Popularity of Mirror Works Reflects Current Art Trends at Basel

June 20th, 2013

Anish Kapoor and Doug Aitken at Regen Projects, via the Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal reports on the popularity of mirrored works on sale at the recently-concluded 2013 edition of Art Basel in Switzerland.  Reflective works by Anish Kapoor, Doug Aitken, Virginia Overton and others sold well this year, continuing the recent trends toward glass and mirrored works that seem to be appearing across the contemporary landscape.  When pressed for comment, dealer Eva Scherr noted: “narcissism often plays a role.” 

Read more at The Wall Street Journal