1. Alle Posts mit dem Tag "contemporary art"

  2. Jeff Koons dominates the center of the art conversation as no one else does. Now, the Whitney Museum’s Jeff Koons retrospective reveals the troubling and little-discussed issues of race and class lurking in his works.

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  3. Quick! Our Skate N Surf sale is only live for a few more hours, featuring decks by Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, and KAWS.

    Browse Skate N Surf.  

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  4. Jeff Koons turned the traditional notion of the work of art and its context inside out. Focusing on unexpected yet banal objects as models for his work, he eschewed typical standards of ‘good taste’ in art, instead embracing what he perceives as conventional middle-class values. 

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  5. "I believe in sensuality. I believe in sex." - Jeff Koons.

    As the Whitney Museum’s Koons retrospective opens this week, we present the man, the artist, in his own words.

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  6. The cliché is as true as ever: Art Basel remains the industry’s mecca - and it’s a billion-dollar blast, from Georg Baselitz to Yayoi Kusama.

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  7. Art Basel in pictures: See Multi-millions dollar masterpieces tempt art lovers at the Swiss fair this week.

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  8. Art Vilnius

    This week marks the opening of not only mega fair Art Basel, but also of bijou art fair, Art Vilnius. Situate in picturesque Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, the fair has attracted an international roster of galleries with its well curated program. Showcasing a range of contemporary art, don’t miss this fair if you’re traveling through Europe this week. 

    Art Vilnius runs from 18 to 21 June, 2014. 

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  9. Due to popular demand, we’re bringing back our Skate N Surf auction, featuring incredible decks by Warhol, Murakami, Bessell, Koons, and Hirst. 

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  10. As this year’s Art Basel opens for VIPs with 285 galleries from 34 countries, we’ve selected the top 25 best booths to give you a taste of what’s on offer.

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  11. Except for some strategically placed letters, a naked Jeff Koons is gracing the cover of the current issue of Vanity Fair - garnering some amusing responses from the (art) world. 

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  12. Love Aijing, an exhibition by the Chinese pop star-turned-artist Ai Jing will go on show May 25 at the China Art Museum in Shanghai. We caught up with the artist earlier this month while she was putting final touches on her new works in her Beijing studio near the 798 Art District.

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  13. Not A Bubble

    By Hendrik Hansson, Follow the author on Twitter @hendrikhansson

    Recently, a sale of postwar and contemporary art at Christie’s New York generated a sum of $744 million, with many pieces selling substantially over their high estimate. Two Andy Warhol works sold for over $100 million, an incredible $30 million more than the high estimate; this included White Marilyn, 1962 a portrait completed shortly after the actresses death. Barnett Newman’s Black Fire I sold for $84.2 million, a record that almost doubled his previous best auction result.

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  14. Hello Mickey ! 

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  15. Contemporary Chinese artists you need to know, now

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  16. Ladies and gentlemen, place your bids. There is only one day left in our Jeff Koons auction. 

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