State of the Art Market

State of the Art Market

Every November, the auction house trifecta Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips, bring the world’s wealthiest people together in one room to participate in a performance that happily separates them from their millions. Last Wednesday night, Christie’s started off the season with their Post-War and Contemporary auction that racked up a total of $325.3 million within 2 [...]

Armory Show: Photography

Armory Show: Photography

The Armory Show officially opens on March 3 and runs through March 6th. It has 5 sections: Modern @ Pier 92, with the rest at Pier 94: Contemporary, Armory Presents, 2016 Armory Focus: African Perspectives, and Not for Profits. You can be absolutely sure that it will be impossible to see everything.   Fortunately, Artsy [...]

Swizz Beatz is changing the artworld, one art fair at a time

Swizz Beatz is changing the artworld, one art fair at a time

On Friday night of the Miami Art Basel week of mayhem, the heart of Wynwood is throbbing with the sounds of Pusha T, DJ Esco, and A-Trak. The night before featured a concert by Alicia Keys, and the following and final evening would culminate with a performance by DMX. Not only is this an unusual lineup [...]