Sotheby's The Now made $45 million and its Contemporary Evening sale made $269 million as the art market showed more demand that expected.
Through museum shows and Instagram posts, Salman Toor, Doron Langberg, and Jenna Gribbon have emerged as leaders of a movement of Contemporary artists employing figurative painting to further queer representation. One young artist in this movement, Louis Fratino, has generated a strong collector base
The artist uses the power of art historical images to discuss gender in the present. While Mockrin’s practice takes visual elements from European oil painting, her process is highly informed by photography and contemporary images.
If you want to see the power of a global gallery to establish demand and build stronger prices, even for an artist with a twenty-year track record, look no further than Katherine Bernhardt.
This week there are two sales at Phillips in Hong Kong. Like any respectable sale in 2022, the opening lot is by Anna Weyant, and there is plenty of Kerwick and Nava to go around.
Lucy Bull's attention-getting LA gallery shows and art fair appearances result in strong sales on the private market and, now, a big auction debut
Ayako Rokkaku is a self-taught Japanese artist whose market continues to trend upward heading into the 2022 spring auction season. Rokkaku’s colorful paintings, often created with her bare hands in lieu of a brush, have been gaining momentum in Asia since her auction debut in late 2008.
Indiana-born, Brooklyn-based artist Robert Nava has seen steady momentum on the secondary market since his mid-pandemic auction debut in July of 2020. Collectors love his imaginative mixed-media creatures. The fantasy animals first showed up at NADA Miami and at the Dallas Art Fair displayed at Los Angeles’s Night Gallery.
In the midst of a market hungry for contemporary African art, Phillips has partnered with Ghanaian-based art collective Artemartis to present “Birds of a Feather,” on view February 1st through 10th, 2022 at 30 Berkeley Square.
With a gallery show opening in Hong Kong, the Australian’s Instagram-fueled market is taking off.