Sotheby’s, the New York-based auction house, will open a new art gallery for private sales in London this fall with a show of works by the German artist Joseph Beuys during “Frieze Week.”
“Open the door and leave it like that,” Thaddaeus Ropac tells one of his 60 employees as he crosses the courtyard of his new gallery on the outskirts of Paris.
A new art fair opens in London today that plans to be Europe’s “first truly global” event of its type, feeding a growing appetite for contemporary works.
Max Hollein, the director of Frankfurt’s Staedel Museum, is defying Europe’s debt crisis by expanding the museum underground to double its space and create room for some hefty loans from banks.
Is it a flying saucer? Or a dinosaur emerging from the bowels of the earth? The new underground extension to Frankfurt’s Staedel Museum invites odd comparisons.
Once upon a time, an emissary from England journeyed to the peoples of the East on a mission of peace. With him he carried his totemic deity, a bear.
The whiff of the farmyard suffuses the foyer of Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof museum, where couples are lining up to pay 1,000 euros ($1,370) for a night with 12 castrated reindeer, 24 canaries, eight mice and two flies.