Tag: Sotheby’s

The biggest changes in the art world we’re looking out for in 2020

The biggest changes in the art world we’re looking out for in 2020

Looking into the year ahead, many key players in the art world will continue to develop groundbreaking approaches to the display and sale of art, but past issues will haunt auction houses, galleries, and museums alike. In 2019, most art market reports considered a lack of transparency to be the primary hurdle faced by entrants into the art market. In the coming year, the spread of coronavirus, Brexit, and new anti-money laundering directives in the UK will affect the art sales. Read on to see how these changes and others will likely influence the art world going forward.

25th February 202026th February 2020
This Week in the Art World: Tensions come to a boil on the ongoing Sackler controversy, a disrupted Whitney Biennial, climate change and the Sotheby’s acquisition

This Week in the Art World: Tensions come to a boil on the ongoing Sackler controversy, a disrupted Whitney Biennial, climate change and the Sotheby’s acquisition

As the Artvisor HQ braces for the upcoming heatwave about to hit London, we are pleased as always to run you through the biggest news stories of the art world this week. Key issues at the forefront of public consciousness over the last year are coming to a boil, beginning with the unprecedented announcement of...

22nd July 201921st January 2021
London’s Contemporary Art Auctions June 2019: Spotlight on Her

London’s Contemporary Art Auctions June 2019: Spotlight on Her

Last week’s Contemporary Art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips saw established names achieving stellar results. William Kentridge’s The Pool set a record for a work on paper at the hammer price £447,000 at Sotheby’s on Wednesday. At Christie’s the day before, Gerhard Richter’s Musa (2009) achieved £1,031,250, a world record for a tapestry by...

2nd July 201928th July 2019