When the Museum of Modern Art released a widely criticized expansion plan in January, it mentioned an "integrated display" of its collection "across all disciplines."
The artist and publisher Klaus Staeck, president of Berlin’s Akademie der Kuenste , wrote about 100 faxes to his friend Sigmar Polke over the years. Polke, who died last year, wrote him just three in return.
Humor and absurdity invest the conceptual experiments of German artist Sigmar Polke now being shown at Leo Koenig Inc.
Now is a good time to buy contemporary art, even though prices have never been higher, the Dallas-based collector Howard Rachofsky says as he digests his bratwurst.
Sigmar Polke , one of Germany’s best-known artists, died last night from cancer at the age of 69, his dealer Erhard Klein said in a phone interview.
A wall of dots by Damien Hirst greets visitors to Deutsche Bank AG’s offices in London.
A turquoise bear is ready to drop onto his colorful siblings from the ceiling of 909 Madison Avenue, the new building Galerie Perrotin shares with Dominique Levy.
The contemporary-art market surged by 35 percent in 2011’s auctions as an influx of wealthy buyers sought refuge from financial turmoil.
The market for contemporary art is more resilient than it was three years ago, according to Dallas- based collector Howard Rachofsky.
Dealers hailed a recovery in the market for contemporary art last night after the biggest auction held in London.