Archive for the ‘Asian Art’ Category

New Yorker Cover Art, Painted with an iPhone (NY Times) Art Review:  If Paintings Had Voices, Francis Bacon’s Would Shriek (NY Times) Peter M. Brant Displays A Taste For the Moderns in Greenwich (NY Times) At Paris’ Pompidou Center, the year of the Women (LA Times) Hirst’s Pills, Twombly Squiggles Boost $67 Million New Museum […]


Keeping Art, and Climate, Controlled (NY Times) I Dream the Clothing Electric:  Nick Cave’s Soundsuits (NY Times) Valentino Finds Passion in Fashion:  Review ‘The Last Emperor’ Film (WSJ) London Sales Feature Prints (WSJ) UBS Stops ‘Art Banking’ for Rich Clients (Forbes.com) Getty’s $100,000 tab for Chinese Photos Signals Bargain Time (Bloomberg) Baroque Bling Glistens in Ornate […]


Architecture Review:  Reinventing America’s Cities:  The Time is Now (NY Times) Picasso Biographer John Richardson Discusses Picasso Show at Gagosian (NY Times) Roberta Smith Reviews James Castle Shows in New York (NY Times) Cuba’s Alternative Art Scene (WSJ) The Strange Tale of a Chinese Emperor’s French Prints (IHT) Getty Museum Ads Try Hip Humor to […]


Optimism and Jitters at Maastricht (NY Times) A Wounded Museum Feels a Jolt of Progress:  Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (NY Times) Asian Arts, From Robes to Porcelains, Have Their Annual Jamboree at Asia Week (NY Times) Getty Gives in to Recession (ARTINFO) Late Frank Lloyd Wright House Up For Sale (ARTINFO) Armory Show 2009 Roundup […]


Pulling Art Sales Out of Thinning Air:  Gagosian Gallery (NY Times) Art of the Computer Generation at the New Museum (NY Times) Beyond the Armory:  Volta, Pulse, and Scope Slideshow (NY Times) L.A.’s Artistic Iconoclasts:  “Nine Lives” at the Hammer (LA Times) Strong Suit:  Armor in the Art Market (WSJ) Optimism Ahead of Maastricht Fair […]


By Emily Waldorf The first night of the historic three-day Yves Saint Laurent sale already made $264 million, making it the most successful single owner sale in history.  According to Bloomberg, “Dealers said collectors were attracted by the quality of the objects gathered together and were choosing to ignore concerns about falling demand at international […]


Exclusive to Damien Hirst’s new retail store, “All You Need Is Love,” 2007, ed. of 50, $12,000.  Could the timing for a new commercial art space be any worse? NY Times:  Art in Two Germanys Often Spoke the Same Tongue NY Times:  The Boom is Over.  Long Live The Art! NY Times:  Edvard Munch:  So […]