Tag Archives: David Zwirner


Auctions Market News
Members of the management team of the new company, L to R: Patrick van der Vorst, Head of Auctionata UK and Founder of Valuemystuff.com; Johannes Riedl, Chief Operating Officer; Aditya Julka, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Paddle8; Susanne Zacke, Chief Marketplace Officer and Co-Founder of Auctionata; Alexander Zacke, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Auctionata; Osman Khan, EVP and Chief Executive Officer for The Americas and Co-Founder of Paddle8; Christof Schminke, Chief Marketing Officer; Alexander Gilkes, EVP and Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder of Paddle8; Artashes Torosyan, Chief Technology Officer; Jan Thiel, Deputy Chief Executive Officer; Martin Heyne, Chief Auction Officer

Auctionata and Paddle8 Will Merge, Marking a Shift in the Online Art Market

Signaling that the once-scrappy online art market is maturing, two of the field’s most prominent start-ups, Auctionata and Paddle8, have announced that they will merge. The deal between the two online auctioneers creates a newly formed company that will lay claim to 793,000 registered … Read More


News
Installation view of the 2016 solo exhibition Jordan Wolfson at David Zwirner, New York.COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER

The Man-Machine: Jordan Wolfson on his Giant New Robot, Hung by Chains at Zwirner

Last July I was at Jordan Wolfson’s house in the Hollywood Hills, sharing a nice lunch with the artist outside by his pool, even though it was raining. Precipitation in Los Angeles is spoken of like a biblical plague when it’s hypothetical, … Read More


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Oscar Murillo. COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER

Oscar Murillo Deported From Australia After Destroying His Passport Mid-Flight in Protest

‘The West is a salivating penis,’ he said in a recent panel, ‘pretty much ready to penetrate the rest of the world’ Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

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Artists
Karla Black, Or Else It’s Just Surface, 2016, sugar paper, mud, oil paint, body paint, feather trim, and ribbon, 83 1/2 x 155 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK/LONDON

‘I Work Purely Out of Desire’: Karla Black Conjures Ethereal Beauty at David Zwirner

One afternoon a few weeks ago, the artist Karla Black was telling me all about toilet paper. “In the ’70s and ’80s there was a fashion for colored toilet paper when people had colored bathroom suites,” Black said, as we … Read More


Artists Features ,
Kerry James Marshall photographed in his Chicago studio on December 28, 2015. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

The Painter of Modern Life: Kerry James Marshall Aims to Get More Images of Black Figures into Museums

The artist will be the subject of major traveling retrospective this year Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Andrea Fraser will take over the Whitney's fifth floor this week with a new sound installation.  NICHOLAS LEHOUX

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Artists
Doug Wheeler, 'Encasements,' 2016, installation view. ©2016 DOUG WHEELER

Beginning to See the Light: Doug Wheeler on His Immaculate ‘Encasements’ at David Zwirner

It’s been ages since Doug Wheeler saw the five light-emitting installation works in his current show at David Zwirner in New York. These pieces with subdued palettes belong to his “Encasements” series, which Wheeler executed almost 50 years ago. Their … Read More


Reviews
Sandú Darié, Sin título, Estructura Transformable (Untitled, Transformable Structure), ca. 1950, oil on wood with hinges, dimensions variable. ©2015 SANDÚ DARIÉ/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK/LONDON

‘Concrete Cuba’ at David Zwirner, New York

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A promotional image for Alex Bag's The Van (Redux)*. COURTESY TEAM GALLERY, NEW YORK

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
James Welling, 4776, 2015, inkjet print. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK

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Retrospective
Giorgio Morandi, Natura morta (Still Life), 1956, oil on canvas. ©2015 ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/SIAE, ROME/PRIVATE COLLECTION, SWITZERLAND

The Metaphysician of Bologna: John Berger on Giorgio Morandi, in 1955

Giorgio Morandi’s spare still lifes usually feature only a few objects, many of which tend to be in shades of beige or off-white, and prefigure the work of the Minimalists and Light and Space artists, who would look to him in … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
DIS, Positive Ambiguity (beard, lectern, teleprompter, wind machine, confidence), 2015. COMMISSIONED BY THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

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Auctions Market News
COURTESY PADDLE 8

David Zwirner, Rolf Sachs Among Third Round of Investors in Paddle8

Online art-auction service Paddle8 announced today that it has raised $34 million in Series C funding, the third round of investments raised during the early stages of a company. With the new round of investments, Paddle8 has now raised a total … Read More