Despite the massive hype leading up to the event, Ben Stiller and David Zwirner’s Artists For Haiti charity auction at Christie’s this evening exceeded expectations with the 27 works offered selling for a collective $13.7 million, beating an earlier estimate of $10 million.
Dealers, lawyers, investors and journalists crowded tables in the lavish 11th floor dining room of the New York Athletic Club this afternoon for the headline event of Marion Maneker’s Artelligence conference — a panel with art world heavyweights Nicholas Acquavella of Acquavella Galleries, Helly Nahmad of the New York’s Helly Nahmad Gallery, Guy Bennett of Read More
The planners behind New Orleans’s Prospect exhibition, established by New York curator Dan Cameron in 2008, detailed highlights from their second official installment, which is set to run from October 2011 through January 2012.
Figurative sculptor Thomas Houseago will now be reprsented by Hauser & Wirth in London, the gallery announced via email today. Mr. Houseago, who before now lacked representation in that city, is set to make his debut at the gallery with a show in fall 2011.
Gordon Veneklasen, managing partner of Michael Werner Gallery in New Read More
Marina Abramovic, as M.C. of the LA MoCA Gala, has plans that include reenacting some of her famous works and “participatory activities as [guests] experience the installations, décor and dinner.” [The Art Newspaper]