Art has always held a mirror to society, questioned its own limits and provoked varying degrees of outrage. This past year, the art world spawned a generous crop of polemical reactions; we take a brief look at some of them...
Brussels attracts artists and galleries from neighbouring countries. Its ideal location between France, the Netherlands, the UK and Germany (Paris can be reached in just over an hour, London, Cologne and Amsterdam in about two hours) is not its only asset ...
Under the humble title “Les Rencontres de la Photographie”, the annual festival of photography in France’s southern town of Arles represents one of the largest events dedicated to photography in Europe.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: William Wegman, "Sometimes it’s the dog who makes the picture" - A work from Pascale Marthine Tayou blown up - Marlène Dumas, The Image as Burden.
Trained at the Beijing Academy for Cinema, AI Weiwei has always believed that the most exciting way to make art is to criticize concrete problems. Militant, dissident and politically active, Ai Wei Wei has become a genuine pioneer on the international art scene.
Fridays are the Best! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. This week the ranking reveals the world’s 10 most popular Still Lifes and recognizes Western modern art as the most valued period.
London’s major Contemporary art sales are looming closer. The three evening sales – for which the auctioneers reserve their most prestigious lots – will be held from June 29 to July 1 at Phillips, Christie’s and Sotheby’s, in that order.
Fridays are the Best! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. With the arrival of the sixth month and the perspective of the summer break for the market, the Top 10 is focussed on the new artists seen at auction.
Over the last decade or so the top end of the art market has enjoyed an almost uninterrupted series of spectacular new records, largely fuelled by a growing population of international millionaires with strong appetites for trophy signatures.
Fridays are the Best! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. Beyond record hammer prices, the leader of information on the Art Market reveals the list of the ten most sold artists in the USD 5,000-15,000 price range.
Germaine Richier generated her first million-dollar auction result a year ago. A pioneer of 20th century sculpture, she has not had as much market impact as artists like Constantin Brancusi, Alberto Giacometti or Louise Bourgeois.