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The City and the (Giant, Blue) Cock

LONDON — Katharina Fritsch’s “Hahn/Cock” (2010), the new sculpture placed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, London, was unveiled on July …

Art Market Monitor

Christie’s is holding a sale of 22 works by Contemporary artists to benefit Le Consortium in Dijon during its June 7th Art Contemporain sale in …

Sotheby’s Extends Guarantees to $166 Million Before Sales

Sotheby’s said it entered into auction guarantees totaling $166.4 million, according to a filing, in a move aimed at winning more consignments.<p>The …

New York's creative scene gets a $300 million 'shed' | Architecture | Agenda

The creative industries are to get a further boost in Manhattan with the Culture Shed. It’s to be a five-storey affair housing lots of flexible space …

What happened to the expert curator?

In a world where we can 'curate' our Whole Foods basket, asks <b>Daniel Blight</b>, what cultural currency does curation now hold?<p>It's often said that the British Museum is the oldest national public museum in the world. Founded in the second half of the 18th century, it was a place open to all "studious …

Van Gogh in 3D? A replica could be yours for £22,000

A poster of one of Van Gogh'ssunflowers is one of the traditional adornments to a student bedroom. The rest of us hang our reproductions in the knowledge that even the good ones are far from faithful to the originals – for which the going rate is £24m.<p>But not any more. The Van Gogh museum in …

Guffwatch - Saatchi special

Embracing a variety of media that often has a gritty aesthetic associated with urban street culture, Zhivago Duncans work comments on contemporary …

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Rise of the Art Insta-Collectors: Buying Big Names They Don’t Even Love

A number of years back, I attended a dinner in one of New York City’s legendary apartment buildings, hosted by a now-divorced art-collecting couple. …

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‘Robert Irwin: Scrim Veil — Black Rectangle — Natural Light’ at Whitney Museum of American Art

Scrim veil—Black rectangle—Natural light (1977) by Robert Irwin.<p>Get to the Whitney before Sept. 1, and take the elevator to the fourth floor. Set …

Art in the countryside: why more and more UK creatives are leaving the city

Bedwyr Williams is gazing out of the window when we speak on the phone, out through his Caernarfonshire garden towards the south-west tip of Anglesey. "I can do one thing or the other," says the artist, who represented Wales at this year's Venice Biennale. "I can negotiate having a social life …

Great art like Velázquez is best not left to the experts

Is a "new" Diego Velázquez portrait unveiled this week the real thing? I assume so. Experts have declared that a painting previously attributed to a different artist is worth £3m now it has been given to the great Spanish painter. Who wants to argue with the experts?<p>Yet it's one of those art …

On the Value of Molly Crabapple&#039;s Curious, Critter-Filled Political Painting | Artinfo

"Great American Bubble Machine" / Courtesy the Artist<p>Molly Crabapple is a star, though not an art star in the conventional sense — and I mean that as …