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Here’s the Full Exhibitor List for the First Independent Brussels

Independent art fair has released its exhibitor list for its first-ever Brussels edition, which will feature more than 60 international galleries and nonprofit organizations from 30 cities. In a statement, founding executive director Laura Mitterrand said, “Independent is no longer … Read More


Market News The Knoedler Affair
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Tears, Shouting Matches, and a Slew of Expert Witnesses as Knoedler Trial Heads Into Week Two

Domenico and Eleanore De Sole, their art advisor James Kelly, and a number of expert witnesses, testified in U.S. District Court in Manhattan as the first week in the De Soles’ case against the now-defunct Knoedler Gallery came to a … Read More


Market News The Knoedler Affair
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Domenico De Sole, Who Paid $8.3 M. for Fake Rothko, Takes the Stand in Knoedler Trial

Domenico De Sole took the stand in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Wednesday, testifying in front of the fake Rothko that he purchased at the Knoedler Gallery in 2004 for $8.3 million. De Sole, along with his wife, is … Read More


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Art Basel Hong Kong Announces Artists Featured in Its Encounters Sector

Once again, Art Basel Hong Kong will feature large-scale works in its Encounters sector, which will run in conjunction with the fair when it opens March 24. Today, they’ve released the list of everyone involved, which includes 16 artists from 12 countries.So, … Read More


Market The Knoedler Affair
The Rothko in question.

At Knoedler Forgery Trial, Lawyer Teaches Abstract Expressionism and John Elderfield Takes the Stand

Curator John Elderfield and the daughter of artist Richard Diebenkorn were among the first witnesses called by the plaintiffs to testify in the Knoedler & Company forgery trial Tuesday afternoon. The trial, which began this week in United States District … Read More


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Christie’s Sets a Record for Outsider Art at Auction With a $785,000 William Edmondson

Christie’s announced today that it set a record for a work of outsider art at auction in its inaugural sale of self-taught artists, called “Liberation Through Expression: Outsider and Vernacular Art.” The top lot was William Edmondson’s Boxer, with a … Read More


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At the Winter Antiques Show, Calder Necklaces, a 3-D Portrait of Kate Moss, and More

Yesterday afternoon, members of the press gathered inside the Park Avenue Armory to preview the 2016 Winter Antiques Show, which opens today and runs through January 31. The fair, which will celebrate its 62nd anniversary this year, boasts 73 exhibitors … Read More


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Sotheby’s Reports Fourth Quarter Loss of $10 M. to $19 M.

Sotheby’s CEO Tad Smith announced this morning in a teleconference that Sotheby’s had lost somewhere between $10 million and $19 million in the fourth quarter of 2015.Smith, who was joined by Sotheby’s interim CFO Dennis Weibling, attributed the losses in … Read More


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‘We All Make Up the Landscape Together’: 32 Galleries Converge in London for Condo

“The last thing London needs is another art fair,” Vanessa Carlos, a dealer in the British capital, said last week. If she seemed fatigued when she said this, it wasn’t because the London Art Fair was rolling into town just … Read More


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Boundaries Blur at the Outsider Art Fair, Which Has Newfound Attention, Pricy Dargers, and Quite a Bit More

One of the nice things about the Outsider Art Fair, which opens its 24th edition tonight with a vernissage at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, is that, by and large, the price point is significantly lower than at a contemporary fair of … Read More


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Here Are the Details for Frieze New York 2016

Frieze New York just released the details for its 2016 edition, which will return to Randall’s Island for the fifth time May 5 to May 8. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Frieze, and the first year with Victoria Siddall at … Read More


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Ryan Lee Now Represents Emma Amos

Ryan Lee will now represent Emma Amos, the painter known for being the only woman in the short-lived collective Spiral. The Chelsea gallery will have its first solo show of Amos’s work—and the 77-year-old artist’s first New York solo show … Read More


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Massimo De Carlo Will Open a Third Location, in Hong Kong

In addition to its Milan and London spaces, Massimo De Carlo gallery will soon add a third location, in Hong Kong. To celebrate the gallery’s 30th anniversary, the new space is set to open on March 21 with a show … Read More


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Egon Schiele, Selbstbildnis mit gespreizten Fingern (Self-Portrait with Spread Fingers), 1909.COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Egon Schiele Will Lead Christie’s Imp-Mod Evening Sale In February

Christie’s next Impressionist and modern evening sale will be held February 2 in London. Highlights include Marc Chagall’s Les mariés de la Tour Eiffel, estimated at £4.8 million–£6.8 million ($6.9 million–$9.8 million); a Pablo Picasso still life from 1937, “painted … Read More