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Sotheby’s Launches Financial Services Division

September 23rd, 2020

Sotheby’s is launching a new financial services division, with Alexander Klabin as Executive Chairman. A statement from Klabin emphasized his role as helping “to accelerate the future of authenticated asset-based finance.” 
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Guggenheim Acquires Maurizio Cattelan’s “Comedian”

September 22nd, 2020

The Guggenheim has received Maurizio Cattelan‘s iconic banana work Comedian, shown last year at Art Basel Miami Beach, as an anonymous gift.  “We are grateful recipients of the gift of ‘Comedian,’ a further demonstration of the artist’s deft connection to the history of modern art,” says museum director, Richard Armstrong. “Beyond which, it offers little stress to our storage.”
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Gerhard Richter Designs Stained Glass Windows for German Abbey

September 22nd, 2020

Gerhard Richter has created a series of impressive stained glass windows for Tholey Abbey in Germany. “Abstract art is not normally my thing,” says Abbot Mauritius Choriol. “But you don’t need to be an art expert to appreciate the qualities of these.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Brice Marden

b. 1938
Lives and works in:

New York, NY

Represented by:

Matthew Marks Gallery

Education includes:

Florida Southern College BA
Boston University of Fine and Applied Arts BFA
Yale MFA, New Haven, CT

Marden, typically considered a Minimalist artist, is often characterized by a preoccupation with rectangular forms and recurring palette.

In the early 1960s, he experimented with works in charcoal and graphite. In 1966, the same year as his first solo exhibition at New York’s Bykert Gallery, he was hired to work as Robert Rauschenberg’s assistant.

His most famous works include recent pieces, like the 2000 series The Propitious Garden of Plane Image, two of which are larger than 24-feet. Less recent, though equally acclaimed, works feature works from the Cold Mountain series which have a notable Japanese-calligraphy influence.

In 1975, New York’s Guggenheim featured a retrospective of his work. He became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1988. In 2000, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from Brown University.

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