Day One Frieze LA: Rain! Some things are just out of our control. This was torrential rain sheets of water like you see in the tropics.
I’m what you could call a seasoned Frieze regular. I may have missed the first London fair but I was soon sucked into the great black hole of mega-international art fairs and beamed myself out beyond London to Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach, not to mention the first Frieze in New York. Galleries […]
11 June 2018
Art Basel 2018 which launches 14-17 June offers a Premier line-up of galleries at Art Basel’s 2018 edition in Basel Switzerland.
4 May 2018
Frieze New York is always one of the highlights of the international art calendar.
One name immediately sprang to mind – that of the born Irish, once British, now American painter Sean Scully.
8 December 2017
It’s hard to complain about the big institutional shows on display just now
23 August 2017
Sotheby’s has taken the bold move to scrap buyer’s premium on all of its online-only auctions. The auction house has at the same time announced that it will raise its regular buyer’s premium
Curator and Gallerist Virginie Puertolas-Syn chooses twelve of the best stands at Art Basel 2017. Art Basel is a curated selection of 291 first-rate galleries exhibiting at the fair’s 48th edition in Basel.
2 April 2017
I’ve always liked the Other Art Fair, on in London from now till April 2nd. But I’ve never quite known what to say about it.
Art Basel, which is now in its 48th edition has released an impressive gallery list for the fair in Basel, Switzerland, which takes place from June 15 to June 18, 2017. This year, 291 leading international galleries will present works ranging from the early 20th century to contemporary artists. The Basel show, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will present galleries from 34 countries and six continents.
12 January 2017
Frieze New York has announced the sixth edition of this international art fair held at Randall’s Island Park from May 5–7, 2017. The event brings together more than 190 galleries from 30 countries, showcasing an unparalleled program of ambitious presentations by today’s most significant international artists
Deep in August, gazing at the rather forlorn contemporary art landscape that is standard for this time of year, when major exhibition openings are lacking, I’m left wondering why in fact it seems a good deal more forlorn than I expect. This, despite the fact that the new extension at Tate Modern continues to attract thousands upon thousands of visitors. Also […]
Phillips first Post-Brexit sale of Contemporary art in London was topped by Anselm Kiefer’s late painting For Velimir Khlebnikov; The doctrine of War; Battles, (2004-2010), which sold for £2.4 million ($3.28 million) to a phone bidder. Most other lots realised their lower estimate and 10 lots remained unsold. Including buyers’s premium, the sale realised £10.2 million ($13.93 million),11 sold below […]
Sotheby’s evening sale of Contemporary Art in New York has achieved a staggering $242,194,000 £167,689,576.22 The result included several record prices for artists. “Tonight we achieved exactly what we set out to do: tailor a sale to the market’s current taste. You only had to count the number of hands in the air for works as diverse […]
An international jury will select 120 finalist artists for: 6 cash prizes of € 7.000 each major collective exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice 4 exhibitions in international Art Galleries 2 collaborations with Companies 7 Art Residencies 3 International Festivals the publication of the catalogue ALL THE INFORMATION IN OUR VIDEO >> www.artelagunaprize.com >> WHAT […]
by Stanislav Geissler We can say that is just a 1000 pieces of Broken Glass 1000 g of Plaster 500 g of Resin 500 g of Solder Lead Free 8 Meters of Lead 274 pieces of Cubic Zirconia 289 pieces of Colour Glass H 57 x W 38 x D 28 cm Put together in harmony. The person who will connect […]
Picture credit: Jack Brindley, ‘Original Copy’ installation view, Cactus Gallery, 2015; Photographer Harry Meadley An exhibition examining the usefulness of art and twenty-first century arts centres is to open at Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts. Featuring work from a wide range of UK-based artists RESOURCE is inspired by the 1927 founding manifesto of […]
Show One of the Central Saint Martins Degree Shows has opened at their Kings Cross campus. This consists of Art: BA Fine Art, MA Fine Art, MA Photography, MA Art & Science, MRes: Art – Exhibtion Studies, Mres Art – Moving Image, MRes Art – Theory and Philosophy. Here is a selection of my 10 favourite offerings from […]
Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary art has achieved US $658,532,000 (£419,714,468/ €584,662,254) with sell-through rates of 88% by lot and 94% by value. Bidders from 40 different countries gathered for the sale to compete for top-quality works by the pioneering artists of the era, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Lucian Freud, Cy Twombly, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Franz Kline, and Robert […]
6 July 2014
Reviewer at large Paul Carey- Kent has been out and about in London choosing a selection of exhibitions which defy the obvious and turn up some interesting insight into what actually is happening in the better known galleries as well as some of the nooks and crannies in our great metropolis. Candida Höfer: Villa Borghese […]
Tobias Meyer, the Worldwide Head of the Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s has announced that he is to end his association with the auction house. “Tobias Meyer is an important figure and has been at the central to a number of high profile sales for more than 20 years and we are grateful for all of […]
Barely recovered from Venetian art overload, we arrived in Zurich just in time for Galerie Eva Presenhuber’s dinner for Ugo Rondinone’s show, “Soul.” The Zurich show is a continuation of his stone tribe of humanoid figures, first seen in New York City’s Rockefeller Center and Barbara Gladstone Gallery. A long time artistic hangout, the elegant […]
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3 May 2013
Paul Carey-Kent former Editor at large for Art World Magazine has a look at twelve of the best art exhibitions in London. With Frieze NY, The Venice Biennale and Art Basel just around the corner, London still holds its ground as an international centre for excellence. Georgina Starr: Two Bubbles A […]
The 47th Brighton Festival 2013 launches on 4 May with this year’s Guest Director Michael Rosen presenting an exciting programme. It runs for three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration until 26 May. Michael Rosen is a celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster, and former Children’s Laureate. Over the three-week festival many of his interests and passions will […]
Ben Austin’s NY Armory Week Diary Day 3 We braved the subway at rush hour to head downtown as the snow and wind flurried and swirled around us. SoHo, that retail shopping Mecca, where once upon a time the art world of New York was based before moving over to the cavernous spaces in Chelsea. […]
Art13 London opened its doors to VIPs and the press last night in what suceeded to be the city’s most up to date global contemporary art fair. Art13 has launched this brand new event a week prior to New Yorks Armory Week, making a brave challenge to New York’s March supremacy. The fair is the […]
Sotheby’s, the international auction house have reported their third most successful year ever for global auctions and a new record for Contemporary Art (2012), which totalled $1.25 billion and saw a new record set for the work of any living artist. The company is now preparing for its February Evening Auction of Contemporary Art. The […]
10 November 2012
The air is getting crisper, the days are getting shorter, but it’s not quite winter yet. This weekend I was able to enjoy the remaining sunshine with a stroll through Shoreditch and Hoxton to check out some art. Setting out with a cozy scarf and a hand-drawn map (smart phones and GPS are too complicated […]
The second week in September, from (11 – 16 2012) becomes a new highlight of the European art calendar as the Berlin Art Week provides art with a new face. Berlin Art Week seeks to underscore the importance of the city as a centre for contemporary art with a platform that presents Berlin’s artists, galleries, […]
With money to burn who can compete with this family’s ambition to create the 21st centuries greatest art collection? In the last half century, the Qatari royal family has become a formidable force in the art world. In 2007 they bought Hirst’s Lullaby Spring pill cabinet for almost £9.65m – then the highest price ever […]