What the Art Market has to say about Victor VASARELY (1906-1997)

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Flash News: Frieze / London – Carlos Cruz Diez / Paris – Philippe Parreno / Tate Modern – Art.Fair Cologne 2016 – Johan Creten / Crac / Sète [07 Oct 2016]

Get ready for Frieze London! The first big art event of the autumn, Frieze London opens from 6th to 9th October 2016. This London fine art fair is continuously expanding. Building on its success in the contemporary art market, Frieze London has now been divided in two, with Frieze Masters, a space dedicated to the […]

Flash News: Contemporary Art – London – Victor Vasarely – “Defense de mourir” – Centre Pompidou [24 Jun 2016]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news:Major Contemporary Art sales in London next week… Triple celebrations for Victor VASARELY’s 110th anniversary. “Defense de mourir” at the Centre Pompidou.

Op-art [12 Apr 2013]

Friday is tops! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you the bid ranking for each category. This week: the ten highest bids for Op Art works in 2012.

Art Paris Art Fair – 29 March / 1 April 2012 [27 Mar 2012]

The first rendez-vous of the Parisian art calendar in 2012 is Art Paris Art Fair which will open its doors to the public on March 29 with a number refreshing new features. Nearly 48,000 visitors are expected during the 4-day event.

The dynamism of kinetic art [19 Apr 2010]

Kinetic art goes back a long way. Its origins – from a multitude of groups and movements – go back to the 1910s and 1920s, an era highly impregnated by the cult of progress and the myth of the machine. Europe, the United States and Latin America were the main cradles for the development of an abstract language that eschewed static art and sought to emulate or trigger movement, whether real or virtual.

La Force de l’Art at the Grand Palais [03 May 2006]

“La Force de l’Art” opens to the public from 9 May to 25 June, bringing together fifteen exhibitions for the first of a new triennial series of shows intended to restore France to the forefront of the international art scene.

OP ART – The optical illusionists are back [02 Apr 2006]

Op Artists exploit the way the retina works to induce a series of apparent metamorphoses on the flat unchanging surface of their pictures. They ensnare our vision with optical illusions, playing with the phenomenon of retinal afterimages and with the changing position of the viewer in front of the painting.

Art market latest trends: resale lots [21 Nov 2004]

Following the latest New York sales, the Artprice Global Index of fine art, which uses repeated sales method, is up 18.2% on the year-ago period. USD 100 invested in an artwork ten years ago would now be worth an average of USD 153.Many art collectors are generating even higher returns through judicious deals at auction, making the most of the market’s current enthusiasm. To give an idea of some of the particularly lucrative transactions recently carried out, Artprice presents the following list of works that have come under the hammer at least twice:

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