New York’s Exit Art is an alternative art space which supports emerging contemporary artists. ArtJetSet attended the preview for their annual Ecstasy 2010 Benefit Auction, being held this Monday June 7 7:30-9:30pm. The Silent Auction has a wealth of incredible works for sale, a great opportunity to support an outstanding art initiative as well as scooping up great art by up and coming as well as known and established contemporary artists. This benefit is a brilliant way to build an […]
On Feb. 23, auction house Christie’s International will begin a three-day sale of up to $425 million worth of art collected by the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, industrialist Pierre Bergé. The sale of nearly 700 artworks — from Roman antiquities to paintings by Mondrian and Picasso — will feature a celebrity-studded red carpet, $400 souvenir catalogs and a 44,291 square-foot salesroom built into the Grand Palais, Paris’s glass-domed exposition hall near the Champs-Elysées. Concurrently, YSL […]
Damien Hirst’s Beautiful Inside My Head Forever Sotheby’s Auction in London garnered quite a buzz, since it is the first time an artist is selling work directly from his studio through an auction house. Of the 223 lots, the sale totalled £111,464,800.00 far beyond the $115million estimation.