Ciku KimeriaApril 3, 2020 Ten days ago, the British government issued a directive stopping all gatherings of more than two people in public in order to slow the spread of coronavirus that currently stands at 34,000 infections and 3,000 deaths in the country. Sotheby’s, the storied auction house in London had scheduled its latest Modern & Contemporary African Art…

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By Sissi Cao • 05/21/19 7:00am Earlier this month, a dazzling sculpture of the “Rabbit” by Jeff Koons was sold for $91 million at a Christie’s auction, creating a new world record for the most expensive work by a living artist ever sold. At the same auction, a painting entitled Buffalo II by Robert Rauschenberg fetched $88 million, and a terrifying “Spider” sculpture…

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Наталья Володина  16 сентября 2016   До конца октября в Центре фотографии имени братьев Люмьер в Москве проходит выставка работ Джока Стёрджеса, чьи снимки обнаженных девушек в 90-х привлекли внимание ФБР и протестантских общин. Фотограф рассказал Bird In Flight, чему его научил феминизм, зачем ему крупноформатная камера и какую роль религиозные общины играют в жизни Америки. Джок Стёрджес 69 лет Американский…

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Brought to you by  Given the age and status of the UK’s longest-standing auction houses, it’s unsurprising that breaking into the world of bidding, buying and selling can seem intimidating. Tom Best was still at university when he approached Christie’s to enquire about attending his first sale. Unsure of the protocol, he even asked whether he…

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Despite pre-Brexit jitters and the decline of some fairs, auctioneers still had plenty to celebrate December 27 2019 Markets typically hate uncertainty, and the art market’s recent record has shown just how much. In 2019, at the end of a nervous decade, it trod water, as geopolitical jitters held back would-be sellers. Prime works still…

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12 February 2020 «Interest in the issue of tokenized securities is increasing» Dorothea Rohlfing has headed the Regulatory Laboratory / Financial Innovation group in the management team of the Financial Market Authority (FMA) Liechtenstein since June 2018. The regulatory laboratory is the FMA’s internal team of experts for new financial technologies. The team’s tasks include exchanging information…

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Before you learn how to invest in art, you need to understand the opportunities presented by art to discerning investors. Andy Warhol famously said that making money is art. While this statement is profoundly true, the opposite is also exceedingly relevant these days. Art makes for an aesthetically pleasing and beautiful investment strategy. According to…

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More and more investors are looking at the art market (and other collectables) as an alternative to traditional investment assets. During the last decade, the art market has been facing an increasing demand of renovation by the new generations of collectors. Compared to other markets, and in particular the financial market, the art system nowadays shows…

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The contemporary Art market report 2019 (Artprice). GENERAL SYNOPSIS Driven by growing demand, the total volume of auction turnover generated by the Contemporary Art auction segment worldwide has doubled over the past decade with the recent figures showing strong sales right across the segment’s price spectrum.  Key figures The figures for the 12-month period reveal…

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