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Gallery Diet Is Moving Out Of Miami’s Wynwood District

For the past eight years, Gallery Diet has been located in Miami’s art-centric Wynwood District, at 174 Northwest 23rd Street. This November, the gallery will open the doors to its new permanent home at 6315 Northwest 2nd Avenue, a four-building compound … Read More


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Sotheby’s Will Sell ABBA’s Piano in September

Sotheby’s will sell the piano ABBA used to make many of its hits in the 1970s, the auction house announced today. The Swedish pop group’s piano is one of the world’s finest, the announcement proudly (and not necessarily empirically) states, … Read More


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Jute Sack Artworks Are at the Center of Simchowitz Lawsuit Against Venice Biennale Artist

Los Angeles dealer and artist agent Stefan Simchowitz and Dublin dealer Jonathan Ellis King have filed suit against the Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama, alleging that he breached a contract between them by, among other things, declaring hundreds of signed works … Read More


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Sotheby’s to Auction Bob Dylan’s Manuscript for ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’

Sotheby’s announced today that it has plans to sell the original manuscript for Bob Dylan’s song “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.” The typed-up, hand-edited sheet of lyrics is expected to go for £150,000–200,000 (about $236,000–$315,000) when it hits the auction … Read More


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Expo Chicago Announces Special Projects for 2015 Edition

Today, Chicago’s Expo Chicago fair announced the works in its In/Situ and Expo Projects sections for its fourth edition, which is set to open on September 17.This year’s In/Situ section, devoted to site-specific art, will feature work that hangs from … Read More


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How Does One Craft a Regional Art Fair? A Look at the Fairs of Copenhagen

Summer was once a time for rest and relaxation in the art game. No more! The art fairs just keep coming. Next week, the Chart Art Fair, which focuses on contemporary art, returns to Copenhagen for its third edition, at the Kunsthal … Read More


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‘The Laptop Is Going to Replace the Velvet Rope’: Invaluable CEO on Partnering With Sotheby’s

After five months and 113 sales, Sotheby’s and eBay.com/Sotheby’s announced the results of their partnership with Invaluable, a company specializing in online-auction technology, reporting an almost 55 percent increase in the number of collectors bidding online, as well as a 35 … Read More


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Galerie Patrick Seguin to Open London Branch

In October 2015, Paris’s Galerie Patrick Seguin will open a second location, in London, a rep for the gallery told ARTnews. At about 700 square feet (or 65 square meters), the new London space will be smaller than the gallery’s 3,229 … Read More


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San Juan’s Roberto Paradise Gallery Is Set to Move

After two months of construction, San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Roberto Paradise gallery is set to open at a new location on Roberto H. Todd Avenue in the Santurce district on August 20.Roberto Paradise director Francisco Rovira Rullán, who founded the gallery in 2011 told ARTnews in a telephone … Read More


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A Look Inside the Art-Loan Industry

This week Skate’s took a look at the market for loans backed by art, and estimated that there are around $3 billion of such arrangements on the books. The above graph takes a look at terms that are offered by various lenders in the niche industry, with … Read More


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Sotheby’s Revenue, Profits Down in Second Quarter Versus 2014

Today, Sotheby’s released its financial results for the second quarter of 2015, which concluded on June 30. The auction house announced total revenue of $487.7 million, down 1 percent from the figure reported for the same quarter last year. Profits came in at $67.6 million for … Read More


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The Seattle Art Fair Arrives, With Dealers on the Hunt for Tech Money

A giant beach ball, a pink ice cream truck, and a winding line of people waiting to see art are not sights that people usually associate with perennially gray Seattle. But on Thursday night, most of the 4,000 people who … Read More


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A Closer Look at the Seattle Art Fair’s Exhibitor List

The very first Seattle Art Fair opened on Thursday night with 60 galleries, including heavy hitters like Gagosian, Zwirner, and Pace. Where have the exhibitors come from? As the graph above shows, all but 7 are based in the United States, about a third come from New … Read More


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Preview Seattle Art Fair 2015

The inaugural Seattle Art Fair opens Thursday, July 30, with an evening preview for invited guests. The fair will bring together 62 galleries from around the world to the lively art scene of the Pacific Northwest, attracting some of the … Read More