Talking

Why Not Spend the Morning Listening to Thomas Houseago Talk?

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Thomas Houseago is on a tear at the moment.

First of all, his huge sculptures are on view at locations around the world: the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich, England, Hauser & Wirth’s outdoor sculpture space in London, Miami’s Rubell Family Collection, Venice’s Palazzo Grassi, and New York’s High Line. And now one more venue: the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowksi Castle in Warsaw, Poland. Read More

Records

De Bruyckere and Houseago Records Set at Christie’s

"K 36 (The Black Horse)" (2003) by Berlinde de Bruyckere sold for $514,000. (Courtesy Christie's)

Business hummed along rather smoothly at Christie’s London postwar and contemporary art evening sale today, and while Pace’s Marc Glimcher apparently departed after 36 minutes (“I’m bored,” Journal globetrotter Kelly Crow reported him saying), we imagine dealer Iwan Wirth–whom The Observer‘s Dan Duray recently profiled–was paying close attention, since two of his younger artists, Thomas Houseago and Berlinde de Bruyckere, notched artist records, according to the Artnet price database. Read More