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“People will think he is the original creator of such an important artwork."
Damien Hirst's new show features "recovered" sculptures poised to sell for up to $5 million.
Downtown West Palm Beach is a stone's throw from the tropical island of Palm Beach on the east coast of Florida, close to
David Bowie was not only a rock star and international celebrity, he was also something of a Renaissance man. Bowie was deeply involved in the art world.
"When I was very young, I sold my work just to make a living," but as the artist Arman got older - he died in 2005 at the
Stephen Appleby-Barr, Fenris Lunaire, 2016, Oil on linen, 22 x 16 in. Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery. Group portrait
But the famous artist says he meant it this way 😷
It's not surprising to learn that most mature artists can look back at their birthplace with the realization that specific past childhood influences and geographical elements continue to permanently encourage and impact their current work.
One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.
Lorena Junco de la Vega is an art collector with a purpose. But simply collecting art, she found, was not enough -- particularly in a country with a general lack of infrastructure, education, and international dialogue to support contemporary art.
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence is a philosophical comedy, Monty Python meets Kierkegaard, with the title of Damien Hirst's famous sharkwork, "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living," thrown in for good keeping.
In a piece entitled "Traces of the Holy: The contemporary art work as 'crypto-relic'" (TLS, 4/10/15), Matthew Bown makes
Harif Guzman is a true artist, visionary and a quintessential renaissance man. In the world of fly-by-night artists and stalled upstarts, Mr. Guzman is one of the few artists on the scene today that has actually put in the time and clocked the mileage. He lives and breaths his art.
I'm not sure that anyone really knows exactly when the habit of collecting was initiated, but I suspect that early humankind was at least near the front of the line to claim bragging rights.
In February, the art market was shocked by the news that Marina Picasso, granddaughter of Pablo Picasso and heiress to about 10,000 works by the artist, plans to sell an indefinite number of works to finance and broaden her philanthropy.
This past year has been eventful in New York City retail, from market newcomers to high-tech stores to welcome announcements of what's to come. And of course, my last column of 2014 is the perfect time to discuss my favorite new stores of the year. Let me know what you think!