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Art & Art Market

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Brett Gorvy, on Navigating New Realities as Gallerist

We talked to Brett Gorvy, the co-founder of Lévy Gorvy, former Christie’s Chairman, and Instagram sensation, about the changing horizons of today’s art market, the gallery’s forward-thinking approach with pop-ups, artists and new technologies, and his own collecting habits. Starting as an art...

Art Dubai: Fairs Are Starting Up Again

The Emirates are hosting one of the first physical fairs of the year. To comply with health requirements, the organizers have moved the exhibition venue to a larger building: the iconic Gate Building in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). In addition, the event is now longer—six days,...

Between the Primary and Secondary Markets, Galleries Wear Two Hats

This spring, Emmanuel Perrotin will open his ninth space in the heart of Paris’s Golden Triangle focusing on the purchase and resale of works on the secondary market. Contemporary art galleries are increasingly taking on this double role. True to form, and despite the context, Mr. Perrotin thinks...

Frick Madison: Xavier F. Salomon Discusses the Transformation from Mansion to Bauhaus

After three years’ planning, the Frick Collection has just reopened in Marcel Breuer’s Brutalist 945 Madison Avenue, on lease from the Met while the historic East 70th Street mansion undergoes renovation. We talked to chief curator Xavier F. Salomon about this extraordinary marriage of Modernism...

Vincent Van Gogh in Paris: A Turning Point

In March 1886, the Dutch painter arrived in Paris, where he lived for two years. One hundred and thirty-five years later to the month, a key work from this seminal and productive period is back on the market. Scène de rue à Montmartre (Impasse des Deux Frères et le moulin à Poivre) ( Street Scene...

Death of Olivier Dassault, Heir to an Industrial Empire and Impassioned Photographer

Olivier Dassault, who died in a helicopter crash on March 7 at the age of 69, was a French politician, a composer and an accomplished photographer. The son of billionaire Serge Dassault, he divided his time between his duties as a member of parliament, his responsibilities in the Dassault Aviation...

The Rodin Museum and its Bronzes

Like all cultural institutions, the Rodin Museum in Paris is struggling with Covid-19’s repercussions. But the museum has a unique asset enabling it to weather the storm: its status as the rightful owner of Rodin’s works. Not so long ago, everything was looking up. The museum in Rue de Varenne in...

Kupka’s Legendary Brittany

Long hidden away in a Breton collection, this major painting by the Czech artist will soon change hands. A link between two periods, the enigmatic landscape recalls the intense spirituality that guided his search for form. Frantisek Kupka was a leading abstract art pioneer, the precocious inventor...

The Tubogas: The Amazing Tube That Revolutionized Watchmaking

The Tubogas is a flexible metal pipe patented in 1881. In the 1940s, it was discovered by jewelers, who gave it a glittering future. Depending on the times, uses and users, Tubogas changed names almost as often as a snake changes its skin: "skeleton key", "spirotube", "gas pipe", "Serpenti". But it...

Women Painters at the Turn of the 19th Century: A Decisive Step Towards Recognition

After struggling to exist as artists, women painters of the turn of the 19th century have begun to set records. This is not revenge, but well-deserved recognition. We only need to recall the difficulties women artists had in gaining acceptance to the Académie and participating in the Salons of the...
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