No longer does museum validation or scholarly attention determine a painting’s value. Now, the collectors’ hunger comes first, and institutions must follow.
When “Woman-Ochre” goes on view at the Getty Museum after its conservation, the painting will have a new mystique. But competing interpretations remain.
Eleven auction records for artists — six by women — were smashed on Thursday night in two sales at Sotheby’s.
The world’s largest, most luxurious and hard-to-get-to art fair embraces its new manageable size and accessible location. Thank the art fair gods.
Inigo Philbrick pleaded guilty to fraud in deals involving works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Christopher Wool and others. Prosecutors said he took advantage of the art market’s opacity.
At 65, the British artist based in New York is in the Whitney Biennial and on the Turner Prize shortlist. Her sculptures blend strange and common items to make sense of the world.
Amid the noise and teem of the Times Square station, the artist’s mosaic Soundsuits feel more alive than they often do in the silence of museums.
Al-An deSouza’s digital paintings at Talwar; Robyn O’Neil’s graphite drawings at Susan Inglett; Terry Adkins at Paula Cooper; Tyree Guyton’s ‘Heidelberg Project’ comes to New York.
A history of the disease’s treatment, from gory past techniques to promising advances, is on show at the Science Museum in London.
In the early ’70s the artist dispensed with collage, making airy cardboard sculptures that challenged the macho posturing that had overtaken American sculpture.