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Friday, 19 December 2014 10:33

Frieze New York Releases 2015 Exhibitor List

Frieze New York returns this year from May 14 to 17 with over 190 galleries hailing from 33 countries — including first-timers Acquavella, Blum & Poe, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Matthew Marks, Pace, and Skarstedt. Also new this year is the “Spotlight” section, first introduced at Frieze Masters, which will be dedicated to solo presentations by 20th century artists. Curated by Adriano Pedrosa of the Museu de Arte de São Paulo, this inaugural “Spotlight” features 16 galleries but only 15 artists, due to solo presentations for Lynn Hershman Leeson at both San Francisco’s Gallery Paule Anglim and Brussels’s Waldburger Wouters.

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Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:40

Art Basel Kicks Off with Impressive Sales

Art Basel, one of the world’s top modern and contemporary art fairs, opened on Tuesday, June 17, with a private preview that saw a number of impressive sales. Described as the “Olympics of the art world,” this year’s show features approximately 300 galleries from across the globe exhibiting the work of more than 4,000 artists, ranging from Modern masters to emerging contemporary artists.  

Welcoming an elite group of collectors, the opening night preview proved that the market for modern and contemporary art shows no signs of slowing down. Andy Warhol’s “Self-Portrait (Fright Wig)” (1986), which was being offered by London’s Skarstedt Gallery and carried an asking price of $32 million, was the most expensive work sold during the fair’s opening day. The silkscreen was snapped up by an American collector during the first 15 minutes of the event.

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