by Antje Linck
Read about the 2013 Decorative Art market.
Learn about current movements and trends in the art world, with in-depth analysis on art market valuation. Read about art fairs, galleries, auctions results, and more.
Find all analyses in chronological order below.
Read about the 2013 Decorative Art market.
This week, we are jumping across the pond to check out two exhibitions: one in Paris and one in Brussels. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet Analytics takes a look at the market for American artist Norman Rockwell.
The United States market and Post-War and Contemporary sales surged in 2013. In particular, positive trends were seen in the Post-War and Contemporary market, driven by extremely successful auction seasons in New York, as well as various other regional markets within the United States.
This week, we are checking out two abstract shows predominately focused on the properties of light. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Generations after Pop Art first came to the forefront of the American and British art scenes in the 1950s, works by artists such as Andy Warhol are setting records at auction.
Who were the most-searched artists on artnet in 2013? Find out on artnet Insights.
Art Stage Singapore, the art world’s new destination, will take place at Marina Bay Sands from January 16 to 19, 2014. Learn more about the fair, and browse the list of participating artnet Galleries members.
Imagery surrounds us in every aspect of the human experience. This week's featured exhibitions both explore the significance and impact of imagery and popular culture on our lives.
As the East Coast freezes over this winter, many artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts find solace in sunny Los Angeles where a number of renowned art fairs are taking place. The entertainment capital of the world will cement itself as an art capital this winter by encapsulating an international clientele and a collection of the worldâ€™s most unique and sought-after masterpieces.
In Season 4, Episode 9, two clients visit the gallery who donâ€™t share Jimâ€™s taste in art. Watch the episode now.
Artfully ring in the New Year by exploring all that the London Art Fair has to offer. A new partnership with The Hepworth Wakefield brings an exhibition curated by Frances Guy, head of collections at the museum.
Read about artists who had exceptional shows last year, including James Turrell, Wangechi Mutu, and Yayoi Kusama.
Chinese calligraphy and religion in the far reaches of China are investigated in this weekâ€™s feature exhibitions.
In Season 4, Episode 8, Jim and Dru take a field trip to the Met, but run into some transportation trouble along the way.
The popularity of immersive exhibitions in 2013 was undeniable, appearing in museums and galleries, and even on the street. Read an official round up of New York City's most eye-popping immersive exhibitions of 2013.
Watch an interview with Contemporary artist Deborah Kass at the Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York City.
artnet's Katharine Markley discusses the luxury lifestyle publication Billionaire.com with founder and avid art collector, David Leppan.
Our senior specialist Miles Barth sat down with Larry Fink on the artist’s farm in eastern Pennsylvania to discuss some highlights of his career.
artnet is partnering with ArtTable for their artnet Artist Breakfast series, happening monthly. This month's featured artist is Eleanor Antin.
Over the past few weeks, hundreds of millions of dollarsâ€™ worth of artworks changed hands at major Chinese auction houses during this year's autumn auction season. View top lots from past sales, and see what's coming up next.
Read about the collaboration between artnet and the China Association of Auctioneers on the Global Chinese Antiques and Art Auction Market Annual Statistical Report.
This week, take a break from the cold, and visit two exciting exhibitions opening in New York City. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Read about a rare portrait of British author Jane Austen, recently sold at Sotheby's London.
In Season 4, Episode 7, Jim deals with a pushy art consultant and a picky customer.
artnet Analytics takes a look at the market for multimedia artist Tracey Emin.
artnet's Heather Russell sat down with Lin Tianmiao and Wang Gongxin to discuss their careers and notable works.
Mickalene Thomas spoke to artnet's Alex Benrimon in her studio in Brooklyn, NY.
Check out exciting gallery openings in New York City. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 4, Episode 6, Jim has dog trouble, which causes problems at the gallery.
artnet Analytics takes an in-depth look at the record-breaking November 2013 auction season.
Read about a few outstanding highlights of this yearâ€™s art fairs taking place in Miami Beach, FL.
Bienvenidos a Miami! The art worldâ€™s MVPs and art lovers worldwide are about to descend on Miami to take part in Art Basel Miami Beach.
Read the story behind Picasso ceramic works and learn more about the state of the auction market for Picasso ceramics
The first major United States retrospective of German artist Isa Genzken offers an in-depth view of the highly influential artistâ€™s body of work.
Art Miami will take place in the Wynwood Art District, in Miami, FL, December 3â€“8, 2013. Learn more about the fair, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
PULSE Miami, the fallâ€™s art destination, will take place at the Ice Palace, in Miami, FL, December 5â€“8, 2013. Learn more about the fair, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
In Season 4, Episode 5, Jim celebrates a US$2-million-dollar sale.
In September, artnetâ€™s Jessica Zhang sat down with Philip Tinari, director of Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in the 798 Art District in Beijing.
Interview with Tim Rollins, Angel Abreu, and Rick Savinon.
Caitlin Parker interviews Taymour Grahne, founder of the newly opened Taymour Grahne Gallery in New York.
As we make our way to Miami Beach, FL, to take part in the exciting events taking place there in just a couple of weeks, we are making stops in Brussels, Belgium and Englewood, NJ to check out the work of emerging American artists Ghost of a Dream and Justin Fontaine Maury. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet's Melanie Boyne interviews Jean Charasse about his artistic process, his influences, and his current projects.
Our senior specialist Miles Barth sat down with Andres Serrano (American, b.1950) at the artistâ€™s home in New York City to discuss some highlights of his career.
Read about the auction highlights for Chinaâ€™s eight major auction houses.
Senior specialist in Contemporary Asian Art Heather Russell sat down with New York-based Japanese artist Mariko Mori to discuss her solo exhibition at the Japan Society, Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori.
The iconic photography fair Paris Photo hosts its annual edition this month, from November 14 through 17. Drawing 54,000 visitors last year, the fair is set to receive an even larger crowd in 2013, following the international success of its glossy spinoff, Paris Photo Los Angeles.
Thought-provoking compositions and intense color palettes reign in the exhibitions we are looking at this week in Boca Raton, FL and Madrid, Spain. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 4, Episode 4, Jim has the chance to land a US$2â€“3 million investment.
artnet is partnering with ArtTable for their artnet Artist Breakfast series, happening monthly. This month’s featured artist is American artist Liza Lou (b.1969), who did a performance-based reading from her new book, Durban Diaries.
artnet Analytics takes a look at the market for American artist Christopher Wool.
Art Taipei is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and will take place at the World Trade Center in Taipei, November 8â€“11, 2013. Read more about the fair, the program, and the participants.
As the month of November commences, we are checking out exhibitions in New York City and Zurich, Switzerland that celebrate Contemporary female artists who excel in the realm of Figurative Art. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
New York City's Park Avenue Armory is hosting The International Fine Print Dealers Association Print Fair from Thursday, November 6 through Sunday, November 10, bringing the Upper East Side to life with IFPDA members exhibiting from 13 countries.
In Season 4, Episode 3, Jimâ€™s CPA has some bad news about his taxes.
As New York City auction houses prepare for November sales, auction houses have a lot to live up to following 2012 performance and May sales earlier this year.
Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet is partnering with ArtTable for their artnet Artist Breakfast series, happening monthly. This monthâ€™s featured artist is Cuban artist, Maria Magdalena (Magda) Campos-Pons, in conversation with curators Rachel Weingeist and Selene Wendt.
In Season 4, Episode 2, Dru encourages Jim to purchase flood insurance before Hurricane Sandy hits.
The career of abstract painter, Park Seo-Bo reflects many of the key trends in Post-War Korean Art.
Amanda Lampard talks with Shigehisa Kubota, director of Japanese auction house, Ise Art.
As the city of London prepares for an influx of dealers and collectors from around the globe, in anticipation of Frieze Masters and Frieze London, we visit some local galleries that will be hosting solo exhibitions for artists Wan Keping and Paul Housley. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Art Toronto, Canada's only Modern and Contemporary Fine Art fair, opens to the public this week, October 25â€“28, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Founded in 2000, this annual fall event will showcase more than 100 galleries including Galerie de Bellefeuille, MontrĂ©al, Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka, and Mike Weiss Gallery, New York.
In Season 4, Episode 1, Jim's friend Charlie Hewitt invites him to the cultural community of Chautauqua in upstate New York.
The Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) 2013 will take place in Paris, in the emblematic Grand Palais, October 24â€“27. Learn more about the fair, the scheduled events, and the participating artnet Galleries members.
Heather Russell sat down with contemporary African artist, Wangechi Mutu, to discuss her previous works and current exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey.
artnet's Melanie Boyne interviews Amir Sidharta, director of Sidharta Auctioneers in Jakarta, Indonesia.
As the city of London prepares for an influx of dealers and collectors from around the globe, in anticipation of Frieze Masters and Frieze London, we visit some local galleries that will be hosting solo exhibitions for artists, Wan Keping and Paul Housley. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Frieze London and sister fair Frieze Masters will be opening their gates this week at their old stomping grounds, Regentâ€™s Park in London.
artnet Analytics takes a look at the market for Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky.
A look at Robert Indianaâ€™s most iconic sculpture, Love, and its stellar performance at auction, as well as his current acclaimed retrospective at the Whitney Museum, Beyond Love.
Now, more than ever, raw and industrial materials are being repurposed to produce art. Artists often trade in the traditional canvas for unconventional and malleable materials because they more easily lend themselves to conceptual aesthetics. The artwork in the exhibitions we are looking at this week in New York City and Paris exemplify this trend. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 3, Episode 7, Jimâ€™s plans to bid on a Damien Hirst (British, b.1965) painting at Philips are interrupted by a trip to the dentist.
The much-anticipated, third installment of the Texas Contemporary art fair will be taking place, later this week, on October 10–13, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX, and is set to showcase Contemporary artwork from 70 galleries.
This weekend marks the start of Hong Kong's 2013 autumn auction season. Letâ€™s take a look at some of the top lots from Poly Auction Hong Kong.
This weekend marks the start of Hong Kong's 2013 autumn auction season. Letâ€™s take a look at some of the top lots from Poly Auction Hong Kong.
This week, we explore exhibitions in New York City showcasing recent work by Bill Scott and Susan Schwalb, two passionate artists who continue to capture the attention of the selective art world with their arresting artwork. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Bill Lowe Gallery has for a quarter-century been recognized as the South's pre-eminent Contemporary gallery and is widely acclaimed for its concentration on content-driven work done by artists with an advanced technical mastery of their media.
artnet Analytics takes a look at the market for artist René Magritte.
Learn more about the Chinese white Jade ewer that sold for US$2.85 million at Doyle New York on September 16, 2013, and the highlights of other collections and sales.
This week, we take a second look at art and culture in New York City and London in the 1960s as we explore exhibitions showcasing Donald Juddâ€™s iconic stacks and the text-based paintings of Pop Expressionist, David Spiller. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet’s Silvia Koch speaks to gallery owner, Matthias Arndt, about the art scene in Asia and the development of the art market
In Season 3, Episode 6, Jim stops by Tom Slaughterâ€™s studio where his interpretive skills are put to the test.
A look at the rise and acceptance of Urban Art in auction and Fine Art circles, and a discussion of the art created for urban spaces in 1960s Montreal.
artnet Auctions associate specialist Bree Hughes interviews Italian visual artist Angelo Musco.
This week, we are headed to the metropolitan meccas of New York City and Los Angeles to look at the work of two seminal figures of Contemporary Art, Alex Katz and Francois Morelett, both of whom have been artistic innovators in their own right. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
EXPO CHICAGO celebrates its second year this fall, taking place at the Festival Hall at Navy Pier, September 19â€“22. Learn more about the fair, the scheduled events, and the participating artnet Galleries.
In Season 3, Episode 5, Jim and Dru are both in over their heads when retro-futuristic artist Randy Regier (American) stops by the gallery to deliver his latest exhibition.
Alex Benrimon sat down with French Graffiti artist Zevs, to discuss his previous works and current exhibition at the De Buck gallery, Zevs: Traffics in Icons.
artnet’s Amanda Lampard talks with Gray’s Auctioneers co-founder, Serena Harrigin.
21c Museum is North Americaâ€™s first multi-venue museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting art of the 21st century.
If you're looking for refreshing and invigorating art, New York City is the hot spot this week! Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet is partnering with ArtTable for their Artists' Talk Series, happening monthly. This week's featured artist is Kimsooja.
ArtInternational Istanbul, a brand new art fair, opens the weekend of September 13 in Istanbul, Turkey. Learn more about the art fair, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
In Season 3, Episode 4, Jim reluctantly agrees to hire an art handler for the gallery. The results are disastrous.
artnet's Katharine Markley speaks with Enrique Liberman, President of The Art Fund Association.
artnet's Sara Carson speaks to photographer Roger Ballen about his artistic influences and the evolution of his work.
The third edition of ArtRio will take place on September 5â€“9 in picturesque Rio de Janeiro, the city touted by the New York Times as the top destination spot for 2013.
What happens when an artist attempts to liberate the female form from the milieu of society? The artists we are looking at this week take into account both personal and cultural perceptions of the female form to produce art that is simultaneously engaging, revealing, and provocative. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 3, Episode 3, Jim struggles to keep his cool when the gallery gets an unexpected visitor: his mother.
As fall approaches with the resurgence of larger-than-life exhibitions in the art world, we are headed to Europe to look at two artists who usually work in large-scale formats, but who also have the keen ability to illustrate their themes in smaller compositions. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 3, Episode 2, Jim deals with an artist who canâ€™t seem to take no for an answer.
Located in the city of La Libertad, Magno Arte is the leading art gallery in El Salvador, and one of the leading Contemporary Art galleries in Central America. Hear from gallery director, Said C. Chedraui about the artists he represents.
This week we will be looking at two photographers that chronicle culture and its variables, using the camera lens as a facilitator and partner in crime. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 3, Episode 1, Jim attends Occupy Wall Street to protest against corporate greed.
This week we're checking out exhibitions happening in London and Berlin. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In a career spanning three decades, Robert Longo has created indelible works characterized by a starkly monochromatic aesthetic and a relentless pursuit of the sublime.
In Season 2, Episode 11, Jim goes to the Armory Show and gets a little too inspired by a performance art video.
artnet’s Makeda Hinds speaks to Alex Farkas, director of UGallery, about his experiences running one of the first curated online art galleries.
artnet Analytics takes an in-depth look at the art market for Lucio Fontana.
What's summer vacation without some art? As New York City gallerists and art enthusiasts scope out ideal summer destination spots, weâ€™re on the road to visit exhibitions opening in breathtaking Martha's Vineyard and sunny Beverly Hills, CA. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet’s Jenn Cortés speaks to multi-media artist Aurora Robson about her process for creating environmentally conscious installation art.
In Season 2, Episode 10, Jim proves to be incredibly demanding when it comes to getting what he wants.
artnet is partnering with ArtTable for their Artists' Talk Series, happening monthly. This weekâ€™s featured artists are members of the activist group Guerrilla Girls.
This week we are kicking off the month of August, heading south to Sante Fe, NM and then to Mexico for gallery shows featuring work by Latin and Latin American artists. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet’s Kendall Galant talks with Frédéric de Senarclens of Art Plural, a gallery that represents established and emerging international artists.
In Season 2, Episode 9, Jim meets with his gallery director Dru for the â€śDru Review,â€ť during which he gives her a rundown of his expectations.
artnet Analytics takes an in-depth look at the parallels between art funds and hedge funds, and examines the value of transparency and due diligence when it comes to the art market.
Heather Russell, senior specialist of Contemporary and Modern Asian Art, interviews Political Pop artist Li Shan, a leading figure in the Chinese avant-garde movement.
From staged portraiture to candid urban scenes, this week we are checking out photographic works by two artists that use the camera to explore the idiosyncrasies of humanity and their spaces. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet’s Katie Harrell talks with gallery owner JoAnne Artman about her experience running one of the only Contemporary galleries in Laguna Beach.
In Season 2, Episode 8, Jim goes to Florida to exhibit his works at INK Miami art fair.
The Artistsâ€™ Talk Series for this month featured artist Brooklyn-based sculptor Orly Genger. Learn more about Orly Genger and her unique artistic process.
This week, weâ€™re looking at two fresh and exciting group exhibitions that encompass works by both local and international artists at different stages of their careers. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 2, Episode 7, Jimâ€™s friend Charlie gives him a photograph by Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946–1989).
artnet Analytics takes an in-depth look at first and second quarter performance in 2013.
This week, weâ€™re focusing in on photographs with contemporary beauties by Miles Aldridge in London and some jazz greats by Herman Leonard in New York. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Emerging Asian Art is making waves with collectors, curators, and critics all over the world, especially in the West. Education and due diligence can make viewing and acquiring Emerging Asian Art an exciting and rewarding experience.
Throughout the month of July, artMRKT Hamptons, ArtHamptons, and Art Southampton will pitch their tents at The Hamptons to celebrate arts finest Modern and Contemporary works.
In Season 2, Episode 6, Jim is a guest on the Kostabi Show, which is hosted by the artist himself, Mark Kostabi (American, b.1960).
An interview with Lark Mason, an expert in the field of auctions and antiques. In 2003, he started his own business, an international Fine Art and antiques auction site called iGavel.com.
This special edition of Gallery Hopping is all about Berlin! This week, weâ€™re visiting seven exhibitions in the European capital of art.
In Season 2, Episode 5, Jim and Dru debate the Fine Art of semantics when discussing the difference between the definitions of "many" and "several" in regards to selling sculptures.
Learn more about two exhibitions that showcase different approaches to the classic themes of portraiture and artistic representations of the body.
Masterpiece London provides a truly unique opportunity for both collecting and viewing works of different disciplines. The fair distinguishes itself from other events of its kind by offering a wide spectrum of works, from vintage cars, furniture, sculpture, and Decorative Art to a large pearl once owned by Mary Tudor. Learn more about the fair, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
In Season 2, Episode 4, the taxman cometh! Jim has a flood of excuses when the I.R.S. pays a visit to the gallery.
Remarkably immense and varied, the 2013 Venice Biennale runs from June 1 to November 24, 2013. Learn more about the Biennaleâ€™s main exhibition, national pavilions, and concurrent events.
This week, weâ€™re checking out two exhibitions that delve into Asian cultures and their manifestations, bringing to mind childhood and long-lasting traditions. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
artnet Analytics takes an in-depth look at the performance of key YBA artists over the past decade.
In Season 2, Episode 3, Jim gets caught jaywalking while holding a Charlie Hewitt (American, b.1946) piece.
Stock in Art focuses on American and European Modern Masters and Contemporary living artists who have established themselves as great masters.
This week, weâ€™re looking at a solo exhibition of intricate collages in New York and a live implosion event in Basel, Switzerland. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Art Basel, the summerâ€™s art destination, will take place at Messe Basel, in Messeplatz, Basel, Switzerland, from June 13 to 16, 2013. Learn more about the fair, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
In Season 2, Episode 2, Jim looks through his exhibition inventory catalogue and contemplates whether or not he should add red dots, which imply that an artwork has been sold, to entice potential clients.
artnet Analytics takes a look at the market for American artist James Turrell.
George Bailey, co-founder of the Auction Room, discusses his new online auction platform.
This week, weâ€™re heading to New York to look at a selection of new paintings by Wolf Kahn, and then to Maine to check out a group exhibition of artists who blend abstraction with Realist tendencies to depict nature. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the groundbreaking 1913 Armory Show, artnet Auctions is taking a look back at the bold Modern artists and their defining innovations that pushed boundaries, propelled taste, and influenced the position of the art world as we know it today.
In Season 2, Episode 1, Jim’s new client seeks to purchase an Andy Warhol portrait that he has in his inventory.
Read part four of director of global strategy Thomas Galbraith's TEFAF presentation about top performing artists.
This week we’re checking out photographic projects in exhibitions happening in London and Madrid. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In the last episode of Season 1, Jim and Dru head to Florida for the Palm Beach Art Fair, where the gallery’s booth was not as successful as they had hoped. Jim tries to save money by having Dru stay with his family. When they return from the fair, Dru discovers that Jim Kempner Fine Art received a gallery review in a newspaper.
After the astronomical success of the Contemporary auctions last November, it seemed unlikely for May Contemporary sales to meet the benchmark set six months ago. However, expectations have been redefined. Christie’s Post War and Contemporary sales fetched US$640 million in a single week, setting a new auction record for value sold at auction for any collecting category.
Photography is the driving force behind this week’s look into exhibitions happening around the world. Artists Hannah Collins, Halim Al-Karim, and Arezu explore concepts of freedom and nature through a medium that allows for infinite play and possibility. Whether blurred or brought into focused detail, these somber scenes show us photography’s power to communicate through each exposure.
Zao Wou-Ki (Chinese/French, 1921–2013) was one of the most important Contemporary Chinese painters of the last century. Admittedly embracing the essence of nature in his oeuvre, Zao is famous for his “abstracted landscape” paintings and prints, which conflate traditional Chinese landscapes with Western abstraction in a singular and profound manner.
The highly anticipated inaugural edition of Art Basel Hong Kong will take place from May 23 to 26, 2013, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Learn more about the fair and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
In Season 1, Episode 11, business is slow so Jim attempts to get on The Celebrity Apprentice.
An interview with Caitlin Freeman, pastry chef and author of Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art
Harold Edgerton revolutionized motion photography in 1931 by combining the camera with the stroboscope, capturing motion as a single image, or in multiples of up to 600 per second. His photographs extend the capabilities of the human eye to microsecond vision, revealing aspects of reality never before seen or even imagined.
In Season 1, Episode 10, Jim and Dru try to figure out why it's so slow in the gallery. Could Glenn Dranoff of Dranoff Fine Art have something to do with it? Later that day, Jim tries to alleviate his new assistant's anxiety. Complications arise when Jim asks her to type up a letter.
This week weâ€™re checking out two exciting new solo exhibitions in New York by Susan Weil and Marcos Bontempo. Browse more openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Zhao Yong, chairman of the board of Hosane Auction Co., Ltd., discusses the auction houseâ€™s specialties, highest selling lots, and plans for the future.
How do you see it? This week weâ€™re looking at two exhibitions by artists who ask their viewers to interpret their works. At Jill Newhouse in New York, Gerard MossĂ© paints interactive forms in his works on paper, and at JoAnne Artman Gallery in Laguna Beach, Anja Van Herle and Alberto Murillo seek to combat the idea of disassociation through translation. Browse our list of openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Frieze New York will celebrate its second year on Randallâ€™s Island from May 10 to 13. Learn more about the fairâ€™s programming, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
Whether youâ€™re interested in photography, painting, or sculpture, or performance, installation, or video art, visit PULSE New York 2013, one of the leading US art fairs dedicated solely to Contemporary Art!
In Season 1, Episode 9, Jim prepares for his meeting with a wealthy Wall Street client, who is interested in purchasing a Cy Twombly (American, 1928–2011).
Chilean painter Roberto Matta was a key figure of Modern Art in Latin America. Through his surrealistic and experimental style, the artist acted as a revolutionary in how he expressed both political and social themes throughout his works.
From the east to the west coast, this week we're viewing works of abstraction by Nicolas de Staël at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York, NY, and Chad Buck at Brian Gross Fine Art in San Francisco, CA. Browse openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 1, Episode 8 of The Madness of Art, Jim hires a new assistant to help him with his everyday tasks. During her first week at the gallery, Jim becomes aware of her shortcomings and questions the truth behind her resume.
Over the past few years, increasingly high prices and returns at auction have been achieved by female artists, moving many of these artists into the spotlight as “top artists” and away from the confines of the “top female artists” list. Break down the success of female artists using artnet Analytics.
Alvaro Perez Miranda, director at Dillon Gallery, discusses the mission of the gallery and elements of the Contemporary Art market.
In anticipation of Gallery Weekend Berlin, which will take place from April 26 to 28, 2013, this week we're checking out gallery openings happening across Germany. Browse openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
In Season 1, Episode 7 of The Madness of Art, Jim comes across Bernar Venet’s studio while wandering in Chelsea.
Read part three of director of global strategy Thomas Galbraith’s TEFAF presentation about top performing artists. Learn more about the markets for specific artists, and how these markets can be manipulated.
Spring has finally sprung, and to celebrate our rejuvenated spirits, this week we’re viewing solo exhibitions by artists who create colorful, energetic works of art. Â Biff Elrod presents a series of paintings at Donna Leatherman LLC, and Yael Kanarek unveils new mixed media works at bitforms gallery.
The 47th edition of Art Cologne will run from April 19 to 22, 2013. Learn more about the fair!
In Season 1, Episode 6, when the 13 year old son of a potential client challenges Jim to explain the meaning and importance of Post-Modern Art, he learns a lesson about the value of art instead.
This week we’re exploring solo exhibitions by painter Miwa Ogasawara, at SCAI The Bathhouse/ Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc. in Tokyo, and photographer Joshua Lutz, at ClampArt in Chelsea, NY. Through uniquely personal studies, the artists’ works explore ideas of the self in a greater world.
Read part two of director of global strategy Thomas Galbraith’s TEFAF presentation about top performing artists. Learn more about artnet Analytics methodology.
In Season 1, Episode 5 of The Madness of Art, the gallery is abuzz with excitement in advance of famed avant-garde artist and peace activist Yoko Ono’s (Japanese, b.1933) opening at Jim Kempner Fine Art.
Zona Maco runs from April 10 to 14 at Mexico City’s Centro de Exposiciones Banamex. Learn more about the fair, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
Heather Russell sits down with Chinese Contemporary artist Zhang Xiaogang at Pace Print Studio to discuss his new exhibition at Pace Gallery.
This week we’re exploring Video Art gallery openings taking place around the world. Maureen Paley in London is screening Morgan Fisher’s film ( ), while in New York, Leila Heller Gallery and Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art join forces in tribute to recently deceased Iranian artist Farideh Lashai.
In Season 1, Episode 4 of The Madness of Art, Jim looks for a replacement for “Miss Oops,” the gallery’s ex-assistant.
Survey solo exhibitions by Minimalist artist Tedd Stamm at Marianne Boesky Gallery and Pop artist Idelle Weber at Hollis Taggart Galleries. Browse openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Read part one of director of global strategy Thomas Galbraith’s TEFAF presentation about top performing artists.
Now in its last few days, TEFAF Maastricht has lived up to its name as the leading European Fine Art Fair. Learn more about this year’s highlights, and browse our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
Watch our short videos from the 25th edition of the European Fine Art Fair, TEFAF Maastricht. Get a feel of the art buzz and the artworks exhibited at the fair in less than 30 seconds.
Brighten up your week with some color! In New York, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe and Kim Foster Gallery are presenting photographs, paintings, and sculptures with a pop of color. Browse openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Gracie Mansion recalls the vibrant East Village art scene of the 1980s, and how her gallery was at the heart of it all.
In Season 1, Episode 2 of Jim Kempner’s video series, The Madness of Art, the art dealer helps a client find a fresh and original wedding gift.
artnet Analytics compares Hiroshi Sugimoto’s overall market to that of his Seascapes photographs.
artnet Analytics presents a series index for Andy Warhol's iconic Brillo Box sculptures.
This week we’re celebrating female artists who have made a mark on their craft. At Robert Mann Gallery in New York, a series of works by photographer Margaret Watkins are on display, and at JanKossen Contemporary in Basel, Switzerland, there’s an exhibition of paintings and prints by Mami Yamanta and Mari Ito.
In Season 1 Episode 1 of Jim Kempner’s hysterical video series, The Madness of Art, artist Tony Fitzpatrick drops by and tries to explain the old adage "time is money.” Check back every Tuesday for a new episode of The Madness of Art!
Most narratives of Chinese Contemporary Art start from the end of the Cultural Revolution. Around 1979, Chinese artists were suddenly exposed to western art history, which led to a rapid turnover of artistic styles. Different art historians have different opinions about what happened next.
artnet Analytics presents the Top 10 American artists of 2012
Deloitte’s 6th annual Art & Finance Conference will take place on Friday, March 15, 2013, alongside TEFAF Maastricht, one of the world’s leading art and antiques fairs. Learn more about Deloitte Luxembourg, and the program of panels, speeches, and events at this year’s conference.
This week we’re taking a closer look at solo exhibitions presented at Timothy Taylor Gallery in London, UK, and Chambers Fine Art in New York, NY. Browse openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!
Armory Arts Week has become an international destination for artists, collectors, dealers, and institutions. This year marks the centennial of the Armory Show, the 13th year of the Breeder Program for VOLTA NY, and the 25th anniversary of The Art Show.
Art13 London is the first art fair to launch in London in a decade. Learn more about this fair, and check out our list of participating artnet Galleries members.
Check out gallery openings happening today in New York, NY. Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery presents mixed media works by Korean artist Airan Kang, and Edward Tyler Nahem and Salon 94 Freemanâ€™s collaborate to show two separate solo exhibitions by Iona Rozeal Brown.
In 2003, A big family series from Zhang Xiaogang’s Bloodlines series sold at Christie’s Hong Kong for US$76,000. In 2011, this work sold again for US$7.3 million. How does one work consistently perform so well at auction, and to what can we attribute this success? Break down the success of Bloodlines using artnet Indices.
An in depth look at Poleschi Casa d’Aste, one of Milan’s leading auction houses for Modern and Contemporary Art.
artnet Analytics takes an in-depth look at the art market for Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Art Wynwood takes place this weekend in Miami. Browse artnet Galleries members exhibiting in the fair, which will highlight Street Art, murals, Pop Surrealism, and more.
Check out gallery openings happening in your city and throughout the ! In Chelsea, NY, Tracy Williams Ltd. and Nancy Margolis Gallery will present group exhibitions based on imagination, color, and whimsy.
David Breuer-Weil explores the themes of place, time, and cause in Project 4, the latest edition of his Project series.
ARCOmadrid is coming to Feria de Madrid in Spain’s capital from to .
Check out gallery openings happening in your city today! Galerie Richard in Chelsea, NY, will be hosting a solo exhibition by Japanese artist Takesada Matsutani.
2012 saw continued recovery from the contraction of the market in 2009. Using data from the artnet Price Database, artnet Analytics has generated the below information reflecting the state of the market in 2012.
Learn more about running a gallery in New York, and how market trends and viewer experience play a part on the art business.
Learn more about the inspiring world of Outsider Art and one of its most celebrated artists, Purvis Young.
A brief history of French comic books, and their current popularity at auction houses in France and Belgium.