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Focus on Faith Ringgold [2020年11月24日]

She couldn’t found a gallery for years… but now the major American museums are all looking for a chance to adding the work of this pioneering artist to their collections. Why is Faith Ringgold essential? And what is the best way to buy one of her works?   Artist, activist and author, Faith RINGGOLD (90 […]

Chu Teh-Chun, born 100 years ago, reaches new auction high [2020年11月20日]

“The inspiration I have followed finds its only source in nature… and its preferred mode of expression is lyricism.” Chu Teh-Chun The poet of pictorial abstraction Chu Teh-Chun would have been 100 years old this year and current tributes are – like his work – grandiose! To mark the occasion, a new documentary film retracing […]

Painting vs sculpture, which category is the most competitive ? [2020年11月17日]

The most highly regarded living artist on the planet, Jeff Koons has taken contemporary sculpture to the peak of prices, but Contemporary painting has progressed faster than any other Art Market segment. Here is an excerpt from our latest report on 20 years of contemporary art at auction.   Painting… above all The most expensive […]

Focus on Zanele Muholi [2020年11月13日]

Aged 48, South African artist Zanele Muholi has already had lots of public exposure, received numerous honours and is regularly invited to speak at conferences. In terms of sexual identity, Muholi claims to be ‘non-binary’ and therefore uses they/them pronouns. With an upcoming retrospective at the Tate Modern, Muholi’s photographs are currently in strong demand. […]

A look back over the major October art sales [2020年11月03日]

Works by Old Masters, Impressionists, Modern artists and Contemporary artists were all on offer in prestige sales that ended a few days ago most of which defiantly ignored traditional  classifications. Christie’s had a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and a painting by Monet, while Sotheby’s offered three sculptural Alfa-Romeos by Franco Scaglione alongside a work by Richard […]

David Chau for ART 021 in Shanghai [2020年10月30日]

Founded in 2013 by the avant-gardist trio Kelly Ying, David Chau and Bao Yifeng, Shanghai’s ART 021 fair is preparing to open its 8th edition in the Chinese metropolis from 12 to 15 November 2020. No less than 114 galleries have confirmed their participation at the fair, which has emerged as one of the most […]

Basquiat and Koons account for 12% of the contemporary art turnover [2020年10月23日]

Over 30,000 artists sell publicly, but the market essentially turns on the top 100. The big names in Contemporary Art attract crowds to museums and lend credibility and prestige to collections, whether public or private. With works valued at tens of millions of dollars, much of the market’s interest is focused on these high-end signatures. […]

A couple of Parisian art fairs resist: Galeristes and ASIA NOW! [2020年10月20日]

Although all the major Parisian art events have been hastily cancelled (the Fiac, Paris photo and even Art & Museum) other fairs such as Galeristes and Asia Now have confirmed they will be taking place, highlighting the rarity of such events in this very difficult period. Galeristes 2020 The 5th edition of the Galeristes art […]

Contemporary Art, the primary growth driver of the global Art Market [2020年10月13日]

Does today’s art auction universe bear any resemblance to what it was 20 years ago? This is the question we asked ourselves through this report. In this year 2020, severely shaken by the coronavirus pandemic, we felt it necessary to take a step back in order to broaden our vision beyond the “lost year” by […]

Victor Brauner… a seer at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris [2020年10月09日]

Grand Master of the Order of the Platypus, First Class Commander of the Legion of Saturn, an eccentric painter close to the Dada and Surrealist movements… Victor Brauner’s work is being shown at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM in Paris until 10 January 2021. We take this opportunity to recall some of the salient […]

Sanyu’s nudes have become a pillar of Hong Kong Sales [2020年10月07日]

With four results above the $20 million line over the past two years, Sanyu’s signature is once again at the top of the bill in the Hong Kong’s autumn sales. . An outstanding SAN Yu Nude was the star lot in Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale earlier this week. Described in the catalogue as a “grandiose […]

Focus on Lee Ufan. A minimalist and universal œuvre [2020年10月02日]

The artist Lee Ufan is a paradox disguised as an artist. At the crossroads of several civilizations, he very much rows against the world’s currents and pushes art into new territories…. as we will soon be able to discover at his new foundation in Arles. . “Contemporary art needs time”. Lee Ufan Born in 1936 […]

American museums preparing to sell certain masterpieces [2020年09月25日]

Brooklyn Museum to Sell 12 Works as Pandemic Changes the Rules… the title of Robin Pogrebin’ article in the New York Times on 16 September after the announcement of the Brooklyn Museum’s decision to sell twelve works from its permanent collections. Faced with the crisis and despite reopening a few days earlier, the Brooklyn Museum […]

Five Covid-proof artists [2020年09月22日]

Unsurprisingly, the Art Market posted a significant contraction in H1 2020, although less severe than in 2009. The number of lots sold at auction fell by -21% and auction turnover dropped -49%. However, the blow was definitely softened by the solutions implemented by the major auction houses to continue trading and maintain at least some […]

Nicolas Party helps resuscitate art market [2020年09月15日]

Ludic and colourful, the work of this Swiss artist is attracting the attention of international collectors.   Nicolas PARTY was born in Lausanne in 1980 and now lives between Brussels and New York. Exhibited by several major international galleries and museums, last year he became one of the youngest recruits at Hauser & Wirth, a highly […]

Flash News: Wayne Thiebaud, 100 years old… and a new record – Phillips and Poly Auction become partners – Paris, an artistic showcase [2020年09月11日]

. Wayne Thiebaud, 100 years old… and a new record Associated with Pop Art via his paintings of pastries, boots, toys or lipstick tubes, the American artist Morton Wayne THIEBAUD will celebrate his 100th birthday on 15 November 2020. Born into a French family, his surname is still pronounced à la française. In New York, […]

Nicolas de Largilliere soon above a million? [2020年09月08日]

“La Belle Strasbourgeoise is an emblem, a symbol, both aristocratic and popular at the same time. It is a perfect French image, almost solemn, of the nascent 18th century… free, elegant and feminine”. (Christie’s), …So ends the somewhat rapturous essay concerning the portrait by Nicolas DE LARGILLIERE (1656-1746) in the catalogue for the upcoming sale […]

Interview with Guillaume Piens, Art Paris Art Fair’s director [2020年09月01日]

You are in close touch with the galleries… What was your reaction to the beginning of the crisis in the spring of 2020? Well, everyone, myself included, was shocked… a terrible impression of being faced with emptiness and the unknown… and of course, in our case, a deep disappointment about not being able to host […]

The Huge Success of Jonas Wood [2020年08月18日]

One of the most influential and exciting artists of our time. (Dallas Museum of Art) . There’s no respite for Jonas WOOD’s market. Even in the middle of summer his work remains highly visible and in substantial demand. In the United States, England, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Hong Kong… the artist’s works are included […]

Sotheby’s and Christie’s successful damage limitation [2020年08月11日]

In early August, Sotheby’s announced it had sold $2.5 billion worth of art and collectibles since January 2020, compared to $3.3 billion over the same period in 2019, partly thanks to the development of online sales. So far this year, Sotheby’s has hosted over 180 online sales, a figure that includes collectibles in addition to […]

Ulla Von Brandenburg occupies the Palais de Tokyo [2020年08月04日]

The spectator’s fantasy: to cross the curtain that separates the pit from the stage and become an actor! The photographer’s fantasy: to cross the lens and find himself in the scene being captured. Via a succession of large swathes of colored fabrics, pierced by large circles, evoking both the heavy theatre curtain and the focal […]

Pop Art is still popular! [2020年07月31日]

.. . . Yes indeed… On 10 July last, Christie’s organized its first ever major ‘worldwide’ auction, baptised ONE. Thanks to streaming technology, ONE took place via 4 consecutive sessions in Hong Kong, Paris, London and New York, and it grossed nearly $421 million in just four hours. Although none of the works sold above […]

Chinese female artists [2020年07月21日]

Women artists are very much in the minority in China and few manage to make a real career in art. According to an analysis of the country’s auction results, it is even more difficult to break into China’s art market for a Chinese woman than for an American artist. Only two Chinese women figure among […]

Christie’s and Sotheby’s move up a gear… [2020年07月16日]

The major auction houses have done everything within their imaginative power to end the first season of 2020 with some kind of a relaunch of the high-end market. Encouraged by the success of its “super live sale” on 29 June, Patrick Drahi’s company focused on the Hong Kong market place. Meanwhile, its rival, owned by […]

Red square on an almost red background [2020年07月10日]

Ode to the square! Selected from our online marketplace, our favorites this week focus on a shape that is both simple and fundamental. This selection is of course a nod and a wink to Kazimir Malevich’s revolutionary White on White (1918) measuring 79.4 x 79.4 cm and visible at the MoMA in New York… a […]

Günther Förg. Painting should be sexy [2020年07月07日]

“What others take for granted is a problem for us”… this rough translation from the title of a 1998 exhibition of Förg’s work (Was andern selbstverständlich, ist uns Problem) at Mönchengladbach’s Abteiberg Museum could serve as a ‘motto’ for Förg’s entire œuvre. From his first black and gray monochromes in the 1970s to his colored […]

Abstracts favorites [2020年06月26日]

Gerhard Richter, Jean Miotte, Paul Jenkins, Zao Wou-Ki, Serge Poliakoff … these artists contributed to the renewal of Contemporary Abstraction and are among the most sought-after signatures on the art market. We offer a selection of works from Artprice’s online marketplace, available at the galleries Vogtle Contemporary, Serventi, Gilden’s Art and Hélène Bailly. Five works […]

Upcoming masterpieces: Picasso, Lichtenstein, Bacon… and many more [2020年06月23日]

After months of lethargy, the high-end market is bouncing back into action with Christie’s and Sotheby’s both organising live online sales. We take a look at the offering, including several museum-worthy pieces that could well jump start a prestige market that has been almost dormant for three months. An unprecedented “global” event on 10 July […]

An exceptional Rembrandt expected to fetch $20 million [2020年06月16日]

It’s time to break with old customs and innovate! The disruption to the global art market’s calendar caused by the coronavirus pandemic has prompted Sotheby’s to adapt the format of its summer sales. Apart from the decision to organise a live Evening Sale open to “telephone, online, in the room, and in advance bidding”, Sotheby’s […]

A selection of Spanish artists from our marketplace [2020年06月12日]

Artprice’s online marketplace is bristling with works by some of the best signatures of 20th century Spanish art. For example, look at this selection of works by Jaume Plensa, Miquel Barcelo, Antoni Tapies and Manolo Valdès, all key artists who have long been included in the permanent collections of the world’s most prestigious museums, including […]

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