25 November 2021

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NFT Mania: NFT Selected As Collins Dictionary Word Of The Year

Who would have guessed a year ago that NFTs would take the world by storm, creating one of the most overhyped phenomena the art world has ever experienced.

20 November 2021

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Appropriated NFT Ethereum Blockchain Art Leaked Online

Australian artist, Geoffrey Huntley, has launched a website that allows users to torrent an entire blockchain’s worth of NFTs.

18 November 2021

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Parthenon Marbles Will Not Affect UK Greece Partnership – Frida Kahlo Self Portrait Sells For Record-Breaking $34.9m – Mariam Zulfiqar Appointed Director Of Artangel

Parthenon Marbles Will Not Affect UK Greece Partnership – Frida Kahlo Self Portrait Sells For Record-Breaking $34.9m – Mariam Zulfiqar Appointed Director Of Artangel

12 November 2021

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Warhol’s Portrait of Basquiat Tops Christie’s Sale Achieving $40,091,500 

Andy Warhol’s 1982 portrait of his friend, the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat from the collection of Peter Brant, achieved $40,091,500 at Christie’s

8 November 2021

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Harry And Linda Macklowe Headline Sotheby’s Most Caustic Divorce Sale

Harry Macklowe, a billionaire property developer from New York and his ex wife Linda are auctioning their collection.

2 November 2021

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Simone Leigh Quits Hauser & Wirth – Bacon Owl Pope Hits The Auction Block – Art Basel Website Cyber Attack

Simone Leigh Quits Hauser & Wirth – Bacon Owl Pope Hits Auction Block – Art Basel Website Cyber Attack

25 October 2021

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FIAC Paris 47th Edition What The Dealers Had To Say

FIAC, the International Contemporary Art Fair, one of the seminal, global, annual art events, has celebrated  its 47th edition in Paris.

23 October 2021

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Andy Warhol Electric Chair Owned By Alice Cooper Unsold At Auction

The American rock legend Alice Cooper has auctioned a painting by Andy Warhol, ‘Little Electric Chair’ Red (1964).

18 October 2021

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Found: Egyptian Sphinxes A Tiepolo Drawing And Two Newly Discovered Van Goghs

Egyptian Sphinxes A Tiepolo Drawing And Two Newly Discovered Van Gogh’s found in gardens, lofts and cellars.

14 October 2021

Banksy Shred Art Sells For Record £16m At Sotheby’s

A neo-dadaist painting by Banksy, which shredded itself at a Sotheby’s auction has sold for a record £16 million.

7 October 2021

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Warhol Portrait Of Basquiat Auctioned – Botticelli Christ Leads $40m Estimate At Sotheby’s – Christie’s Record Contemporary Achieves Highest Total 

Warhol Portrait Of Basquiat Auctioned – Botticelli Christ Leads $40m Estimate At Sotheby’s – Christie’s Record Contemporary Achieves Highest Total 

6 October 2021

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Frieze Week London 2021 Pull Out Guide – Artlyst

Welcome to this year’s Artlyst Frieze Week 2021 printable pull-out Guide.

4 October 2021

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Pandora Papers Reveal Artworld Money Laundering – Windrush Sculpture Unveiled – LA’s Academy Museum Opens

The Pandora Papers released over the weekend have released over twelve million documents revealing systematic tax-dodging by fourteen firms utilising offshore bank accounts to hide the assets of hundreds of wealthy clients, including over 100 billionaires

27 September 2021

Art Basel 2021 What The Dealers Said

Art Basel 2021 marks a return to the art world as we left off in 2020. The fair brought together 272 premier galleries from 33 countries and territories

23 September 2021

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Frida Kahlo Last Self-Portrait Auctioned – Van Gogh And Frans Hals Theft Trial – Firstsite Selected Art Fund Museum of the Year

Frida Kahlo Last Self-Portrait Auctioned – Van Gogh And Frans Hals: X-Con Goes On Trial – Firstsite Selected Art Fund Museum of the Year

20 September 2021

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Art Basel 2021 Business As Usual Pull Out Guide – Artlyst

Welcome to the Artlyst Art Basel 2021 printable pull out guide. Despite moving this edition from Spring to Autumn and the restrictions brought on by COVID

5 September 2021

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Can Art Basel Take Place Without The Brits and Americans – Banksy Shred-Art Back On Market For £6m – First Art World Led NFT Platform Gets Physical

Can Art Basel Take Place Without The Brits and Americans – Banksy Shred-Art Back On Market For £6m – First Art World Led NFT Platform Gets Physical

13 August 2021

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Bellagio To Sell Eleven Picassos Valued At $100m – Stefan Kalmár Steps Down From London’s ICA- Helsinki Biennial Blends Art With Environment 

Bellagio To Sell Eleven Picassos Valued At $100m – Stefan Kalmár Steps Down From London’s ICA- Helsinki Biennial Blends Art With Environment 

14 July 2021

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Damien Hirst Launches His First NFT Series – Pornhub Art Museum Nudes – Tate Modern Offers Free COVID Vaccines 

Damien Hirst Launches His First NFT Series – Pornhub Classic Art Museum Nudes – Tate Modern Offers Free COVID Vaccines 

8 July 2021

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Da Vinci Drawing Export Freeze – Leonardo Bear Drawing Auctioned – Restituted Van Dyck Painting Sells

Da Vinci Drawing Export Freeze – Leonardo Bear Drawing Auctioned – Restituted Van Dyck Painting Sells At Sothebys

29 June 2021

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Lucian Freud Portrait Of  David Hockney Sells For £14.9m $20.7m At Sotheby’s

A portrait by the English figurative painter Lucian Freud depicting his friend David Hockney has sold for £14.9 million ($20.7 million) with buyer’s premium at London’s Sotheby’s.

16 June 2021

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude  Posthumously Wrap  L’Arc de Triomphe – MacKenzie Scott Gives $2b to Underfunded Cultural Organisations – Robert Indiana Estate Reaches Legal Battle Closure

Christo and Jeanne-Claude  Posthumously Wrap  L’Arc de Triomphe – MacKenzie Scott Gives $2b Cultural Organisations – Robert Indiana Estate Reaches Legal Closure

3 June 2021

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London Launches First Gallery Weekend Initiative 

The inaugural edition of London Gallery Weekend, a new initiative celebrating art galleries in the UK capital, launches Friday, 4 June 2021.

1 June 2021

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Nicola Vassell Opens First Black-Owned Gallery In New York’s Chelsea

Nicola Vassell Opens First Black-Owned Gallery In New York’s Chelsea

23 May 2021

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Lord Hall National Gallery Chairman Resigns Over Diana Interview – 20th Serpentine Pavilion – Art Basel HK What The Galleries Said

 Lord Hall National Gallery Chairman Resigns Over Diana Interview – 20th Serpentine Pavilion – Art Basel HK What The Galleries Said

TEFAF Maastricht Cancels 2021 Art Fair – Rijksmuseum Examines Slavery Past – Robot pAInts Her Way Into Art History 

TEFAF Maastricht Cancels 2021 Art Fair – Rijksmuseum Examines Slavery Past Through Art – Robot pAInts Her Way Into Art History 

13 May 2021

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Picasso Monet Basquiat and Kusama Brighten Up New York Spring Auctions

Results from the major Modern and Contemporary art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Bonhams’ NY has conveyed a message of optimism to the COVID hit art market.

29 April 2021

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Art Movers: Leon Black Departs MoMA – Amy Cappellazzo Quits Sotheby’s – England’s Creative Coast

Art Movers: Leon Black Departs MoMa – Amy Cappellazzo Quits Sotheby’s – England’s Creative Coast

27 April 2021

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€1500 Caravaggio Found In Madrid Auction House – Robert Indiana Estate Cheated By Lawyers – Armory Show Announces 2021 Exhibitor List

€1500 Caravaggio Found In Madrid Auction House – Robert Indiana Estate Cheated By Lawyers – Armory Show Announces 2021 Exhibitor List

27 April 2021

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Jeff Koons Quits Gagosian and Zwirner For Exclusive Pace Gallery Representation

Jeff Koons has left his long term galleries Gagosian and David Zwirner to be exclusively represented by Pace.

22 April 2021

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Nan Goldin Harassed By Sackler PI – Olafur Eliasson Climate Change Initiative – Sotheby’s First Women-Only Artists Sale

Nan Goldin Harassed By Sackler PI – Olafur Eliasson Climate Change Initiative – Sotheby’s First Women- Only Artists Sale

9 April 2021

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Frieze Cancels Prestigious Los Angeles 2021 Art Fair

Just when it looked like the LA art scene was recovering from COVID, Frieze LA has found it necessary to cancel its 2021 event