27 November 2017, Molly Schuetz looks at Arthena, a New York based art investment fund looking to democratize the art investment market.
22 November 2017, Alex Greenberger reports on Zanele Muholi being awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. The award recognizes important people in the arts who have contributed to French culture.
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.
13 November 2017, Nate Freeman reports at Christies $479.3 million Impressionist and Modern Art evening sale which kicked off the week of sales in New York.
9 November 2017, Nancy Princenthal takes a looks at the current presentation of the Performa 17 Biennial in New York. This years edition has a strong emphasis on African artists including William Kentridge, Teju Cole, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Kendell Geers, Julie Mehretu, Zanele Muholi, Tracey Rose, Mohau Modisakeng, Wangechi Mutu and Yto Barrada.
7 November 2017, Garreth Van Niekerk reports on a collective of queer South African performance artists who are bringing the South Africa’s LGBTQ+ issues to the fore. The collective are in New York as part of the Performa 17 Biennial and are part of Zanele Muholi’s contribution to the performance festival.
8 November 2017, Broadway World previews Mohau Modisakeng’s performance in New York for the Performa 17 Biennial.
3 November 2017, Janelle Zara and Taylor Dafoe take a look at the first step in launching Art Basel Cities Buenos Aires in November 2018. Scheryn Founder and Director, Herman Steyn, was invited on behalf of Art Basel to participate in the week, culminating in a discussion with local gallerist, Nora Fisch, at the end of the week.
1 November 2017, Andrew Russeth takes a look at the court case involving the Berkshire Museum, Sotheby’s and the sons of Norman Rockwell. The court case is a consequence of the Berkshire Museum wanting to sell works from its collection due to a “precarious financial situation that represents a threat to its continued survival.”