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Building the Future: How Fentress Architects Gave Art Basel Miami Beach a Sustainable Home
Article date: Saturday, November 17, 2018

Building the Future: How Fentress Architects Gave Art Basel Miami Beach a Sustainable Home

When Art Basel returns to Miami Beach this winter, the fair will find itself in far different surrounds from last year. After years of talk and years more of work, the renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) is finally reaching completion. Gone at last is the old shell, with its dated 1989 facade; in its place now stands a gleaming glass volume clad in white steel ribs that form a gentle, wave-like undulation.

Glenn Lowry, MoMA Director, Will Continue Through 2025
Article date: Saturday, November 17, 2018

Glenn Lowry, MoMA Director, Will Continue Through 2025

Glenn D. Lowry, the director of the Museum of Modern Art, will remain in his post for another seven years, leading New York’s most significant institution of 20th- and 21st-century art through 2025, the New York Times reports. Mr. Lowry and the MoMA board have agreed to an extension that will make him the longest-serving director since the museum opened in 1929.

Hockney’s Pool Sells for €80 M, a Record for a Living Artist (Pricier Then a New Contemporary Museum in Antwerp)
Article date: Friday, November 16, 2018

Hockney’s Pool Sells for €80 M, a Record for a Living Artist (Pricier Then a New Contemporary Museum in Antwerp)

David Hockney’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), painted in 1972, realises $90.3 million — a world record price for a living artist — as 20th Century season total passes the $1 billion mark

Cerith Wyn Evans wins The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture 2018
Article date: Friday, November 16, 2018

Cerith Wyn Evans wins The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture 2018

The £30,000 prize, which recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age, at any stage in their career, who has made a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture, was presented by The Hepworth Wakefield’s chair, Alice Rawsthorn OBE.

'Fillette aux Fruits et au Damier' by Leonard-Tsuguharu Foujita at Phillips
Article date: Friday, November 16, 2018

'Fillette aux Fruits et au Damier' by Leonard-Tsuguharu Foujita at Phillips

“As a reaction to the violent times, I imagined a few very tender subjects, even very childish, one could say”. Foujita on the occasion of his first exhibition at Paul Pétrides gallery, 24 March – 8 April 1950

The Technics of a Master of Arts
Article date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Technics of a Master of Arts

Renaissance artists turned the canvas into a mirror of reality. To properly portray it they had to overcome the statics of their medium. Leonardo da Vinci relied on mystery, and his worldview naturally filled his paintings with motion.

Auction Records: Artists who Live to See Their Success
Article date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Auction Records: Artists who Live to See Their Success

Does the pervasive image of the impoverished and struggling artist endure in today’s hot contemporary art market? Anyone who has studied or discussed Art History is familiar with the starving artist trope – the idea of the artist who is rejected by his or her contemporaries, only to rise to fame posthumously.

One of The World’s Rarest Chinese Paintings to Lead Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale 2018
Article date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

One of The World’s Rarest Chinese Paintings to Lead Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale 2018

Hong Kong – Christie’s launched one of the world’s rarest Chinese paintings by Su Shi (1037-1101) – the pre-eminent scholar of the Song Dynasty and one of the most important figures in Chinese history.

Edward Hopper’s “Chop Suey” Sold for $91.9 Million at Christie’s Sale of Ebsworth Estate
Article date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Edward Hopper’s “Chop Suey” Sold for $91.9 Million at Christie’s Sale of Ebsworth Estate

New world auction records set for Edward Hopper, Willem de Kooning and many other artists in An American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection Evening Sale, which totals $317.8 million in New York.

‘ARTnews’ and ‘Art in America’ Are Bought by Penske Media, Owner of ‘Rolling Stone’ and ‘Variety’
Article date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

‘ARTnews’ and ‘Art in America’ Are Bought by Penske Media, Owner of ‘Rolling Stone’ and ‘Variety’

In a surprise move finalized in the midst of a heated New York auction week, Penske Media Corporation announced it will acquire Art Media Holdings, LLC, the publishing company that includes ARTnews, Art in America, The Magazine ANTIQUES, and MODERN Magazine. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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