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Armory Week 2015 Market News
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Here’s the 2015 Volta NY Exhibitor List

The Volta NY fair will kick off its eighth edition on March 5 in a new location—Pier 90 in Hell’s Kitchen, next door to its sister fair, The Armory Show. This year’s Volta NY will bring 90 galleries to Pier … Read More


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Alan Turing’s Notebook Heads to Auction

The Financial Times reports that the notebooks of computing hero Alan Turing (subject of the The Imitation Game, newly Oscar nominated), will head to Bonhams auctions on April 13. At 56 pages, the notebook is “probably the most extensive manuscript … Read More


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Preview Art Stage Singapore 2015

As this article is published, some 145 exhibitors are readying their booths for the fifth edition of the Art Stage Singapore fair, which runs January 22 through 25 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Below, a brief look at works that will be … Read More


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Jane Lombard Will Start Eponymous Gallery at Former Lombard Freid Address

The Chelsea gallery Lombard Freid formally announced it will close in an e-mail blast on Friday, citing as a reason that “the partnership between the principals, Lea Freid and Jane Lombard, has come to an end.” This much had been … Read More


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Sotheby’s S2 Gallery Heading to Palm Beach

Sotheby’s S2, the auction house’s contemporary art gallery, has mounted a show at Gavlak Gallery in Palm Beach, Florida that runs until January 25. The exhibition focuses on “the legacy of the flower through contemporary art” and–surprise, surprise–is Sotheby’s first … Read More


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Dealer Matt Moravec Will Open Chelsea-Area Gallery

For the past two years, Matt Moravec, who ran the closely watched West Street Gallery in Manhattan with curator Alex Gartenfeld from 2010 to 2012, has been in Düsseldorf, Germany, studying with the artist Christopher Williams at the city’s Kunstakademie and running … Read More


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Frieze Names Artistic Director for Americas and Asia

The Frieze art fair has named Abby Bangser as its artistic director for the Americas and Asia. The newly created position will support Frieze’s director, Victoria Siddall, who recently took over from Frieze co-founders and co-directors Matthew Slotover and Amanda … Read More


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Mitchell Algus of Algus Greenspon to Open Mitchell Algus Gallery

Mitchell Algus of Algus Greenspon Gallery will open a new eponymous space on the second floor of 132 Delancey Street, on January 25, with a show of work by Agustin Fernandez. Asked over the phone if the new project had … Read More


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MoMA to Deaccession a Monet

The New York Times reports that the Museum of Modern Art will sell a work by Claude Monet at Sotheby’s London’s February 3 auction. The work features an irrevocable bid, which is slightly akin to having been pre-sold, and carries an estimate … Read More


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Here Is the 2015 AIPAD Photography Show New York Exhibitor List

From April 16 to April 19, the AIPAD Photography Show New York, the annual fair dedicated to photography and held by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers, will return to the Park Avenue Armory for its 35th edition. Today, … Read More


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TEFAF Hires Patrick van Maris as CEO, Paul Hustinx Retiring

The European Fine Art Fair, or TEFAF, which takes place annually in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and which is known for its top-flight galleries, top-notch canapés  (150,000 were served at the preview in 2011, the last year on record) and generous beverage … Read More


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Meet Your Latest Art Auction Start-Up: FAB

In the Financial Times today, Georgina Adam reports that there’s a new “game-changer in the field of auctioneering” headed our way. Fine Art Bourse, or FAB, is an online auction house founded by Australian Tim Goodman, formerly a major player … Read More


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The Art in Alberto Mugrabi’s Home Is Definitely Worth Much More Than the Home Itself

The collector and dealer Alberto Mugrabi has put his Gramercy Park North home up for sale, Curbed reports, and you can head over there now for some great real-estate porn, which naturally features tons of art. In 2013 Mugrabi bought … Read More


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Pete Wells: The Average Markup for Wine at Larry Gagosian’s Kappo Masa Restaurant is 200 to 300 Percent

In his review of the Upper East Side’s Kappo Masa, a sushi joint owned by chef Masayoshi Takayama and dealer Larry Gagosian, Pete Wells, the restaurant critic for The New York Times, spends quite a lot of time discussing the … Read More