Archive for February 2019

Francesco Clemente at the Brant Foundation

The Italian artist Francesco Clemente has been a fixture of the art world since the 1980's. An extensive exhibition of his work at the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT, begins with an emphasis on his prominence in the New York City scene.

5 unusual must-see art cities in the US

If you’re looking for some new cities in the US to visit with a happening art scene, a new survey found that the top ten cities for art might not be the ones we most often associate with art. First some background, though. This survey takes population into consideration to find US cities with a […]

Guggenheim deaccessions work by Zao Wou-Ki

Sotheby’s announced that it will be offering Zao Wou-ki’s 1958 untitled oil painting at its Modern art evening sale on March 31 and set the estimate at ($7.7m-$10m). While that’s certainly no small amount, it is widely being regarded as conservative for the artist and a sign of his shrinking market. Wou-ki, an artist of […]

New York’s Ramiken wins inaugural Gramercy International Prize

Ahead of the 2019 edition of The Armory Show, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, set for March 7th through March 10th, the show announced on January 31st that it had created a new prize called the Gramercy International Prize. Named for the original title and location of The Armory Show, the new annual prize […]

George Michael’s private art collection is going up for auction

Since George Michael’s death in 2016, his strong legacy has long been associated with his groundbreaking musical career. While this will certainly continue to be the case, his legacy in the arts will take equal importance in the next few weeks as his vast art collection is going up for auction in London with Christie’s. […]

Art Stage Singapore in hindsight

When Art Stage Singapore was cancelled on January 16th, a mere week before it was set to run, it shook local and international galleries already in preparation for the fair. Now, nearly a month on, there are still plenty of question marks concerning why fair founder and director Lorenzo Rudolf pulled the plug on the […]

Another side of David Perlov at Paris’ Jewish Museum

As Jean Clair’s fascinating “Sigmund Freud: From Looking to Listening” comes to an end at Paris’ Museum of Jewish Art and History, a modest, more easily overlooked exhibition, on display through March 31, is still well worth the detour. Tucked away in a one-room contemporary-art gallery to the right of the museum’s elegant courtyard Filmmaker, […]