Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 Market Previews
KOW, Berlin | Film Barbara Hammer, Snow Job: The Media Hysteria of AIDS (still), 1988, film.COURTESY KOW

Preview Art Basel Miami Beach 2015, Part 2

The 2015 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the last major art fair of the calendar year, opens on Thursday, December 3, with previews beginning Wednesday, December 2. Comprised of nine different sections, the fair will include 267 international galleries … Read More

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Leslie Waddington, Celebrated British Art Dealer, Dies at 81

Leslie Waddington, whose London gallery offered master-class shows of postwar American art, and who was known for championing up-and-coming British artists during the late 1960s, has died at 81. A statement from Stéphane Custot, the co-owner of Waddington Custot Galleries, … Read More

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Frozen, 2010, Mixed Media Installation, Performance, Exhibition view: Kunstverein Braunschweig
Courtesy of The Prada Foundation, Photo: Bernd Borchardt

Andrea Rosen Gallery Now Represents Simon Fujiwara

New York’s Andrea Rosen Gallery announced today that it now represents multidisciplinary artist Simon Fujiwara. Fujiwara held his first one-person exhibition in New York at Andrea Rosen in 2013 and will see his next exhibitions taking place in Tokyo, at the Obayashi Foundation … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 Market Previews
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York Norman Lewis, Peep of Morning, ca. 1960, oil on paper. ©ESTATE OF NORMAN W. LEWIS/COURTESY MICHAEL ROSENFELD GALLERY LLC, NEW YORK, NY

Preview Art Basel Miami Beach 2015, Part 1

The 2015 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the last major art fair of the calendar year, opens on Thursday, December 3, with previews beginning Wednesday, December 2. Comprised of nine different sections, the fair will include 267 leading international galleries from 32 … Read More

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Feuer and Mesler Double Down on Grand Street, Closing Orchard Street Gallery

Last March, dealers Joel Mesler and Zach Feuer partnered up to create the bipartite Lower East Side gallery operation Feuer/Mesler and Mesler/Feuer: one space at 30 Orchard Street, where Mesler previously ran a gallery called Untitled, and one space at … Read More

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Modigliani's "Seated Man With a Cane."

New Complaint Filed Against Nahmads Over Modigliani Portrait

The estate of a Paris dealer has sued the Nahmad Gallery in New York once again over a Amedeo Modigliani portrait, alleging that it had been seized by the Nazis and is now owned by the Nahmads. The painting, Seated Man With … Read More

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The 2015 Material Art Fair at the Auditorio Blackberry in Mexico City.COURTESY MATERIAL ART FAIR

Here’s the Exhibitor List for Mexico City’s 2016 Material Art Fair, Which Has Grown by 50 Percent for Its Third Edition

The ambitions of Mexico City’s Material Art Fair are quickly growing. In its first two editions, held in 2014 and earlier this year, Material, which focuses on emerging galleries and  runs concurrently with the well-established Zona Maco fair, welcomed about … Read More

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Sole Copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s New Album Sets Auction Record, Selling for ‘Undisclosed Figure in the Millions’

The Wu-Tang Clan has sold the sole copy of its conceptual album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin…, through online auctioneer Paddle8 for an “undisclosed figure in the millions.” The album was purchased by an anonymous “American buyer.”Once Upon a … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale Market News

2015 Venice Biennale Passes 500,000 Visitors, 5 Percent Increase From 2013

Yesterday marked the last day of the 56th international Venice Biennale, which has reported a total visitor count of 500,875, with 2,899 average visitors per day. Numbers have been increasing slowly since 2009; this number is a 5.45% increase from 2013’s … Read More

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A Brief History of the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Fair

After Art Basel Miami Beach in December, the next major fair on the calendar in the United States is Art Los Angeles Contemporary, which runs from January 28 through 31. Started in 2010, it was originally conceived to strongly highlight … Read More

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Michael McGinnis Steps Down as President of Phillips After 16 Years

Phillips president Michael McGinnis will be stepping down from his position and leaving the company, he announced in an email to staff. He will be pursuing “various opportunities in the non-auction side of the art business.”“My tenure with Phillips has … Read More

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Installation view of last year's Outsider Art Fair.

Here Is the 2016 Outsider Art Fair Exhibitor List

The 24th Outsider Art Fair opens in New York at the Metropolitan Pavilion on January 21, 2016, and runs through January 24. The fair features 59 exhibitors from 13 countries showing work by newly discovered or self-taught artists. A full … Read More

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Franklin Parrasch and Christopher Heijnen will open a new space in Los Angeles in January. COURTESY PARRASCH HEIJNEN

Franklin Parrasch, Christopher Heijnen to Open Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles

Since 1986, Franklin Parrasch has owned six New York galleries, and the one he currently helms is on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. This January, Parrasch will expand his reach to include the West Coast, where he and Christopher Heijnen will … Read More

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Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (L.A.), 1991.


Crystal Bridges Museum Acquires Record-Setting Work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Bentonville, Arkansas’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that it has acquired Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.), 1991, which sold last week at Christie’s postwar and contemporary evening sale for $7,669,000, a record for the late artist.The piece involves an ideal … Read More