Pope John Paul II killed off by a meteorite is probably the most famous work by Maurizio Cattelan. But there’s plenty more to gape at now that his retrospective has opened at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
In “Maurizio Cattelan: All,” a retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Italian prankster and provocateur is again flipping the bird --literally and figuratively -- on a colossal scale.
The gloves come off in “Seminar,” as do some garments.
The year’s biggest test so far for contemporary art dealers, in Switzerland, ended with galleries saying that demand and prices have returned to 2008 levels.
Galerie Perrotin, one of the top contemporary-art galleries in France, said it will open a New York branch in 2013, the latest of several expansions announced recently in the international art market.
Emmanuel Perrotin remembers the moment his art-dealing business changed forever.
The City of Milan is likely to approve the display of Maurizio Cattelan ’s controversial sculpture of the middle-finger gesture in front of the Italian Stock Exchange, Mayor Letizia Moratti said.
Private investor David Ganek, in pin stripes and a yellow tie, made his way up the Guggenheim’s ramp last night with art adviser Sandy Heller.
A monumental Barnett Newman canvas fetched a record $43.8 million at a $294 million Sotheby’s auction last night, as contemporary art prices rose with stocks.