8 December 2017, Nate Freeman takes a look at the artist Martin Kippenberger and how in recent years he has become an auction market darling.
14 December 2017, Alexia Walker looks back at a bumper 2017 for the Global Art Market.
4 December 2017, Robin Scher reports on the announcement of the prize winners of the current edition of the Les Rencontres de Bamako African Biennale of Photography. Athi-Patra Ruga was awarded the Seydou Keita award while other winners included French-born Julien Creuzet, Algerian Fethi Sahraoui, Gabrielle Goliath from South Africa, and Mali-based Moïse Togo.
4 December 2017, Rebecca Anne Proctor chats to Touria El Glaoui, the founder of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. They discuss the launch of the fair in London, its subsequent growth to New York and its most recent expansion to Marrakech in 2018.
1 December 2017, Alex Greenberger looks at Yinka Shonibare’s commissioned “Wind Sculpture” which has been commissioned by the Public Art Fund for the Doris C. Freedman Plaza in Central Park, New York.
30 November 2017, Cristina Ruiz and Anna Brady dig a bit deeper with the recent Leonardo sale in New York. The emergence of a “double-bind” guarantee, a new concept in auctions, is at the heart of what could be a very clever but complicated deal.
29 November 2017, Robin Scher looks at William Kentridge’s performance for Performa 17.
28 November 2017, Noami Rea reports on Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Burkina Faso where he promised to make the restitution of French-owned African heritage a priority over the next five years.
27 November 2017, Clare McAndrew writes an interest piece for Artsy about the “Superstar Economics” within the Art Market. A very interesting article which touches on how small and medium galleries can adapt and survive in the face of mega blue chip galleries.