4 November 2016, Brian Boucher discusses how Instagram’s shoppable tags can transform the art market. It’s hard to see online sales replacing the conventional bricks and mortar gallery model but it does show that people are looking at viable alternatives as rent and other associated costs consistently increase.
4 November 2016, Scott Reyburn looks at how auction houses and other art businesses are diversifying their offerings to combat the tough art market climate.
1 November 2016, The South African Pavilion has announced that Candice Breitz and Mohau Modisakeng will represent South Africa at the 57th Venice Biennale, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017 in Venice, Italy.
1 November 2016, Roslyn Sulcas looks at Kemang Wa Lehulere’s first American museum show, “In All My Wildest Dreams,” at The Art Institute of Chicago. The exhibition runs until the 16th of January 2017.
28 October 2016, Alice McCool looks at David Bowie’s passion for contemporary African art which will be on display before his 350 piece collection is sold at Sotheby’s.
9 October 2016, Vernon Silver and James Tarmy unpack the extraordinary price appreciation of Christopher Wool’s Apocalypse Now painting in this Bloomberg article.
8 October 2016, The most recent edition of the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair takes centre stage in this Noami Rea article. Rea looks at the growth of the fair which is now in its fourth edition.