Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, sister of Qatar’s Emir and chairwoman of the Qatar Museums Authority, tops ArtReview’s 2013 ranking of the art world’s 100 most influential figures, the Power 100, published today.
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.
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.
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.