Archive for the ‘fashion’ Category

Pritzker Prize Goes to Swiss Peter Zumthor (NY Times) Young Artists, Caught in the Act (NY Times) Pulling Masterpieces from the Ruins (WSJ) Versailles Fashion is Feted in Lavish Show of Court Costumes (Bloomberg) Gallery Director Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Records (Bloomberg) Downturn Hits Art Investment Funds (The Art Newspaper) South African Market Continues to […]


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 […]


By Lauren Dickinson Maybe this wasn’t the year you made it to St. Barth’s or Aspen for scheduling (aka, financial) reasons, but a weekend in Palm Springs is much closer and still a very fun getaway. All of a sudden there seems to be nothing but cool new hotels opening, like the bohemian Ace (complete […]


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 […]


The YSL sale with totals of $484, 426, 456, is now the greatest single-owner auction in history and second only in all-time high grossing sales to Christie’s multi-owner Impressionist and Modern Art sale in New York in November 2006, which had totals of $491,472,000. Auction records were set, thousands of visitors crowded the Grand Palais […]


  Why University Museums Matter (NY Times) Contemporary Indian Art Gives Fresh Spin to Yale School of Art Gallery (NY Times) Recession-Related Closures Rock Chelsea Galleries (ARTINFO) Party Pics:  Dan Graham at MOCA, BMWs and Beyond (ARTINFO) Crowds Mob Exhibition of Yves Saint Laurent Collection (ARTINFO) Party Pics:  Andrew Berardini at Dan Graham’s Opening at […]


By Emily Waldorf Why not buy a piece of sculptural jewelry designed by a hot LA based contemporary artist that supports a wonderful cause?  Artist Alexandra Grant created a beautiful special edition love necklace for LA><ART to help raise funds for Watts House Project (WHP), an ongoing collaborative artwork led by artist Edgar Arceneaux.  Watts House […]


One of the largest single-owner sales of all time is hitting the auction block on February 23, 24, & 25 at the Grand Palais in Paris.  The Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé is being offered by Christie’s in association with Pierre Bergé Associés (PBA) with a pre-sale estimate of $280-560 million.  The collection was amassed […]


ARTINFO’s Guide to Seeing Art in Washington:  Yes We Can:  See Art in D.C. Artnet’s Inaugural Art Guide for Visitors:  Mr. Obama Goes to Washington NY Times‘ Roberta Smith reviews Washington’s The National Gallery of Art NY Times’ interactive feature:  The White House Reimagined NY Times‘ Kathy Horyn covers Michelle Obama’s Sparkling Inaugural Outfit Dominique […]


Christie’s To Cut Jobs as Crisis Cuts Auction Sales (Bloomberg) Connoisseurs Take Back Control of Art Market (IHT) High-Rated, Bargain Priced Wines (WSJ) Fiction Reading Increases for Adults (NY Times) Museums Make Deep Cuts in Face of Global Financial Crisis (The Art Newspaper) Museums Look Inward for Their Own Bailouts (NY Times) Grand Jury Hears […]