21 November 2017, Julia Halperin questions whether we are in the middle of a cultural boom while reporting on the amount spent on building cultural institutions around the world. The article covers a report that was commissioned on behalf of the Global Cultural Districts Network.
21 November 2017, Nate Freeman looks at the most important works of David Rockefellars estate which Christies will sell in 2018.
20 November 2017, Hili Perlson profiles Fondation Cartier’s survey of Malick Sidibe’s electrifying Mali.
20 November 2017, Nate Freeman reports on Kemang Wa Lehulere winning the Malcom McLaren Award for Performa 17. The Malcolm McLaren Award is awarded to the standout artist in each biennial iteration.
21 November 2017, Colin Gleadell digs a bit deeper into the most recent auction sales in New York. After all the dust has settled from the “Salvator Mundi” sale its clear that there has been an uneven recovery in the market masked by marketing ploys and cross market sales.
16 November 2017, Andrew Russeth looks at Phillips modest but sold Contemporary Evening sale. Although, in pure monetary terms Phillips are well behind Christies and Sotheby’s, they continue to show consistent sale on sale growth.
16 November 2017, Nate Freeman reports on Sotheby’s follow up to Christies historic Post-War and Contemporary evening sale the night before. Sotheby’s totaled $310.2m in their Contemporary evening sale.
16 November 2017, Nate Freeman looks at Christies historic Post-War and Contemporary evening sale where Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” sold for $450.3m, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.
14 November 2017, Nate Freeman dissects Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art evening auction which brought in $269.7m.