“Pasta, Panda, Beretta e Mandolino – Made in Italy” by Urka in Turin, Italy

“Pasta, Panda, Beretta e Mandolino – Made in Italy” by Urka in Turin, Italy Street artist Urka just worked on his latest mural located at Parco Dora, Turin, Italy. The mural entitled “Pasta, Panda, Beretta e Mandolino – Made in Italy” was made in collaboration with artist MrFijodor. URKA is a talented, satirical sketch artist who enjoys …

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Daniel Weiss announces intention to step down as President and CEO of The Met

Daniel Weiss announces intention to step down as President and CEO of The Met Daniel H. Weiss, President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art since 2015 and President and CEO since 2017, announced today that he intends to step down in June 2023. An accomplished scholar and author who holds a PhD in art history …

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Jeff Koons’ Balloon Monkey (Magenta) sold for 10,136,500 to benefit humanitarian aid for Ukraine

Jeff Koons’ Balloon Monkey (Magenta) sold for 10,136,500 to benefit humanitarian aid for Ukraine On 28 June 2022, Jeff Koons’ seminal sculpture Balloon Monkey (Magenta) (2006-13) sold for £10,136,500 at Christie’s raising vital funds for humanitarian aid for Ukraine. Presented for sale by Victor and Olena Pinchuk, proceeds from the sale will be used to …

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Compton Verney hosts the first large-scale survey of David Batchelor’s career

Compton Verney hosts the first large-scale survey of David Batchelor’s career Throughout 2022, Compton Verney is exploring, examining and enjoying artists’ use of colour. With David Batchelor: Colour Is, the Warwickshire art gallery is hosting the first large-scale survey of the Scottish artist and writer’s work spanning four decades. Throughout his career, David Batchelor (b.1955) …

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Daniel Sinsel presents a group of new and recent works at Sadie Coles HQ

Daniel Sinsel presents a group of new and recent works at Sadie Coles HQ This June, Daniel Sinsel presents a group of new and recent works – encompassing painting, assemblage and sculpture – marking his sixth solo exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ. Throughout the body of work, Sinsel mediates conventional notions of flatness and spatial …

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Bonhams announces acquisition of Paris auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr

Bonhams announces acquisition of Paris auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr Bonhams, the global auction house, has acquired Cornette de Saint Cyr, the French auction house. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Cornette de Saint Cyr will now be known as Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr. Established in 1973, Cornette de Saint Cyr is a …

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In ‘Extinct and Endangered,’ Photographer Levon Biss Magnifies the Potential Loss of Insects Around the Globe

In ‘Extinct and Endangered,’ Photographer Levon Biss Magnifies the Potential Loss of Insects Around the Globe Despite existing on separate continents thousands of miles apart, the Madeira brimstone and giant Patagonian bumblebee are experiencing similar hardships. The former, which inhabits the islands it inherits its name from, is dealing with an invasive species decimating the …

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Koons ‘Balloon Monkey’ Sells for Ukraine Relief, Yves Klein Overperforms at Christie’s London-Paris Sale

Koons ‘Balloon Monkey’ Sells for Ukraine Relief, Yves Klein Overperforms at Christie’s London-Paris Sale Christie’s staged two back-to-back sales of modern and contemporary art on Tuesday afternoon in London and Paris, bringing in a combined total of $250 million with fees. The 106 lots offered spanned works from young newcomers like Anna Weyant and pieces by …

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