Global contemporary art events and news observed from New York City. Suggestion? Email us.
NEWS

Telegraph Notes Trends Towards Art as a Real Estate Tool in New Developments

May 25th, 2017

Park Crescent, via TelegraphThe Telegraph has a piece on recent placements of art in homes and apartments as a way to boost real estate sales, noting many collectors’ practices leasing works to private homes rather than holding them in private collections.  “In the 18th century many great houses were built around the works of art, collected by people taking the grand tour of Europe,” says Andrew Kafkaris of Bruton Street Management.  “We are returning to that situation today, with homes being built or refurbished around art collections.”


Read More »

Mass MoCA Expansion Profiled in WSJ

May 25th, 2017

MassMoca via WSJMass MoCA’s recent expansion is profiled in the WSJ this week, and its goal of becoming a destination museum for New Yorkers.  “Year ’round, our attendance consists of about 40% New Yorkers,” says director Joseph C. Thompson, “and during the summer it’s about 70%.”
Read More »

Deutsch Bank Planning Cultural Hub in Central Berlin

May 24th, 2017

Prinzessinnenpalais, via Art NewspaperDeutsch Bank is embarking on plans for a new cultural hub in Central Berlin, the Art Newspaper reports, located in the Prinzessinnenpalais at 5 Unter den Linden.  The institution already holds one of the largest corporate art collections in the work. “We are working on an exciting program,” says Klaus Winker, a spokesman for Deutsche Bank.
Read More »

REFERENCE LIBRARY

Francis Picabia

Info about the artist coming soon.

If you have any comments or suggestions, please send us an email at: info@artobserved.com