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Critic’s Notebook: Stop Hating Jeff Koons

Why “Rabbit,” the perfect art for the roaring mid-80s, continues to speak to us.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Jeff, Koons


XX Marks the Spot: KAWS Goes Global

The artist known as KAWS is famous for his commercial collaborations. Now his paintings are fetching ever-higher auction prices.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn (NYC, Christian Dior SA, KAWS (1974-


Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ Sets Auction Record for Most Expensive Work by Living Artist

A shiny and enigmatic steel sculpture sold for $91.1 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, edging past David Hockney.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Jeff, Koons, Hockney, Newhouse, S I Jr


Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ Sets Auction Record for Most Expensive Work by Living Artist

A shiny and enigmatic steel sculpture sold for $91.1 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, edging past David Hockney.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Jeff, Koons, Hockney, Newhouse, S I Jr


Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ Smashes Record for Work by a Living Artist

A shiny and enigmatic steel sculpture sold for $91.1 million at Christie’s Wednesday.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Jeff, Koons, Hockney, Newhouse, S I Jr


A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work

A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house.
Tags: Art, New York, News, Auctions, Claude, Sotheby's, Monet, Sotheby


Spring Art Sales: Yawns or Records?

Trophy names and a few surprises: For the first time, all three auction houses will include works by KAWS.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Jeff, Koons, Basquiat, Jean-Michel, Phillips Auctioneers LLC


Move Over, Richard Prince. Here Comes Bootleg Art From ‘Christy’s.’

An artist knocks off Christie’s Post War and Contemporary evening sale — Koons, Warhol, Thiebaud — and gets a thumbs up from the real auction house.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Warhol, Christie's, Ny, Richard Prince, Andy, Robert, Christie, Eric, Christy, Rauschenberg, Copyrights and Copyright Violations, Doeringer, East Williamsburg (Brooklyn


How to Move a Masterpiece? If It’s This Big, Very Carefully

A gigantic painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau makes the trek from Paris to New York.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Auctions, Paris, Sotheby's, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Frieze art fair, Paris (France, La Jeunesse de Bacchus


Jeff Koons stainless steel rabbit for sale

This would have been a perfect inclusion in someone's (oversized) Easter basket. The Jeff Koons stainless steel "Rabbit" (41" x 19" x 12", 1986) will be on the auction block at Christie's on May 15 during their Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The current owner purchased it from the Gagosian Gallery in 1992. It is expected to sell for between $50 million and $70 million. According to Christie's, "this work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist's proof and is accompa...
Tags: Art, Post, News, Los Angeles, Auctions, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Koons, Balloon Animals, Contemporary Pop, Inflatable Flower and Bunny Tall White Pink Bunny


Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Farewell to two cultural pioneers, debunking myths about women's bodies, our co-founder at SXSW and more Four New Statues of Women for NYC While NYC is scattered with statues of notable men, there are very few of women—just five, in fact. She Built NYC is commissioning four new statues of historical and influential women: Billie Holiday, Dr Helen Rodríguez Trías, Elizabeth Jennings Graham and Katherine …
Tags: Art, Books, Games, Gender, Space, Spacex, Design, Interviews, NYC, La, Nasa, Auctions, Board Games, Icon, Sxsw, Linkaboutit


Are These Paintings Really by Hitler? German Authorities Are Investigating

Prosecutors are tamping down on auctions of works apparently by the dictator, not because of moral questions, but because many of them are fake.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Hitler, Forgery, Adolf, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Nuremberg (Germany


Rembrandt in the Blood: An Obsessive Aristocrat, Rediscovered Paintings and an Art-World Feud

No one had spotted a new painting by the Dutch master for four decades — until the scion of a storied Amsterdam family found two.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Christie's, Rembrandt, Sotheby's, Collectors and Collections, Rembrandt Harmenszoon, van Rijn


Highlights From Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Tasting + Auction

187 lots of the region's finest sell to benefit the non-profit Napa Valley Vintners For the 23rd time, a weekend in February saw key players in the wine world descend upon St Helena, California for an auction of epic proportions: Premiere Napa Valley (PNV). Hundreds gathered within the stony walls of The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone to taste 187 lots and take a …
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Auctions, Napa, Food + Drink, St Helena California, Greystone, Culinary Institute of America, Silver Oak, Wines, Napa Valley Vintners, California Wines, Red Wines, Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Tasting Auction, Premiere Napa Valley PNV


The Surprising Tale of One of Frank Stella’s Black Paintings

At 82, this titan of Modernism is talking about the past, taking stock and putting some of his works and part of his collection up for auction.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Museum of Modern Art, Joan, Stella, Frank, Helen, Frank Stella, Miró, Willem, De Kooning, Frankenthaler


Previewing Laguna Art Museum’s 2019 California Cool Auction

Proceeds from the sales of over 100 works will benefit furthering the institution At the Laguna Art Museum‘s 2019 benefit auction, California Cool, works from over 100 Californian artists are available for purchase, and every sale results in raises funds for many of the museum’s ongoing initiatives—the collection and preservation of California art, their calendar of exhibitions and art education included. With an online auction and a …
Tags: Design, California, Culture, Auctions, Art Education, Art Auctions, Artsy, Laguna Art Museum, Californian Art, California Cool Auction


How Swizz Beatz Bridged the Worlds of Hip-Hop and Contemporary Art

While amassing his own collection, the music producer became a crucial connector, and an important advocate for artists of color.
Tags: Art, Beyonce, News, Auctions, Wiley, Keys, Marshall, Sean, Lawson, Dean, Combs, Swizz Beatz, Knowles, ALICIA, Kerry James, Deana


Going, Going, Gone: Explaining Auction Houses’ Executive Exodus

It’s been a memorable year in the art world, not for what happened, but for who left.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Francis, Sotheby's, Guillaume, Loic, Appointments and Executive Changes, Cerutti, Gouzer, Outred


Why Painting Isn’t as Elitist as You Might Think

It keeps the top end of the art market bubbling. But it’s easier for anyone with an internet connection to engage with a painting than a performance or a piece of video art.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Auctions, Turner prize, Charlotte, Kahn, Jeff, Koons, Nathaniel, Collectors and Collections, Prodger


How Old Master Sales Are Like the Tortoise and the Hare

Auction houses are still getting high prices for works from the historic canon, but demand isn’t what it once was.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Anthony, Van Dyck, Hals, Frans, Rembrandt Harmenszoon, van Rijn


The Best Art of 2018

The art critics of The New York Times tell you what rocked their worlds this year: notable art events, works in museums and galleries, emerging artists and how they found beauty in unexpected places.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Alabama, Museum, Museums, Auctions, Sculpture, New York Times, Columbia University, Banksy, Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Levine, Leonard, Zoe


An Awkward Moment for the Russian Art Market

Sales have slowed in the face of new political realities, including Western sanctions on Moscow. But wealthy buyers continue to create surprises.
Tags: Art, News, Russia, Auctions, Moscow, Christie's, Sotheby's, Collectors and Collections, Embargoes and Sanctions, Bonhams 1793 Ltd, London (England


A Long Time Ago in Drawings Far Far Away …

See the early looks for Han Solo, Chewbacca, Darth Vader and other “Star Wars” favorites, from the Oscar-winning John Mollo’s sketchbooks.
Tags: Art, Costumes, Movies, News, Auctions, Lucas, George, John Mollo, Bonhams 1793 Ltd, Star Wars (Movie, Mollo, John (1931-2017


The Machine That Drives the Auction World

A blockbuster week of sales backed by third-party guarantees reassures the art world that the market is humming, if not booming.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Collectors and Collections, Phillips Auctioneers LLC, Guarantees and Warranties


The (RED) All-Diamond Ring by Jony Ive + Marc Newson

With somewhere between 2000 and 3000 facets, a ring designed by Apple‘s Jony Ive and acclaimed industrial designer Marc Newson will be laser-cut from one single diamond. The stone will be produced (from certified carbon neutral material, using proprietary tech) by San Francisco-based Diamond Foundry and the ring will be custom-made for the winner of the (RED) charity auction at this year’s Design Miami fair. Sotheby’s estimates it will …
Tags: Apple, Jewelry, Design, San Francisco, Diamonds, Auctions, Red, Miami, Jony Ive, Linkaboutit, Sothebys, Rings, Sotheby, Marc Newson, Diamond Foundry, Design Miami


Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe Fetches $250,000

The price paid for the award is said to be one of the highest ever paid in history for a Golden Globe at auction.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Marilyn Monroe, Golden Globe, Monroe, Marilyn, Hollywood Foreign Press Assn, Golden Globes (Awards


David Hockney Painting Sells for $90 Million, Smashing Record for Living Artist

The trend toward broadening tastes at auction picked up steam at Christie’s with the Hockney and new highs for works by two African-American artists.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Christie's, David Hockney, Jack, Taylor, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Christie, Henry, Lawrence, Dana, Jacob, Schutz, Hockney


$90 Million David Hockney Painting Smashes Record for a Living Artist

The trend toward a major broadening of tastes among buyers of high-end art picked up steam at Christie’s Thursday night.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Christie's, David Hockney, Jack, Taylor, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Christie, Henry, Lawrence, Dana, Jacob, Schutz, Hockney


Hopper Painting Sells for Record $91.9 Million at Christie’s

In three auctions, there were some formidable prices, though eyebrows were raised at a number of intimidating estimates. And there were failures.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Edward, Hopper, Christie, Prices (Fares, Collectors and Collections, Fees and Rates, Ebsworth, Barney A


In Search of the Real Thing: China’s Quest to Buy Back Its Lost Heritage

Chinese collectors flock to London to buy items from their country’s Imperial past, attracted by pieces with ownership histories that guarantee authenticity.
Tags: Art, London, News, China, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Imperial, London (England



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