June 10, 2021

Call For Artists

‘It’s Like a Person’s Second Skin’: Watch Artist Yin Xiuzhen Repurpose Old Clothing to Create Masterful Sculptures

Over the past few decades, China—and Beijing in particular—has undergone a transformation of epic proportions in its society and political structures. The Beijing-born artists Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen, who are married and have a daughter, have spent much of their time over this period creating work that reflects the changing city around them, incorporating

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Call For Artists

Market Brief: Baldur Helgason’s Playful Figures See Serious Demand

Love Me, 2020. Baldur HelgasonTate Ward Auctions The latest The Chicago-based Icelandic artist Baldur Helgason has built up a passionate collector base with his playful approach to portraiture, which blends elements of caricature with art historical allusions. In the past week, his works have elicited the most dramatic week-over-week increase in inquiries of any artist

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The lost KING

Once there was a King! A particular King… they believe, as the legend once was told, that he was born from dusk and dawn! For many centuries the myth of the lost king remains unknown. He vanished and never came back as story says and that he with all his power dive to the abyss

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Auction News

10 Standout Auction Lots on Artsy This Week

In this series, our Curatorial and Editorial teams offer a look at the auction lots we’re currently watching on Artsy. This selection includes hidden gems, popular works with the most bids, and promising lots from the latest auctions. Browse all of the auctions on Artsy, including lots by artists you follow, here. Ulala Imai, Breakfast

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Art News

Sotheby’s ‘Natively Digital’ NFT Sale Lands at $17.1 Million, With More Than Half the Total Racked Up in the Final Minutes

Did Sotheby’s “Natively Digital” sale just defy all the death-knell reports about the market for art-related NFTs? The auction house’s innovative sale ended with a bang this morning. After a week of online bidding that kicked off on June 3—and in a pattern that has become associated with NFT bidding competitions—the action for the more

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City Officials Are Conducting an Audit of the Gwangju Biennale Following Allegations of Worker Mistreatment

The Gwangju Biennale, one of Asia’s most high-profile art exhibitions, has become engulfed in controversy following the tumultuous departure of its leader amid allegations of employee mistreatment.  Sunjung Kim, president of the foundation behind the Gwangju Biennale, will step down from the position this month after Gwangju city officials declined to renew her contract. The

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Hada del viento 1/10

A magical woman prays to elevate the fire to the Hebrew letter Shin, which symbolises in Kabbalah the unity of opposites energies with the light on the higher levels of the tree of life. She has the compass rose tattooed on her hand. Una mujer mágica reza para elevar el fuego a la letra Shin

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