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Other Insights | 8 December 2017

Cosmic Curves

Important Abstract Artists from Latin America (Whose Work You May Not Know)

By Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, curator of the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo and director of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

As Geometric Abstraction from Latin America has become part of the international mainstream, with artists…

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Market Analysis | 8 December 2017

Market Report

What Happened on the Fair Floor

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

“It’s lunch time on day one and I am talking to you—I shouldn’t be” Dealers…

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Allan's Intro | 8 December 2017

Cracking the Crab—and the Code

Tips for Art Basel Miami Beach

By Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

Loose Money What some find distasteful about Art Basel in Miami Beach is also the reason this fair…

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| 30 November 2017

Episode 20: Art and Desire with Walter Robinson

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

Artist Walter Robinson immortalizes appetites and desires in his work, painting beer, blue jeans and…

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Market Analysis | 22 November 2017

Postwar and Contemporary Auction Analysis

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words and Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

More than ever this season, there was confusion between categories with Christie’s sale of Leonardo’s Salvator…

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Market Analysis | 22 November 2017

Records Set in the Day Sales

By Chelsea Perkins, editorial assistant at AAP

*This article is part of our special auction report, which you can find here $4.1m, George…

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Market Analysis | 22 November 2017

Records Set in the Evening Sales

By Chelsea Perkins, editorial assistant at AAP

$70.1m, Fernand Léger, Contraste de formes (1913), est. in the region of $65m at Christie’s…

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| 16 November 2017

Episode 19: Talking Art with Germano Celant and Allan Schwartzman

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

From “Poor Art” to politics in art, in this wide-ranging conversation the curator and art…

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Other Insights | 9 November 2017

“Awareness Seems to Happen in Waves”

On Next Steps: Lynn Zelevansky, former director of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

Why have you stepped down as director of the Carnegie? I turned 70 in July,…

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Allan's Intro | 9 November 2017

A New Age in Painting (at Last)?

By Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

1950s Ad Reinhardt makes “the” last painting—and then continues to make “last” paintings until he dies in…

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