As the New York weather finally warms up, I think of playing hooky nearly every morning when I push the snooze button and dream of all the interesting things I could do if I didn’t go to work. Then I go to work.
Private collectors have become more powerful than dealers and museums in influencing the art market, according to Adam Lindemann , the man who in 2007 briefly made Jeff Koons the world’s most expensive living artist.
A sale by auction house Bonhams and an exhibition co-organized by the Saatchi Gallery are boosting confidence in the market for contemporary art amid worries about renewed financial turbulence, dealers said.
The head of a water buffalo, a blue Marilyn by Andy Warhol and various polo awards are among the trophies with which Peter Brant has decorated the library in his Greenwich, Connecticut, mansion. Only that isn’t where I am or what I’m seeing.
Claudia Schiffer , the model, and hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen joined browsers at London’s Frieze Art Fair as a Damien Hirst sculpture priced at 3.5 million pounds ($5.6 million) was among the early sales.