Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Essex Street, New York
Park McArthur, Polyurethane Foam, 2014, polyurethane foam, 82" x 49" x 24". 

NADA Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 1

The New Art Dealers Alliance will open its fair at the Deauville Beach Resort in North Beach on Thursday, December 4, the day after Art Basel Miami Beach. It’s a closely watched production—a proving ground for emerging to mid-career artists … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 4

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 is almost here, and our preview of works that will be on offer is nearly done. This is the penultimate edition, offering new and recent work by William Kentridge, George Condo, and Damien Hirst, along … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Valet parking outside Art Basel Miami Beach 2012.PHOTO BY ANDREW RUSSETH

A Concise Guide to Miami Art Fairs

For the first few days of December, a good percentage of the international art world will be in Miami for its annual week of art fairs, wheeling and dealing, partying and networking—reveling in the apparently never-ending art-market boom. Art Basel Miami Beach is the main draw, but … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 3

One of the great pleasures of art fairs is seeing new work by artists you love—material just out of the studio, the paint barely dry. In today’s preview of Art Basel Miami Beach, those artists include some big names, like Thomas … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 2

The opening of Art Basel Miami Beach is just a few days away. It runs this year from December 4 through 7, with a preview day on December 3. ARTnews will be in Miami, providing regular updates of the action. For now, there are previews of what galleries … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 1

Art Basel Miami Beach arrives next week at the Miami Beach Convention Center, with more than 250 international galleries competing for the attention of collectors, curators, and critics from December 4 through December 7, with a special preview day for invited guests … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

What to Expect at Art Basel Miami Beach, Based on Out-of-Context Quotes From Party Invitations

The original Cali surf-skate-urban counterculture-art bad boys are exhibiting their work in a Part Fashion Store, Part Design Exhibit, Part Art Installation, Part Marketplace. Join us. There will be an eclectic array of musical performances and DJ sets–special guest DJ’s … Read More

Market News
Simon de Pury.

Simon de Pury Will Curate at 3 Grafton Street in London

What’s up next for Simon de Pury, the former head of the auction house formerly known as Phillips de Pury and Co. and former host of that former Bravo show about art? Georgina Adam has the answer in her Financial … Read More

Market News
George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Is Available for $8.4 M.

Keno Auctions is selling a copy of the Thanksgiving Proclamation, signed by George Washington, for $8.4 million. The document, which is the only one of its kind in private hands (another Washington-signed copy has been in the collection of the … Read More

Market News
The Wayne.


Auction Start-Up Auctionata Pulls In $675,000 at Contemporary and Modern Sale

Art Market Monitor crunches the numbers on the Berlin-based auction start-up Auctionata’s first sale in New York which totaled about $675,000, which, they write, “is not a bad result for a first sale, especially when the company was able to … Read More

Market News
The Grand Palais during the Paris Photo art fair, earlier this month.

Dealer on Fairs: ‘We Have to Do Them… People Don’t Buy From Galleries Any More’

The Financial Times just posted its report from the Paris Photo art fair which includes a paragraph about the current proliferation of art fairs. It reads: At a time when most gallery staff barely touch home base before they’re packing … Read More

Market News

Lost Dylan Thomas Notebook Will Hit the Block at Sotheby’s London In December

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Dylan Thomas’s birth, Sotheby’s will sell a previously undiscovered notebook by the poet dating to the 1930s, which Thomas’s mother-in-law had given to a member of her household staff to incinerate, though the servant … Read More

Market News
Tauba Auerbach, Untitled (Fold), 2010, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY PHILLIPS.

Records for Danh Vo, Tauba Auerbach and Rashid Johnson at $52 M. Phillips Contemporary Art Sale

Earlier tonight Phillips ended the week of contemporary art auctions in New York with a small sale that saw new records for Danh Vo, Tauba Auerbach and Rashid Johnson but brought in just $51.96 million with premium, below the evening’s … Read More

Market News
009- Andy Warhol - Triple Elvis

Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale Nets $852.9 M., All-Time Auction Record

Records fall for Twombly, Ruscha, Doig, Kippenberger, Sturtevant, Price, and more Read More