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Art & Art Market

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BRAFA in the Galleries: An International Fair

The Belgian government’s anti-Covid restrictions have not prompted the cancellation of BRAFA. However, the Brussels eclectic fair will take place not in an online viewing room but at participating galleries. Welcoming the invitation they received in late October, the dealers themselves encouraged...

Living with Modern Art: The Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection

On long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum, the Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection encapsulates the enduring legacy of a collector fascinated with the experience of art. According to his recollections, Henry Pearlman became an art collector when he first saw Chaïm Soutine’s...

Mini-Fairs Are Thriving During the Health Crisis

The paralysis affecting big events is encouraging some gallery owners to launch their own projects: a fitting approach fostering a return to the local dimension. Small is beautiful. Faced with the pandemic and government health measures that are forcing one major event after another to throw in the...

Vera Molnar: Between Rigueur and Transgression

For this digital art pioneer "Art is an obsession; that's all I think about," even at age 96 Since 1964, she has lived and worked in a house-studio she designed with her husband François, hidden at the back of a garden behind a building in Paris's 14th arrondissement, not far from...

Fine Arts Paris 2020: "Online Only"

After four years of brisk growth, Fine Arts Paris, like other fairs, went online due to Covid-19. Here is an assessment. According to the organizers of Fine Arts Paris, the results are honorable: 12,000 logins during the 10-day fair, interesting innovations like videos and, for some dealers, a...

With a Digital Miami, Art Basel Achieves Sales

The 2020 international trade fair season is ending on a positive note, achieving a slew of sales with the digital edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, staged from December 2 to 6. The hefty participation fee—$6,500 for exhibitors in the Galleries sector, compared with zero for previous editions of the...

The Oscar Kokoschka Collection: an all-encompassing curiosity

This cosmopolitan artist traveled the world in search of art, as the 300 objects in his collection attest. The foundation illustrates all the painter’s artistic phases—and detours.

Art Market Overview: China in difficulties

The Chinese art market has been hit hard by the health crisis: as indicated by Artprice, auctions in Hong Kong were suspended until July, while on the mainland they only started up again in August.

Artprice: analyzing 20 years of contemporary art

The French database attests to contemporary art’s encroachment on the auction market over two decades.

George E. Ohr: Ceramics Worth Their Weight in Gold

Unappreciated at the time of their creation, George E. Ohr’s “art wares” are now among the most sought-after ceramics on the global market, with their sale prices consistently exceeding estimations and often surpassing Ohr’s own valuation of his pots—the equivalent of their weight in gold.
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