MYS2018: Young sculptor displays his breathtaking Plexiglas works

 September 15, 2018

Adrien Marcos is a young sculptor born in 1991. He moved in 2017 in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat in search of new inspirations. He immediately brings a huge fascination to the world of yachting and then creates Quazar whose design is inspired by the curves and the silhouette of the yachts. It’s a very exclusive and unique piece […]

Will This Painting Make David Hockney The Most Expensive Living Artist When Christie’s Sells It This Fall?

 September 13, 2018

“The painting could sell for $80 million.” – states artnet News. Christie’s has just unveiled a blockbuster consignment for the fall auction season that may set a new record for a work by a living artist. David Hockney‘s painting Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) (1972) will hit the block at the house’s […]

Justin Bieber’s Manager Scooter Braun Is Investing in an Art Startup That Targets Millennial Collectors

 August 31, 2018

Online art startup Ikonick aims to sell affordable, easily consumable artworks to young collectors. The Braun behind the Biebs is getting into the art biz. Scooter Braun, manager for popstar and committed Joe Dirt impersonator Justin Bieber, is teaming up with digital media entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk to invest in online art company Ikonick, which targets […]

Prehistoric and protohistoric art

 August 10, 2018

The aim of the exhibition is to illustrate how artistic diversity was expressed skillfully long before writing emerged. From Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to Thursday, January 31, 2019, Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology. The Emile Cartailhac Prehistoric Art Research and Study Center (CREAP) and Monaco’s Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology have joined forces to present an exhibition […]

Sotheby’s Quarterly Financial Report Shows That Behind Flashy Sales, Pricey Guarantees Are Sinking Profits

 August 06, 2018

“A change in the Hong Kong sales date also affected the house’s second-quarter report.” – reports artnet News Sotheby’s posted its second-quarter financial results this morning, which showed a decline in profit despite higher overall auction sales. The house attributes this in part to high auction guarantees for top works and a calendar shift of […]

France Is Rolling Out a Multimillion-Dollar App to Give Young People Free Access to Cultural Goods and Events

 August 02, 2018

“But the benefits of the program could come at the cost of privacy and personal data.” – reports artnet News France wants its young people to experience more culture, so it’s going straight to the source: their smartphones. The French Ministry of Culture has launched a multimillion-dollar mobile application offering young people free access to […]

Will Jennifer Lawrence Play Anna Delvey?

 July 26, 2018

“The “Hunger Games” actress is whispered to be in the running to play the scammer in a possible film, even as Shonda Rhimes’s Netflix series gets the go-ahead.” – reported by artnet news. Television producer Shonda Rhimes will kick off her new five-year deal with Netflix with a drama based on everyone’s favorite art world […]

The $835 Million Rockefeller Auctions Fueled a Record Half Year for Christie’s

 July 24, 2018

“The Rockefeller results combined with regular spring sales to give the auction house its best six months ever.” – reports artnet News. It’s been a record-breaking six months for Christie’s. Sales were up across the board for the auction house, which reported first-half results for 2018 today. Overall, sales spiked 26 percent to “almost £3 […]

UPAW: Street Art and Environment in Monaco

 July 21, 2018

The second installment of the live urban art performance: Urban Painting Around the World took place at the Port of Monaco from July 18th – 20th. Lasting three days, ten urban artists from ten different countries came to express their artistic talents through works addressing the theme: “A bite of the Planet” Alberto Colman, founder […]

The Eclectic Art Collection of Beloved Actor Robin Williams Is Headed to Sotheby’s This Fall

 July 20, 2018

“Proceeds will benefit the late actor’s favorite charities.” – reported by artnet News Sotheby’s will sell the art collection of late actor and comedian Robin Williams and his former wife Marsha this fall. The sale will include a wide range of objects, from a Harry Potter robe to blue-chip contemporary artworks by sculptors including Magdalena […]

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