bricks and clicks

There are many words that could describe 2020. Few are printable. It was a bit like making an army obstacle course blindfoldedAs Melanie Clore, co-founder of Clore Wyndham art Advisory puts it. In January and February, the coronavirus was widely – foolishly – viewed in the West as an Asian problem. The big question was […]

Support local artists with next week’s Under $100 Art Sale – LacombeOnline.com

UPDATE: The Art Under $100 Market has been canceled due to the province’s evolving restrictions on social gatherings. The Under $100 Art Market will still be in operation for this year’s upcoming Light Up the Night activities, provided there are no new restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 that prevent the city to host […]

Kamala Harris Hosts Biden Campaign Art Sale

More than 100 well-known artists and estates, facilitated by approximately 50 galleries, donated works to a fundraising event in support of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. The online sale, hosted by gallery owner David Zwirner on platform.art, kicks off with a videoconference with Kamala Harris, Biden’s running mate, on September 29. Tickets for this opening event […]

Sotheby’s organizes a major sale of indigenous art in New York

To add a few names, one of the most famous American collectors of Australian Aboriginal art is actor and comedian Steve Martin, while pop star Beyoncè and her husband Jay-Z have also acquired works by Australian Aboriginal artists. “At this stage, no major blockbusters have been consigned, but that could change,” says Klingender. Sotheby’s had […]

On the success of virtual actions like the Pundole art sale

Pundole’s artwork sale last week is one of many successful virtual auctions during the pandemic. Is there an explanation? A torrential downpour, howling winds and even a pandemic couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of eager buyers at Pundole’s art sale last week. The Mumbai-based auction house sold 98% of its 64 lots, at a hammer price […]

The Art Sale ‘in Appleton Promotes Local Artists During Pandemic

APPLETON, Wisconsin (WBAY) – Investing in artwork may not be everyone’s priority during a pandemic, but for many artists, it is their livelihood. “Our income has been cut,” said Paul Eldridge, artist and Art News co-producer of Northeastern Wisconsin (ANNEW). For many local artists, the cancellation of summer performances due to the pandemic is a […]

British Airways is looking to raise millions in art sales to ease the coronavirus cash crisis

A Bridget Riley painting worth up to £1.2m ($1.37m) will kick off a sale of British Airways’ corporate art collection as the struggling airline is seeking to raise funds amid an unprecedented global collapse in passenger demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Sotheby’s will offer 17 paintings, prints and works on paper from the British […]

Swann Galleries African American Art Sale Breaks Artist Records Amid Nationwide BLM Protests

The bronze sculpture “Feral Benga” by Richmond Barthé (American, 1901-1989) exceeded all expectations, fetching $629,000 from a high estimate of $60,000. It was sold to a private collector. The work depicts Senegalese dancer François “Féral” Benga, who performed at the Folies Bergère and would become the subject of other Harlem Renaissance artists. The 19-inch tall […]

Phillips Contemporary Art Sale Raised $27 Million, Thanks to Shocking Six-Figure Price for Young Star Amoako Boafo

Phillips rounded out London’s winter contemporary art night sales on Thursday night with a passable £20.7million ($27million) auction that barely scratched its low estimate of 18.2million pounds sterling ($23.7 million). (As always, final prices include buyer’s premium, unlike pre-sale estimates.) Although the event was reasonably well attended, total sales (which had a high estimate of […]

How to buy art, invest in cheaper masterpieces from a 20 year old collector

Investing in art, long considered an exclusive business for the ultra-rich, is being democratized by a startup called Masterworks. The platform allows people to buy “stocks” of paintings that would individually cost several million dollars. Founder Scott Lynn brought 20 years of art collecting experience to the company and shared his advice for potential investors […]

Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale is a success and brings in $80.4 million

The Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale at Christie’s was a big art deal of the week. After a week-long auction in Freize, the new set of artworks fetched Christie’s £65.2 million ($80.4 million). While the 41 coins sold this year brought in less money than last year’s 45 coins (which brought in a collective $109.5 […]

Art Department Chair Receives Prestigious South Carolina Art Commission Fellowship Clemson News

September 9, 2019 CLEMSON — Valerie Zimany, chair and associate professor in the art department at Clemson University, has received a 2020 Artist Fellowship from the South Carolina Commission on the Arts. Through the scholarship, the Arts Commission recognizes and rewards the artistic achievements of outstanding individual South Carolina artists. “These rewards can be […]

Signaling growing market ambitions, Sotheby’s is moving its sale of Australian Aboriginal art to New York this fall

A sale at Sotheby’s New York in November will mark the first time an international auction house has held a sale of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States. Sotheby’s is moving its annual Aboriginal auction from London to its new headquarters in New York, a move that signals the growing awareness of indigenous art […]

Sotheby’s will hold the first major sale of Aboriginal art in the United States in November

Sotheby’s will relocate its Aboriginal art sales from London to New York in November, becoming the first international auction house to offer Australian Aboriginal art outside Australia or Europe. The move comes amid heightened global interest in this area of ​​collecting, said Timothy Klingender, the auction house’s senior consultant for Australian art. Klingender said Sotheby’s […]

Monet’s glowing haystacks set Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern art sale ablaze with a new record £97million

If Christie’s kicked off the market with its $399 million Evening Sale on Monday, then Sotheby’s knocked it out of the park with its Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale in New York yesterday, once again backed by a host of fresh-to-market works from renowned collections. The night grossed a total of $300 million ($349.9 million […]

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Hits $400 Million Fueled by Treasures Once Owned by Condé Nast’s SI Newhouse

Christie’s kicked off the spring auction season in New York tonight at its Rockefeller Center headquarters with a lively nightly sale of Impressionist and Modern art that fetched $399 million, hitting the high presale estimate just to the nose, and far exceeding the low estimate of $287.5 million. (The latter figure was revised from an […]

Christie’s breaks record for highest-grossing art sale on blockchain

After causing a sensation in the art world with the sale of an AI-produced portrait, famous art auction house Christie’s is once again making headlines, but this time for recording the most lucrative art sale on the blockchain to date, CCN reports. Last week’s sale of the Barney A. Ebsworth collection brought in a staggering […]

Ambitious Estimates Hamper Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Sale of $279.2 Million as Van Gogh Remains Unsold but Monet is on the Money

New York’s November ‘giga-week’ auctions got off to a modest start at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale last night, Nov. 11, as overambitious estimates took precedence over several highly publicized lots. Totaling $239.4 million ($279.2 million with fees), that was a far cry from last year’s sale, which doubled that amount to $479.3 million […]

How Christie’s so-called ‘AI-generated’ art sale proves documents can distort history (and other information)

Every Monday morning, artnet News brings you The Gray Market. The column decodes important stories from the previous week and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process. For this edition, three thoughts on the most mind-boggling story of the week… SHORT CIRCUIT On Thursday, a gold-framed canvas print […]

Reviews | Want to get rich by buying art? Invest in women

When asked about discrimination against women artists, abstract expressionist Lee Krasner said the prejudice is as old as Judeo-Christian history. Dismissing the weight of that realization, she added, “I can’t do anything about these 5,000 years.” She paints anyway, as do women throughout the ages who have continued to create despite official disdain. Centuries and […]

Christie’s $416 Million Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Reaffirms Bull Market for Finest Materials

After Sotheby’s anti-climactic opening sale in New York on Monday night, which left attendees shrugging as they returned their unused paddles, Christie’s delivered a resounding encore on Tuesday with its evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art. , totaling $416 million with fees. With confidence buoyed by the white glove sale of the Peggy and […]

Fresh-to-Market Ernst leads Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale on November 14

Max Ernst (1891-1976) Ohne titel (Sedona Landschaft) 1957, oil on masonite (estimate: $500,000-700,000) 2017 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. All rights reserved Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Woman standing with a bun, Designed circa 1953-1954, bronze Estimate: $500,000-700,000 2017 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. All rights reserved The November 14 Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art Sale will be led by works […]

Phillips London Achieves Strong $31.6M Contemporary Art Sale Despite Struggling Ai Weiwei

In a jam-packed week of contemporary art auctions held in London to accompany Frieze Week art fairs, Phillips found a spot on Friday afternoon, just before Christie’s main sale. Anticipating larger than usual crowds, the auction house moved from the basement to the larger ground floor showroom. The move certainly didn’t hurt. The £23.9 million […]

Impressionist and Modern Art Auction Christie’s

The sale, which included a separate catalog for surrealist works, was slightly lower than last February’s £147million sale. “It wasn’t easy,” commented Guy Jennings, managing director of the Fine Art Fund Group. “I would say the market has softened a bit. But it was stable. Jay Vincze, head of the impressionist and modern art department […]

Sotheby’s offers spring auction of abstract art in New York Latam

NEW YORK – Works by Colombian artist Fernando Botero, Cuban artist Wilfredo Lam and Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo are set to be among the highlights of Sotheby’s Latin American spring art auctions. next week, which will also include a special abstract art sale. Tamayo’s family-owned ‘La Familia’, which has just hit the market, is expected […]

Portinari tops Christie’s Latin American art sale

NEW YORK: A dreamlike painting of children releasing kites by Brazilian Candido Portinari sold for $1.4 million at Christie’s Latin American art sale and set a world record for the artist. Portinari’s 1941 Meninos Soltando Pipas was the top seller of the Wednesday night sale, which totaled $16 million and set benchmarks for other Latin […]

Rothko leads a record sale of contemporary art

NEW YORK – In a wave of auctions unprecedented in the history of the art market, Christie’s sale of contemporary art on Tuesday evening brought in $ 388.5 million, the highest amount ever recorded in this domain. A world auction record was set for a contemporary work of art when Mark Rothko’s “Orange, Red, Yellow” […]

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