Cheat Sheet: Beyoncé, Kahlo, and the Art Basel in Miami Buzz

Did you see this week's top art news stories?

Beyoncé.Photo via: Twitter.
Beyoncé.
Photo via: Twitter.

VIEWERS CHOICE
Thanks to a new homemade music video by Beyoncé, fans can sneak a peek inside the plush Tribeca apartment she shares with husband Jay Z. Did we mention that a Richard Prince car hood painting and a David Hammons basketball drawing make a cameo?

MARKET REPORT
Wondering which 50 living artists performed (surprisingly) well at auction this year? Look no further. We examined the 18,079 living artists whose works have been offered for sale in 2014 to come up with names like Jenny Saville, Tauba Auerbach, and Antony Gormley.

BASEL BUZZ
Eileen Kinsella checked in with some of the most important dealers going to Art Basel in Miami Beach to see what they’ve got in their suitcases, so to speak. Get ready for a lot of Abramović, some Stella, and the requisite amount of Warhol.

PRIVATE ISLANDS
A Jean Nouvel–designed space on a private French island long lusted after by art collectors now belongs to Yves Bouvier, the Swiss owner of art transport giant Natural Le Coultre. He will rehab the space to feature an exhibition hall, a sculpture park, gallery spaces, and more.

GURLITT
Berlin’s Kunstmuseum Bern has made the controversial decision to accept a trove of artworks bequeathed to it by the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt. The collection, which includes works by Matisse and Chagall, is believed to have Nazi origins.

NEWS TO KNOW
Frida Kahlo’s Garden Comes to NYC This Spring

James Franco Selfie Calendar Is Narcissistic Nonsense

Artist Reveals Another Clue to 24-Year-Old Mystery at CIA

Is José Parlá’s Mural at One World Trade Center the World’s Largest Welcome Mat?

NASA Successfully Uses 3-D Printer in Space


Follow artnet News on Facebook:


Want to stay ahead of the art world? Subscribe to our newsletter to get the breaking news, eye-opening interviews, and incisive critical takes that drive the conversation forward.

Share

Article topics