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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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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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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


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Larry Gagosian Will Soon Open a Japanese Restaurant

The Wall Street Journal reports that Larry Gagosian will open a Japanese restaurant, Kappo Masa, with the famed sushi chef Masa Takayama in the basement of his Madison Avenue space later this month. The article is well worth a read. Gagosian … Read More


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Sotheby’s Brings William Eggleston to Silicon Valley

In an inaugural pop-up gallery show, Sotheby’s is showcasing the work of renowned photographer William Eggleston in Palo Alto, California, from September 16 through 18. Hosted at the Bryant Street Gallery, the seventeen color photographs come predominantly from Eggleston’s renowned … Read More


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Christie’s Nabs Two Celebrity Warhols

The New York Times reports that this November’s auctions will feature two major works by Andy Warhol, one featuring Marlon Brando, the other Elvis Presley. Read more at The New York Times.


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Poly Auction House Reports Eight Percent Profit Increase

Poly Auction House today reported that its profits for the first six months of this year totaled 209,622,000 Chinese Yuan (or around $34 million), an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period last year. The auction house went public … Read More


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Auction Houses Are Peaking, Financial Analysts Say

Whether or not the art market is a bubble that will inevitably burst is a topic of much debate for people invested (ahem) in this kind of thing. Scott Reyburn in The New York Times today questions how the art … Read More


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The Market for Jane Austen Ephemera Is Heating Up

The New York Times today examines the market for objects related to the life of Jane Austen, which have seen a curious hot streak at auction recently. From The Times: Scraps of Austen penmanship are also sought. In June an autographed … Read More