From the @brooklynmuseum to the @nypl, institutions across New York are honoring Stonewall’s influence on art history with exhibitions looking back on the art made about, during, or because of the gay liberation movement. Find our list of the must-see exhibitions honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots on artnet News—or by clicking the link in our profile. Shown here: A march to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the #Stonewall Riots, New York City, June 26, 1994. Photo: Barbara Alper/Getty Images. #artnetNews #Pride #Pride2019 🌈
Introducing: Summer Fridays with a Specialist! Every week, hop on over to our Instagram stories for an interview our talented artnet Auctions specialists as they share insights about their job, favorite artworks, and what shows they’re looking forward to this summer. First up: @bibzzzi, our Senior Specialist of Contemporary Art & Middle Eastern Art. Thanks to Bibi for being our inaugural guest, and see you next Friday! #artnetAuctions #artnetOrange 🍊
Last summer, @Dior Men’s creative director, Kim Jones, turned up at the studio of Japanese artst Hajime Sorayama to propose a collaboration—and the results were spectacular.⠀ Learn more about the collaboration on artnet News, where we speak to Sorayama about his meditations on the limitations of desire, which the artist explores through his hyperreal, erotic fembot sculptures. Link in bio to read on.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: Dior's pre-fall 2019 laser show, conceived by #Dior's pre-fall 2019 laser show, conceived by @hajimesorayamaofficial. Photo courtesy Alessandro Garofalo. #artnetNews #HajimeSorayama #Dior #DiorHomme
Jason Moran is a man of many talents. In addition to being a performer, composer, and band leader, Jason is a boundary-breaking artist himself who has collaborated with some of the biggest names in contemporary art such as Julie Mehretu, Kara Walker, and Glenn Ligon.⠀ ⠀ We recently caught up with Jason to talk about art, and day-to-day things that inspire him including an "if I won the lottery" art wishlist. Click through the link in our bio to see the rest of Jason's picks!⠀ ⠀ Shown here: “The Beautyful Ones” Series #7 by #NjidekaAkunyiliCrosby, courtesy of @victoriamirogallery, "Phantasmagoria" by #AlmaThomas courtesy of @michaelrosenfeldgallery, "The Dark" by #PatSteir courtesy of @galeriethomasschulte. #artnetGalleries
Who is the new @Sothebys owner Patrick Drahi?⠀ artnet News gathered everything you need to know about the mysterious magnate known as the "cost killer," from his business strategies to his impulsive proposal to his wife. Click the link in our bio to read on.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: Patrick Drahi, Sotheby's new owner, in 2016. (Photo by Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images). #artnetNews #Sothebys #auctions
Some of the most memorable art is that which brings a smile to the faces of onlookers—and, this summer, there is no shortage of shows that embrace the power of playfulness. ⠀ Through the link in our bio, we’ve rounded up five exhibitions that are plain fun for the whole family 🎉 ⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "30 cubed" (2019) by Jen Stark. #artnetNews
BREAKING: You might have heard that @kennyschachter outed the whereabouts of Leonardo da Vinci’s "Savator Mundi" last week—and his latest scoop is just as juicy. Find his column on artnet News, where he reveals the guarantor of the Leonardo sale and behind-the-scenes details about Art Basel's biggest deals. Link in bio.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: Kenny Schachter's image collage, depicting what he calls "the forced march we all love to bemoan, but always end up repeating." #artnetNews #SalvatorMundi #DaVinci #ArtBasel #breakingnews
Brighten up your collection! ⠀ Our latest online auction offers innovative works by art world favorites. Explore and bid on paintings, photographs, prints, and more by #EricFischl, #YayoiKusama, #IsaGenzken, #TomWesselmann, #GeorgBaselitz, and more. Link in bio—don't miss the chance to add these must-have works to your collection!⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Face 8" by German painter #ImiKnoebel, a unique collage from an edition of five. #artnetAuctions
While the whirldwind of Basel might be over, the European art scene still has plenty to offer art lovers right now.⠀ One highlight: this exceptional installation by American sculptor Alice Aycock at @galeriethomasschulte in Berlin. At one of the busiest street corners in the city, this spiraling structure twists its way up the nine-meter-high gallery space. Learn more about the show on artnet, and catch it before it ends on June 29.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Twister Grande (tall)" by #AliceAycock, courtesy of Galerie Thomas Schulte. #artnetGalleries #Berlingalleries
🦏⠀ Today's #artnetGalleries spotlight is @edwardkurstakartgallery. With a broad selection of contemporary art for sale from some of the world’s most sought-after artists—and at an affordable price point—they offer something for everyone looking to begin their long-term investment in fine art. This Andy Warhol rhino is just the (horn) tip of the iceberg.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Endangered Species Black Rhinoceros" by #AndyWarhol, courtesy of Edward Kurstak gallery. #Warhol #PopArt
What does Fernando Mastrangelo hope viewers will take away from his @artbasel installation? "A sense of beauty and a bit of history." If you feel like being directly transported to the Swiss Jura Mountains, look no further than Mastrangelo's latest work, currently featured at @audemarspiguet’s Art Basel lounge. Here, the Brooklyn-based sculptor has created stone installations, fixed to the walls of the lounge, to represent the strata-layers of the mountains. Visitors can experience other features inspired by Mastrangelo's Swiss excursions, such as a chandelier made from crushed glass, a digitally-reproduced sunset, and more. Click the link in our bio to learn more about what inspired @iamfm's latest creation.
Hate art fairs? There’s an art fair for that! ⠀ Meet @june_basel, an experimental new satellite in Basel. artnet News's @kate__brown explored the show, which offers a unique booth-free alternative inside a Herzog & de Meuron building. Read the story on artnet News.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: June Founders Christian Andersen and Esperanza Rosales. Photo: Marc Asekhame. #artnetNews #JuneBasel #ArtBasel2019
Taking a break from everything else to fall headfirst into Stephen Shore's America 🍊🍊🍊⠀ We are pleased to present a selection of vintage prints by the acclaimed photographer on artnet Auctions. Explore the sale by clicking through the link in bio—place your bids now through June 26!⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Yucatán, Mexico, 1990" by #StephenShore, estimated at $5,000-7,000. #artnetAuctions #photoauction #vintagephotography
"Images are never the full story," says Norwegian sound artist Jana Winderen. ⠀ Just this week, at Swiss watchmaker @audemarspiguet's Art Basel lounge, @jana.winderen debuted a new installation that documents the sounds of the Swiss Jura Mountains, home to the company's Manufacture.⠀ ⠀ Winderen has managed to capture rarely heard aspects of the environment, moments when the natural world is the dominant voice, like the wind chimes of a forest of 300-year-old trees. Her main goal? In a world saturated with beautiful visual art, Winderen urges listeners to begin noticing, and taking care of, our environment through a different lens: sound. ⠀ ⠀ Learn more about Winderen's work and current project by clicking the link in our bio. #artnetNews #ArtBasel
We caught up with graffiti historian @rogergastman, the force behind @beyondthestreetsart, who shared some of his favorite pieces from our current “Urban Art” auction. From #RichardHambleton to #TKid, it features the biggest names in street art. See Roger’s picks in our Instagram stories or by clicking the link in our bio, and don’t miss “Urban Art,” live for bidding through June 25! Shown here: Works by #ScottCampbell, #Futura, and #Dondi, and Roger Gastman, curator of "Beyond the Streets." Photo courtesy of Krink Studio. #artnetAuctions #UrbanArt #streetart #beyondthestreets
See the 6 best—and riskiest—artworks at Art Basel Unlimited, where the fair’s supersized artwork shines.⠀ artnet News's @kate__brown and @the_graymarket rounded up six standout works that served up the one thing that nearly every fairgoer wants, even if they don’t realize it: risk. Link in bio!⠀ ⠀ Shown here: #AliciaFramis, installation view of "LifeDress" at #ArtBaselUnlimited 2019. #artnetNews #ArtBasel
Street art is back in a big way.⠀ From early graffiti legends to street art stars of today, our current online auction "Urban Art" offers an exciting selection of works by the genre’s biggest artists. Discover and bid on works by #KAWS, #RichardHambleton, #Banksy, #RETNA, #Crash, #DondiWhite, and more, now through June 25.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Low Res Mona Lisa" by #Invader, estimated at $5,000-7,000. Bid now on #artnetAuctions. #streetart #urbanart
This year’s Art Basel is big. Like, REALLY big. Between the booths and the out-sized installations, this year’s fair is operating on a larger-than-life scale. ☝️Check out some early highlights in our Stories, and be sure to read artnet News for all the latest coverage coming out of Basel! ⠀ ⠀ Shown here: #HumaBhabha's towering sculpture on view in the specially curated Art Basel Unlimited section of the fair. #artnetNews #ArtBasel
In case you missed it: artnet News broke one of the biggest stories of the art world this week, with @kennyschachter uncovering the whereabouts of "Salvator Mundi"—it turns out the $450 million dollar painting is on a superyacht owned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. ⠀ ⠀ There's more twists and turns where that came from—catch up on artnet News, or click through the link in our profile.⠀ ⠀ #artnetNews #SavatorMundi #DaVinci #LeonardoDaVinci #KennySchachter
Currently on view at @desarthegallery in Hong Kong: "Lov-Lov Shop" by Beijing- and New York-based artist Lin Jingjing is a radical reexamination of contemporary material consumption, obsession with the self, and the intrusion of artificial intelligence. Learn more about the exhibition and the artist through the link in our profile. Shown here: "Lov-Lov Shop" artworks and installation views by #LinJingjing, courtesy of de Sarthe Gallery. #artnetGalleries #HongKongart #HongKonggalleries #contemporaryart
There is only tool one trusted by art world insiders to buy, sell and research art: the artnet Price Database. ⠀⠀ ⠀ In a new series, we’re taking 15 minutes to chat with some of its power users to get their take on the current state of the market, and how they’re keeping up with the latest trends. We caught up with Eric Shiner, the artistic director of White Cube gallery and industry veteran—click the link in our bio to read on.
#ArtBasel2019 is upon on us! But let's not let the fairs hog all the headlines: why not see what else the city has to offer? Head to the link in our bio for our round-up of the most essential museum and gallery exhibitions to see while you’re in town. Shown here: Glimpses of "Picasso: Blue and Rose Periods" at @fondationbeyeler which, lucky you, just extended its run. Auf Wiedersehen! #artnetNews
Sometimes you just want a big refreshing glass of Photorealism 🍻⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Carrot Juice," an oil-on-canvas painting by German artist René Wirths, currently on view at Galerie Haas AG in Zurich. #artnetGalleries
Don't look down!⠀ The @pjglasshouse is turning 70 this year, and is marking the occasion today with a live aerial performance by Phillippe Petit of "Man on Wire" fame during its annual summer party. “The Glass House, since its opening 70 years ago (we are the same age), has had many, many visitors: but all used the door to come in!” said Petit in a statement. “I wish to change that: I will enter through the sky!”⠀ ⠀ Shown here: Phillippe Petit balances on a wire over Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan, New York as he walks towards the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on September 29, 1982. Photo by Joe Dombroski/Newsday via Getty Images.
Remembering Joe Overstreet, a radical painter who supported under-recognized artists while tapping into a variety of postwar American art movements, who died this week at the age of 85.⠀ ⠀ Read more about the life and career of Overstreet on artnet News. Shown here: “Joe Overstreet, Innovation of Flight: Paintings 1967–1972” installation view. Photo courtesy of @ericfirestone Gallery. #artnetNews #JoeOverstreet
Sliiiiiding into a summer weekend 🎢⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes" by British artist #AlexChinneck, courtesy of @priveekollektie_gallery. #artnetGalleries
Attention Hollywood! We have a list of 10 artists with lives so spellbindingly dramatic they need their own biopics right away. (And we've even got recommendations for which big-name actors can play each part). Click through the link in our profile for the full list on artnet News! ⠀ ⠀ Shown here: one of our top picks, Niki de Saint Phalle, photographed with one of her sculptures. Photo: Courtesy of the Norman Parkinson gallery. #artnetNews #artists #artistbiopics #nikidesaintphalle #desaintphalle
🐾🏄⠀ From the dunes of Montauk’s secret surfing haunts, photographer Michael Dweck created a paradisiacal narrative about summer and youth. His iconic image of a dog longingly staring out at the waves is one of the highlights of our current online auction of landscape photography—visit #artnetAuctions for a chance to collect this and other stunning photographs.⠀ ⠀ #artnetAuctions #MichaelDweck #surfdog #surfphotography #photoauction #Montauk
Save the Date for #StormKing’s annual Summer Solstice Celebration, Saturday, June 22! Join us as we sip on signature cocktails and enjoy a delicious three-course meal—designed by @GailSimmonsEats of @bravotopchef and @foodandwine, and @Shelley_Boris of @dollys.restaurant—amidst Storm King’s picturesque landscape. To learn more and buy tickets, visit stormkingsummersolstice.org or click the link in our bio. Hurry and reserve your seat before June 14! @StormKingArtCenter #StormKingSolstice
Once slated for demolition, the final section of the @highlinenyc has opened as a new platform for contemporary art commissions. Simone Leigh is the first artist to be tasked with creating a work for the space, whose 16-foot-tall bronze work "Brick House" serves as a tribute to black feminine beauty and strength. Learn more in @sarahecascone’s story on #artnetNews through the link in our bio. Shown here: "Brick House" by #SimoneLeigh at the "spur," the last section of the original structure of the #HighLine to be converted into public space in New York. #publicart #TheHighLine #HighLinepark #outdoorart #outdoorsculpture
Fresh prints are blooming on artnet Auctions 🌼 Shown here: "Baby Love 144" by #PollyApfelbaum, estimated at $5,000–7,000. #artnetAuctions #printsauction #printsandmultiples #fineartprints
Here to let you know that "Upside Down Inside Out Back to Front" is currently on view at @galeriekrinzinger. Featuring the paintings of artist Mark Wallinger, this show is high-impact and high on our must-see list ⬆️ Shown here: "Upside Down Inside Out Back to Front" by #MarkWallinger installation view. #artnetGalleries #Viennagalleries #Viennaart #onviewnow
We're spotlighting the work of 3 Latin American women artists with solo shows open right now! Get to know three outstanding artists—tackling subjects ranging from bodily autonomy to material gestalt—through the link in our bio.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "I Kneel And You Pray (Eu ajoelho e você reza)" by #BernaReale, currently on view at @galerianararoesler. #artnetNews #artnetGalleries #LatinAmericanart #LatinAmericanwomen #LatinAmericanwomenartists
Don't miss the highly anticipated @bonhams1793 "Modern Decorative Art + Design" auction taking place this Friday in New York. With dazzling lots spanning the full range of taste and style that Modernism has to offer, it's one sale to watch—click the link in our bio to get a head start and preview lots on artnet.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Large Vessel" (1957) by American sculptor Peter Voulkos. #artnetAuctionHouses #artnetPriceDatabase #ModernArt #Modernauctions
☀️Extra extra!☀️ A new sale is now live for bidding on artnet Auctions.⠀ "VIEWFINDER: Landscapes from Adams to Gursky" offers the chance to collect exceptional landscape photography. Explore and place your bids on works by #SallyMann, #EdwardBurtynsky, #WilliamEggleston, #EdwardWeston, #RichardMisrach, and more in "VIEWFINDER: Landscapes from Adams to Gursky" now through June 13!⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Gold Crest Resort Motel" by Tyler Haughey. #artnetAuctions #photoauction #landscapephotography #collectingphotography
🌳 ⠀ Shown here: Barnaby Barford's current exhibition "MORE MORE MORE," on view at @davidgillgallery in London through June 22. Through sculptures and drawings, Barford uses his obsession with the apple—which, as he quotes Henry David Thoreau, "It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man"—to explore our incessant need for MORE. #artnetGalleries
⚡️Giveaway alert!⚡️⠀ Did you know that @printedmatterinc opened a location on St. Marks? The historic nonprofit bookstore and gallery has been dedicated to promoting artists’ books and related books publications since 1976. To celebrate their continued efforts at their newest location, we’re offering one lucky winner a tote filled with a special selection of books from @printedmatter_stmarks!⠀ ⠀ To enter, simply sign up for the artnet Newsletter by clicking the link in our bio before June 15. (And hey, you’ll be supporting great art-world journalism in the process!) #giveaway #PrintedMatter
"For those of us who live in cities, it’s easy to take for granted the privilege of access to water," artist Aida Muluneh explains, "while those living beyond the city grid often encounter challenges that not only impact their health, but also their ability to contribute to the development of their communities." Her new photographs aim to bring awareness to this plight, and can be currently seen at @davidkrutny in New York. ⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Distant Echoes of Dreams Water Life Series" by #AidaMuluneh, courtesy of David Krut Projects. #artnetGalleries
Keep calm and bid on. ⠀ Visit artnet Auctions to journey across the pond! Bid on the very best in British art, including sought-after works by #BridgetRiley, #DamienHirst, #RichardHamilton, #TacitaDean, and more.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "David Bowie, Aladdin Sane (Contact Sheet)" by Brian Duffy, estimated at $40,000–50,000. #artnetAuctions #DavidBowie #artauctions #artcollecting #auctions #contemporarybritishart
Major drive-off-into-the-sunset vibes ☀️ ⠀ Londoners, you have until June 1 to see the @davidzwirner exhibition of "2 ¼," a series of square-format color (or colour, as you might say) photographs from the 1970s by American photographer William Eggleston. Better get in gear!⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Untitled" by #WilliamEggleston, courtesy of David Zwirner. #artnetGalleries.
We recently took a field trip to visit the @RauschenbergFoundation, where twelve @HunterCollege MA students had the amazing hands-on opportunity to catalogue and research specific key works in the collection with guidance from Hunter Professor and renowned curator Emily Braun. Be sure to look for their essays that will be published and featured on the RRF website later this month. (And shoutout to two special guests, @hunterpresident Jennifer Raab and Hunter alum head of #artnetAuctions @ccashxo, who were both in attendance during our visit!) #RobertRauschenberg
"We shouldn’t own these things." In the 1970s, Land artists had a vision: not only to create artworks at monumental scales, but also to break free from the traditional gallery-collector model. And yet, throughout the history of Land art, patrons have supported these elaborate projects—so how did these relationships work? Click through the link in our bio to read about 5 key takeaways from a recent landmark conference on collecting Land art to find out. Shown here: #NancyHolt’s "Sun Tunnels" in the Great Basin Desert in Northwestern Utah. © Estate of Nancy Holt/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Courtesy the Estate of Nancy Holt. #artnetNews #LandArt
Suiting up.⠀ Today we're spotlighting @rogallery, an established auction house, dealer, and gallery. With a 10,000-square-foot building in Long Island city that houses their extensive collection of works by over 5,000 Modern and contemporary artists, there's something for everyone—and over the next two days, they're hosting curated auctions. Visit their page on artnet by clicking the link in our profile.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Julia and Alexandra" (detail) by #AlexKatz, courtesy of RoGallery. #artnetGalleries
Lee Krasner had to wage all kinds of battles in her life.⠀ To be taken seriously as an artist and pioneer of Abstract Expressionism, she had to confront the chauvinism, anti-Antisemitism, ageism, and the mixed blessing of being “Mrs Jackson Pollock.” But as her friends knew, she was not to be messed with. We look back on the key battles Krasner had to fight in order to get the attention she deserved—read #artnetNews through the link in our profile.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: #LeeKrasner and #JacksonPollock in Pollock's studio (1950). Photo: Lawrence Larkin for the New York. Courtesy American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich.
Heading back into the office like...⠀ Shown here: A screenshot from the "People. 1. Coloured" animation by #JulianOpie, one of the highlights of our current "Contemporary British Art" online auction. Head to #artnetAuctions to discover works by celebrated and sought-after artists from the United Kingdom, including David Hockney, Damien Hirst, and James Nares.
This year, Bauhaus turns 100—and @grisebach_ is joining in the celebration.⠀ To mark the 100 year anniversary of the legendary design school, Grisebach’s ORANGERIE is presenting an exhibition culminating in an auction of select Bauhaus objects. Click through the link in our bio to browse prototypes, paintings, photography, and graphic works that will go up for sale on May 30 in Berlin.⠀ ⠀ Shown here: "Komposition Im Hause" by #RudolfJahns, courtesy of Grisebach GmbH. #artnetAuctionHouses
In his new installation “Aqua Alta,” @virgilabloh tackles the problem of climate change in the world’s most famous sinking city: Venice. We interviewed the artist and designer and discussed his contribution to DYSFUNCTIONAL, a #carpentersworkshopgallery exhibition in collaboration with @lombardodier, and his comments on the fate of the Italian city. Click the link in our profile for the full interview on artnet News. Shown here: Virgil Abloh photographed at the Ca’ d’Oro palace in his installation “Aqua Alta.” #RethinkXDYSFUNCTIONAL #rethinkart #rethinkdesign #cadoro #carpentersworkshopgallery #collectibledesign #venicebiennale2019 #galleriagiorgiofranchetti #rethinkeverything #lombardodier #aquaalta
I hope to see you at Storm King’s Summer Solstice Celebration, out on the grounds discovering this year’s exhibitions, and basking in a beautiful #StormKing sunset. A big thank you to @artnet for their media sponsorship of the event and for letting us takeover this weekend! 🌅 Follow us at @stormkingartcenter to stay in the know. ⠀ ⠀ 📷 BFA / Sam Nandez⠀ @stormkingartcenter #StormKingSolstice
You may recognize Mark Dion’s “Lemonade Stand” from this year’s Amory Show, now on view in our galleries. One of the highlights of our opening reception was getting to see Mark activate this piece. Lemonade was only $2 per Dixie cup, and customer service was exceptional. 😊 Find out for yourself by seeing “Mark Dion: Follies” this season at #StormKing! ⠀ ⠀ @stormkingartcenter #MarkDionFollies ⠀ @markdionstudio