Barbara Kruger’s Market Is Hot—and More Art News –

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines MUSEUMS UP NORTH. Huguette Vachonthe widow of the painter Jean-Paul Riopellewho died in 2002, has proposed opening a museum devoted to his art on the Isle-aux-Grues in Quebec, the Art Newspaper reports. The 3,000-square-foot Musée-Atelier Riopelle, … Read more

Singapore’s Art Market Heats Up as an Alternative to Hong Kong –

One fifth the size of Rhode Island, Singapore is an island city-state, off the peninsula of Malaysia, in the middle of Southeast Asia, that wields immense power in the global financial and trade industries, like its traditional rival Hong Kong in the north . Also like Hong Kong, Singapore’s government has been harboring larger-than-life ambitions … Read more

Helene Love-Allotey Is Rewriting the Rules of the African Art Market –

In museums and galleries, and on the art market, African art has become sought-after. But international recognition didn’t happen overnight, as many might assume. Instead, it came through the concerted efforts of African art experts like Bonhams specialist Helene Love-Allotey. In sales at that auction house, Love-Allotey has been quietly rewriting the rules of the … Read more

The market for Flemish baroque drawings

From the June 2022 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. AMid the buzz of artistic activity in 17th-century Flanders, there is one towering figure: Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640). Creating a vigorous synthesis of Northern European mannerism with Venetian color and Roman dynamism he became not only the leading figure of the Flemish baroque, but … Read more

The market for young artists

From the June 2022 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. There was a sense of burgeoning energy in the contemporary art scene last month as galleries prepared for the second London Gallery Weekend. More than 150 galleries took part, with many of the exhibitions still open. As at Frieze last October, a new generation … Read more

Rising Market Stars Bring Christie’s Hong Kong Sales to $184 M. Total –

On Thursday evening in Hong Kong, Christie’s modern and contemporary art evening sale brought in a combined HK$1.4 billion ($184 million) with premium, hammering just above at the expected low estimate of HK$1.2 billion ($150 million) Christie’s had designated ahead of the sale. Despite Hong Kong and Shanghai having just emerged from another strict lockdown … Read more