Gallery auctions

Galeri Petronas closes: local artists and gallery owners speak out on future of Malaysian art scene

News of the effective termination of his Galeri Petronas activities this month after 28 years has caused echoes in art circles in recent weeks. Shock, sadness, dismay, nonchalance and hope were among the reactions expressed by artists and industry players. Galeri Petronas, owned by the national oil and gas company, …

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The M makes a major acquisition: the MPLSART 2020 sketchbooks

In March, we spoke with Blaine Garrett about MPLSART.COM, a Twin Cities-centric visual arts website, event calendar and newsletter, about a project he was working on. In July 2020, with a global pandemic raging and the nation reeling from George Floyd’s murder, Garrett had invited artist friends to respond to …

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World’s Largest Animation Art Auction Shatters $ 2.1 Million Record at Heritage

The world’s first anime auction set multiple world records at Heritage Auctions, June 25-27, as bidders jacked up selling prices for animated films from most iconic and award-winning films of the genre at over $ 2.1 million. the Art of Anime and Everything Cool Auctions attracted a record 2,853 bidders …

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The most requested lots in Phillips’ June sales in New York – ARTnews.com

London-based auction house Phillips has built a reputation as a favorite place to acquire works by emerging artists in high demand in the primary market. Every season, daytime and evening New York sales at Phillips typically generate rising talent records, and last week it certainly was. During these auctions, new …

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Jay-Z Auction NFT “Heir to the Throne” Based on 1996 Debut Album “Reasonable Doubt”

Jay-Z’s debut album, “Reasonable Doubt,” turned 25 on Friday, June 25, and what better way to celebrate that milestone than seeing billionaire rap artist take the cryptocurrency route with the sale auctioned for a non-fungible token (NFT) from his album cover at Sotheby’s. Jay-Z ‘Heir to the Throne’ NFT ‘recontextualizes’ …

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Solvang Senior Center Locates and Auction “Hidden Treasure” to Benefit Organization | Lifestyles

You never know where or when a real hidden treasure will be unearthed. Very often, this treasure has gone unnoticed, in full view. And so was the oddly shaped little table, which had sat for years in the Solvang Senior Center, moving from room to room while serving as a …

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Jay-Z auctions NFT for “reasonable doubt” anniversary

The NFT, which will offer a digital re-contextualization of the album, celebrates the 25th anniversary of “Reasonable Doubt” It’s been 25 years since artist, entrepreneur and philanthropist Jay-Z released his debut album Reasonable doubt and launched his legendary career. The album, which is often credited with radically changing the hip-hop …

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Celebrating the 25th anniversary of JAY-Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt, Sotheby’s will offer NFT original digital art by critically-admired American artist Derrick Adams

NEW YORK, June 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate the 25th anniversary of JAY-Z Reasonable doubt, his pioneering and landmark debut album which was originally released on June 25, 1996 and forever changed Hip Hop, the legendary artist, entrepreneur and philanthropist commissioned a critically admired multidisciplinary artist Derrick …

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Digital art museum sheds light on influence of female power in the evolution of Arab art – News

An Art Market report points out that the median labor price of female artists in the Middle East and Africa is 11% lower than that of male artists. In addition, the work of women artists represents only 36 percent of the region’s large permanent collections. According to the National Museum …

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Kristel Bechara, UAE’s first female Arab artist on NFT, opens show

Kristel Béchara. Muhammad Yusuf, Feature Writer Award-winning artist Kristel Bechara, the first female Arab artist to launch an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) art series from the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East, presents her latest collection, Psychomachia (closing end of July) in her gallery at Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC). …

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