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Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask

22 June 2017

Allan's Intro


Even if you haven't seen the Venice Biennale by now, you’ve probably heard a lot about it. The overwhelming response within the art world has been negative and, having just left Venice myself, it was clear that the whole event—which we still look to as a barometer of what matters most in art today—didn't have much of a pulse.  There were some highlights, of course. In the Central Pavilion,"Viva Arte Viva" (until 26 November), Kiki Smith's ethereal installation of drawings, paintings and sculptures on glass stood out, as did the art of the often overlooked John Latham (even if it...

Allan Schwartzman

Co-founder Art Agency Partners and Chairman, Sotheby’s Fine Arts Division

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Need To Know


Unlikely Muses

Art Books: What to Read Now

By Christian House

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Hypermobile

The Long Distance Relationship Between Calder and Oiticica

By Bernard Lagrange

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Artoon


By Pablo Helguera

Must See


Brutal Brilliance

Must See: The Best Work of Art in Mexico City Right Now

By Christian Viveros-Fauné

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Why & What


Sad About Sigmar

BY Richard Armstrong

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Look Here


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Family Ties

By Bernard Lagrange

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