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Michael E. Smith Is Now Represented by Andrew Kreps Gallery

New York’s Andrew Kreps Gallery announced today that it represents the New Hampshire–based sculptor Michael E. Smith. The Chelsea gallery also represents such noted artists as Darren Bader, Roe Ethridge, and Erika Verzutti.Smith has become known for lo-fi sculptures he … Read More

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Who Borrows Against Art? Galleries, Individuals, and Foundations Do—Track With Skate’s Art Loans Database

Skate’s is the art business intelligence unit of ARTnews S.A.Skate’s has recently completed an extensive database of all the public UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) filings that are practiced in the United States and even some international lending transactions to secure … Read More

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The Rise of the New York Art Book Fair: A Look at the Numbers

With 370 exhibitors and 35,000 visitors, this year’s fair was bigger than ever Read More

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Matthew Darbyshire Is Now Represented By Lisa Cooley

Matthew Darbyshire, who makes figurative sculptures using technically sophisticated means, is now represented by Lisa Cooley, the Lower East Side gallery announced today. The news comes on the first day of Darbyshire’s Manchester Art Gallery survey, “An Exhibition for Modern … Read More

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Art Dealers Association Elects Adam Sheffer Board President

The Art Dealers Association of America has announced that Cheim & Read’s Adam Sheffer, the vice president of the organization since 2013 and chairman of its annual fair since 2009, was elected president at an annual board meeting yesterday.Additionally, the board … Read More

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Christie’s Is Selling ‘The Largest Cushion-Shaped Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond Ever to Come to Auction’

One day, when my worldly trials have ended and I look back on my life’s work, I’m sure that I’ll spend quite a bit of the time I have left on this earth contemplating the blog posts I wrote about … Read More

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Sotheby’s Is Selling John Lennon’s Detention Sheet

Today in news about scraping the bottom of the barrel, Sotheby’s London will be selling a sheet from John Lennon’s detention book, which documents the 29 times that he was sent to detention between September 9, 1955, and July 11, … Read More

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Proceeds From Christie’s Sale of Peter Doig’s ‘Cabin Essence’ Will Benefit World Justice Project

At its October 16 contemporary evening sale, coinciding with the Frieze art fair, Christie’s London will auction Peter Doig’s Cabin Essence, which the artist completed in 1994. The painting, according to Christie’s, is the largest work in Doig’s “Concrete Cabins” … Read More

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Auction Houses Battle for an Audience Online: A Look at the Action

This week Skate’s released its Fall 2015 Art E-Commerce and Media Report, taking a particularly close look at Kickstarter and the Dutch online auction house Catawiki, which “raised $82 million in funding in July, eclipsing any of its peers with the … Read More

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Isa Genzken's Untitled (2004) triptych was reportedly priced at $750,000, offered by David Zwirner. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON

Expo Chicago Returns, With Big Ambitions, and Some Exhibitor Turnover

Since its phoenix-like arrival on Chicago’s Navy Pier four years ago under the direction of Tony Karman, Expo Chicago has sought to recover its city’s former reputation as one of the significant stops on the global art market circuit, a … Read More

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You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Tote: The New York Art Book Fair Opens At MoMA PS1

In many ways, the annual New York Art Book Fair—which opened last night and runs all weekend at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City—can feel like the publishing version of the South by Southwest music festival, which is to say, … Read More

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At the New York Art Book Fair This Weekend: Erotica by Badlands, Balzac by Powers, Arcangel by Arcangel

It’s hard to beat New York in September. The weather cools, the new art season begins, and the New York Art Book Fair arrives at MoMA PS1, the rare art bazaar where anyone with a little bit of money in … Read More

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Robert Sheffield Hired as Associate Director of Dominique Lévy in London

Dominique Lévy announced today that Robert Sheffield will be joining the gallery’s London branch as associate director. Sheffield currently works at Christie’s, where he has been the associate director of the UK chairman’s office since 2010. He will start at … Read More

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Here’s the Exhibitor List for the 2015 Edition of the Untitled Fair in Miami Beach

The Untitled art fair has released the exhibitor list for its fourth edition, which will be held December 2–6 in Miami Beach, per usual. Coinciding with Miami Art Week, Untitled will feature 119 galleries, nonprofit exhibition spaces, and institutions from … Read More