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AO On Site Auction Results: Phillips de Pury Part I Contemporary Art Sale falls short but with records set for artists represented by moderately priced works

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Phillips de Pury, Thursday, February 12th; Satisfactory but not strong.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art evening sale, London, Thursday, February 5, 2009, Richter, Koons and Fontana lead robust results

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Saatchi to open new London site October 9, beginning with Chinese focus

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

AO Auction Results: Phillip’s London Contemporary Art Auctions, June 30

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

AO Preview: Phillip’s London Contemporary Art Auctions, June 29-30

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Hong Kong Art Auction Roundup

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Chinese contemporary outsells western artists at auction this weekend

Monday, October 15th, 2007
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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