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Art Basel - Must see in the Art World

Art Basel is quite possibly the most prestigious art fair out there. While it takes place in Hong Kong and Miami as well, Basel is the original fair taking place every year. 466 more words


World Edges Closer to Being Able to Buy Art With Bitcoins, Thanks to Paddle8 and the Winklevii

Paddle8, the auction startup backed by Damien Hirst, Jay Jopling and Matthew Mellon, is already a pioneering art world tech company. They made it possible for collectors to buy art from the comfort of an iPad screen. 320 more words

Damien Hirst's London museum to open doors next May or June, artist's production company says

One of the world’s best known and controversial artists and art world figures is wading into the world of curating art for the masses, and he is set to open his first museum in the spring of next year in London. 414 more words


New Art Scholarship by Hirst's Favourite British Abstract Artist Aims to Level the Playing Field for Young Artists

The inaugural John Hoyland Scholarship has been launched at the Chelsea College of Arts in memory of the late John Hoyland, one of Britain’s leading abstract painters.  489 more words

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Art, Pay, Love: Inside the world of contemporary art

Maurizio Cattelan is one of the glittering stars of contemporary art. In 1996 when he appeared at a show in Amsterdam he stole another artist’s exhibition, reframed it and entitled it Another F***ing Readymade (expunged courtesy of Fortune). 441 more words


Greek Collector Dimitris Daskalopoulos to Receive ICI's Annual Leo Award

Dimitris Daskalopoulos, the Greek entrepreneur, mega-collector and benefactor of art institutions the world over, will receive the Leo Award, an annual honor presented by Independent Curators International, Gallerist has learned. 319 more words

Did Damien Hirst Just Get Affordable?!

While I’m hardly a New York scene kid, I do fancy myself a tad artistic, so when I read in last month’s Vogue that famed BritPop artist Damien Hirst had opened a new store/gallery of more affordable pieces in NYC I had to check it out.  356 more words