North Germans tend to stereotype Bavarians as flamboyant -- even flashy. Think of all those blingy baroque churches stuffed with cherubs and gilt.
“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.
Pale dummies of children on wooden school benches stare blankly into space. A brick sticking out of a rucksack filled with wires shares a glass tomb with what are meant to be amputated limbs.
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.
A Gerhard Richter painting with a price of between $20 million and $25 million led sales at the world’s biggest fair of modern and contemporary art where U.S. billionaires Steven Cohen and Jerry Speyer were among the VIP visitors.
From the drug dens of Haight-Ashbury to the temple of modern art in Paris’s posh 16th arrondissement, Robert Crumb has made it.
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.
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.
Art patrons will pay from $500 to $1,500 for a bizarre meal at the Brooklyn Museum’s annual fundraising ball tomorrow.
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.