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Sotheby’s Bets Big on Six-Figure Shirin Neshat Video for Qatar Auction

On October 13th, Sotheby’s will put Passage, a 2001 video piece by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat, up for auction at its outpost in Doha, Qatar. Filmed in Essouaria, Morocco, Passage is a single channel work depicting three parts of an … Read More


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Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Ebay Try To Block Ninth Circuit Royalty Act Rehearing

Last Friday in San Diego, a joint effort between Christie’s, Sotheby’s and eBay attempted to move the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals away from rehearing a class of artists’ appeal to their challenge of the California Royalties Act, Law360 reported … Read More


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Chicago’s Shane Campbell Gallery Will Move to New 8,500-Square-Foot Space

Chicago’s Shane Campbell gallery will move from the West Town location it’s occupied since 2010 to a new, 8,500-square-foot space the gallery has purchased at South Wabash Avenue and East 21st Street, in the historic Motor Row district. Director John Schmid … Read More


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Here’s the 2015 ADAA Art Show Exhibitor List

So many art fairs! The Art Dealers Association of America has announced the participants for The Art Show, which will return to the Park Avenue Armory again next year, running March 4-8. There are 72 galleries, including a number of … Read More


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Phillips’ ‘Under the Influence’ Auction Nets $5.26 M., With Record Sales for 26 Artists

Yesterday Phillips’ Under the Influence auction brought in $5.26 million across 201 lots, 56 others failing to find buyers. The auction had record sales for 26 of the artists included, such as the British-Iranian painter Kour Pour whose Untitled from … Read More


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A Tour of Expo Chicago 2014

And we’re back. After a modest summer break, the American art market reconvened this week in Chicago for the third edition of the Expo Chicago fair. Some 140 dealers are here from around the world, a diverse list that includes … Read More


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New York’s Martos Gallery Plans Los Angeles Branch

New York’s Martos Gallery, which has staged shows under the banner of its Shoot the Lobster project space in cities the world over, will open a permanent location in Los Angeles. The new location, which at 1,000 square feet is smaller … Read More


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Wildenstein Gallery: Sale of Manhattan Headquarters to Qatar Is Off

An announced plan by the legendary art dealing family Wildenstein to sell its palatial headquarters on the Upper East Side of Manhattan has been cancelled, a spokeswoman for the family-owned art gallery said today. David Wildenstein, vice president of Wildenstein … Read More


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Work by John Tweedle, on view at Independent Projects in November.

Here Is the Exhibitor List for Independent Projects, a New Fair Debuting in New York in November

Independent, the five-year-old art fair that runs during March’s Armory Week in New York, is inaugurating a second event in the city in 2014–called Independent Projects–at its usual location in the former Dia building in Chelsea. Unlike most fairs, Independent Projects will … Read More


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Skate’s Releases Report on E-Commerce and Media

Earlier today the art market analysis service Skate’s released its report on e-commerce and the media, “the first in a series of 16 quarterly reports covering art industry earnings and statistics from listed companies (tracked with Skate’s Art Stock Index … Read More


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Preview the 2014 Expo Chicago Art Fair

The art season has barely begun, but fairs are already getting ready to open up, hoping to lure dealers and collectors from far-flung cities to make business happen in convention halls and tents. The very first major fair out of … Read More


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The Rothko in question.

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Judge Tosses $22 M. Hoffman Rothko Case

This past Friday a U.S. District court in Dallas absolved financier and collector David Martínez Guzmán from any responsibility in a case that had the powerful collector Marguerite Hoffman demanding $22 million over a Mark Rothko painting that she said was … Read More


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Here Is the 2014 Untitled Art Fair Exhibitor List

The organizers of the Untitled art fair, a satellite fair that runs December 3 through December 7 in Miami Beach, concurrently with Art Basel’s fair there, have announced their 2014 exhibitors. The galleries represent 18 countries and 16 U.S. cities. … Read More


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Here Is the Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Exhibitor List

Art Basel Miami Beach returns in December with 267 galleries from 31 countries, across a variety of sections, including the main fair, as well as Edition (for prints and limited-edition works), Nova (for emerging galleries), Position (for solo booths) and the … Read More