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The Back Room: Tiny Slices of Art, Big Business

Artnet’s Spring 2022 Intelligence Report, out in just over a week, will examine what happens when the art market tries to become the stock market. The longstanding conversation about art becoming an asset class accelerated during the pandemic, and Katya Kazakina took a deep dive into the end game of this trend: fractionalized art ownership, a model that lets people invest in shares of ...

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Japan Is Trying to Lure a World-Class Art Fair to Tokyo With Tax Incentives and a Big Open Art Space. Will the Gamble Pay Off?

For at least a year, Japanese authorities have been vying for a bigger spot in the booming international art market. They have worked to make it easier for galleries to transact at art fairs and free port areas already by easing tax rules and importation duties. The country now seems to be making an even more concerted push, with Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs inviting international art fair ...

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Art Cologne’s Director Thinks Parisians Made a Big Mistake Welcoming Art Basel Into Their Midst + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, January 31. NEED TO READ California University Returns Massacre Remains to Wiyot Tribe – The remains of at least 20 members of the Wiyot tribe who were believed to have been killed during the Indian ...

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12 Must-See U.S. Art Museum Shows in 2022, From Philip Guston’s Scandal-Stalked Survey to Faith Ringgold’s Big New York Moment

So here we are. It’s 2022, and you’re looking for a list of the most important must-see art museum exhibitions of the year. You have come to the right place! Here’s a round-up of shows you’ll want to keep an eye on through May.   January “Noah Davis” at the Underground Museum, Los AngelesOpens January 12, 2022 Noah Davis, The Last Barbeque (2008). © The ...

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The Back Room: Bright Lights, Big Promises

Over the past few years, keeping a handle on the art-market has often felt like a juggling act in which each ball is just a different target of speculation. Since early 2021, however, the shiniest and fastest-spinning of them all may be figurative works by ultra-contemporary African artists. This week, Katya dialed in on the frenzy surrounding molten-hot talent from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and South Africa. With dealers ...

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What Happens When Crypto Kids Watch an Art Auction? How Big Will Immersive Botero Be? + Other Questions I Have About the Week’s Art News

Curiosities is a column where I comment on the art news of the week, sometimes about stories that were too small or strange to make the cut, sometimes just giving my thoughts on the highs and lows. Below, some questions posed by the events of the last week…   1) What’s That Sausage Roll Emoji Mean? No doubt about it: The fun place to ...

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Small Town Big Art seeks public art proposals | News, Sports, Jobs

A mural by artist Eric Okdeh is shown shortly after it debuted in Wailuku town in November 2020. The town’s Small Town Big Art program is seeking more proposals for public art installations. — SEAN HOWER photo Wailuku town’s Small Town Big Art program is seeking proposals for public art installations. Developed through a 2018-2020 Our Town grant by the National Endowment for the ...

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What Will Become the Next Big Art Destination in the Coming Decade? We Asked 10 Art-World Insiders

The world is working to emerge from a once-in-a-century pandemic. Employment is beginning to bounce back from record lows, but inequality remains high. The U.S. president is preaching the value of unity in a moment when the country is bitterly divided. But there’s one thing almost everyone can agree on: they really want to party. Sound familiar? The above paragraph could describe the Roaring ...

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