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Malia Jensen at Elizabeth Leach Gallery

We went to see Malia Jensen’s new show at Elizabeth Leach this morning (up until October 29th) with Sidney…he came with us to her show last year (“Homey” at Weiden & Kennedy) and loved the fox lamp and the seal and the giant cockroach…here’s a review of Sidney’s favorites from 2015… 320 more words

R.I.P. A-Level Art History

Last week, the news broke that AQA, the only examining board to offer Art History as an A-Level, has decided to axe it as a subject in schools from 2018… 1,114 more words

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37. I Love Dick, by Chris Kraus

So, this is a ’90s feminist classic that’s half confessional and half art-and-gender theory. The book is told in a series of letters and journal entries in which… 942 more words

Leaders of innovation in the art market

People in the art world sit on vast amounts of knowledge, expertise and passion; but their weak business foundations – even at the level of galleries and other art businesses –, make it difficult for them to make a positive impact on this field.   493 more words

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Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia

People mill around in one of the rooms in Venice’s Accademia Gallery, Dorsoduro, Venezia, Italy, September 2016.

Below is a detail from the painting on the far wall, by Tiziano Vecellio, “La prezentazione della Vergine al Tempio con i confratelli della Scuola Grande della Caritá” (1534-1538). 67 more words


These are the two biggest-selling artists you’ve probably never heard of

The high-end art market is, unsurprisingly, still largely dominated by the European greats; Pablo Picasso, Francis Bacon, and Claude Monet.

But in the last 15 years, Picasso was twice knocked off the top spot as the world’s top selling artist, dethroned first by… 315 more words