This fall New York’s Outsider Art Fair will stage an iteration in Paris’s Hotel Le A. The hotel fair will run Oct. 24 through Oct. 27, concurrently with Paris’s largest fair, FIAC, nearby at the Grand Palais. Read More
Noted merchandiser Shepard Fairey voiced his support for the protesters in Istanbul today by releasing a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in the style of his Barack Obama “Hope” posters. Well, that ought to sort everything out over there, hm?
Over on Ed Winkleman’s website, the dealer and Elizabeth Dee recently posted a pre-interview they conducted for their Art Basel panel, “The place of mid-level galleries in the age of the mega-gallery” (moderated by Josh Baer). In it, Ms. Dee said that the gallery of the 21st century needs to act much more like a talent agency. Read More
At The Daily Telegraph, Colin Gleadell reports that the top lots at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in the big Impressionist and Modern sales coming up in London were both consigned by the Nahmad family, which has gained some attention in this country, of late, for the alleged misadventures of Helly, a member of its younger generation. Read More