Art In America

Art Advisors Make Major Gift to Whitney and Pompidou

A cache of more than 800 works of art, including pieces by major figures from Jenny Holzer and Jeff Koons to Eija-Liisa Ahtila, has been promised to the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Centre Georges Pompidou, the museums have announced.

Christies Contemporary Sale Sets Nine Artist Records

Financial jitters faded from the picture last night at Christie's Rockefeller Center headquarters as contemporary artworks sold by software mogul Peter Norton helped propel the auction to a $247.6-million tally, with 90 percent of lots finding...

Roving Eye: New York Via Vancouver, Scotland

After weeks of attending fairs, my husband Ethan Wagner and I have returned to New York.  Our first stop was the Miguel Abreu Gallery on the Lower East Side, where the work of Gareth James was on view. The exhibition is the third in a series of...

Roving Eye: Paris Old and New

I went last week to Paris for FIAC, which offered a large congregation of contemporary artworks at the Grand Palais. It was a perfect place for an art fair, beautifully laid out and easy to negotiate. The general consensus in the art world, as I am...

Roving Eye: London on the Run, Through Window Glass

In London for Frieze week, I continue to encounter new models and possible art market alternatives. Right off the plane, our first stop was the so-called Kimberling Gallery, a warehouse in East London where Ryan Gander's "Locked Room Scenario,"...

Roving Eye: Some Thoughts on Art Market Alternatives

Recently, I have been thinking a lot about what keeps me riveted in the art world. It is most certainly not the demand or the startling prices fetched for paintings that "look like art." Nor is it the "get me one of those" approach to collecting....

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