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Egon Schiele Catalog Goes Online

December 14th, 2018

Egon Schiele, via Art NewspaperThe full Egon Schiele Catalog Raisonné has been digitized, and is now available online for search adn exploration. “Several hundred works have been authenticated since the publication of the last print edition of Egon Schiele: The Complete Works in 1998,” says resarcher Jane Kallir. “So an update was long overdue.”
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Economist Explores Price Guarantees in Auction Market

December 14th, 2018

David Hockney, via EconomistThe Economist has a piece on auction guarantees, and how their use in major auctions has an impact on prices and market perceptions. “If enough leave what they see as a tilted playing field, the auction ends up being a “private sale in public’,” the piece reads.
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Christie’s to Sell Another Hockney this March in London

December 14th, 2018

Hockney, via Art NewsChristie’s is planning to sell another high-profile David Hockney work this month, “Henry Geldzahler and Christopher Scott,” a 1969 piece from the collection of Barney A. Ebsworth next March in London. The work is expected to carry an estimate of £30 million. “David Hockney’s double portraits are undoubtedly some of the finest paintings the artist ever realized,” says Katharine Arnold, Christie’s head of the evening sale of post-war and contemporary art in London.
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Bernardo Paz

Collector’s Birthdate: NAPaz, a Brazilian entrepreneur, is a leading Latin American collector. He is the creator of the Contemporary Art Center inhotim (CACI), a constantly evolving garden and art space located in his native Minas Gerais.

In 2004, he unveiled his “dream,” which incorporated a 300,000 square foot installation that contained his large country home, multiple gardens and 7 galleries. The collection features more than 450 Brazilian artists as well as artists from other nations.

He is a relatively new collector, having bought his first piece of Contemporary Art, a work by the Brazilian Tunga, in 1998. Many of the pieces in his collection, like Cildo Meireles’ “Inmensa” and Tunga’s “True Rouge” are exceptionally large and require considerable exhibition space.

On what intrigues him:

“I am specifically interested in artists who have ideas that go beyond what a usual private or institutional collection can contain.”

Lindemann, Adam. Collecting Contemporary: Los Angeles, Taschen GmbH 2006.