Farewell to a Major Figure of Geometric Abstraction and Concrete Art

  François Morellet died on Wednesday, just a few days after his 90th birthday. Parisian gallerist Kamel Mennour confirmed the French artist’s passing to Le Monde. Morellet is known primarily … Continue reading Farewell to a Major Figure of Geometric Abstraction and Concrete Art

Christie’s Defies Predictions of Market Chill With $138 Million Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

With art market pundits anticipating a ‘chill’ in 2016, Christie’s opening salvo was conversely mild, and without too many portents of gloom. But it wasn’t on fire either. The sale … Continue reading Christie’s Defies Predictions of Market Chill With $138 Million Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

The Top 10 Biggest Art Discoveries in 2015

Advances in technology have had a major impact on the art world this year. Cutting-edge research techniques have given scholars and conservationists unparalleled insights into the thought processes and techniques of master … Continue reading The Top 10 Biggest Art Discoveries in 2015

A Living Copy of Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Makes Its New York Debut

A little piece of a long-dead artist is coming back to life in New York this fall when Diemut Strebe’s creepy living copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear makes its New York … Continue reading A Living Copy of Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Makes Its New York Debut