The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute
It's been a wild week for collectors.
Earlier this week, artnet News caught up with Art Brussels director Anne Vierstraete, who only had heartening, forward-thinking words to share regarding the city’s recent terrorist attacks.
Over in France, a long-lost painting possibly done by Caravaggio has surfaced. If the work is authenticated, experts estimate its value at a whopping $113 million.
Ahead of his opening at Gagosian on Saturday, April 2, we took a look at Joe Bradley‘s most expensive works at auction—and the artist has certainly seen a meteoric rise since 2010.
Speaking of art careers, women artists in mid-career can now look forward to a new award created by philanthropist Elizabeth Murdoch. The Freelands Artist Award confers an annual sum of £100,000 (approximately $150,000).
Ben Davis weighs in on what the ‘Panama Papers‘ say about the art market’s role in tax evasion for the world’s economic elite.
In New York, Andy Warhol‘s upper east side studio building hit the market with an asking price of $10 million. Only time will tell what will become of the storied property where Warhol created some of his most iconic works.
Meanwhile, a messy and tangled dispute rages on over a deal gone sour between artist Ibrahim Mahama and collector Stefan Simchowitz.
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