French journalist Jean Abbiateci has sorted through the 270 most expensive artworks sold at auction since 2008, and the resulting interactive infographic on visualizing.org reveals a lot about the art market, not all of it pretty.
Shamus Khan postulates that elitism is no longer expressed by enjoying highbrow arts, but rather by indulging a wide range of cultural preferences, from cheap Chinese food to Tchaikovsky.
Artists team up to make work inspired by each other, making for an exhibition that doubles as a who’s who of the contemporary art world.
The Gagosian empire is growing as Larry launches his twelfth gallery in a warehouse just north of Paris (his second space in the city).
Last week, the brand-new East London eat spot Tramshed flung open its doors to present its crowning conversation piece: Cock and Bull, Damien Hirst’s latest addition to his famed Natural History series.
Shelter Serra creates all of the luxury items you need – from Hummers, to black AMEX cards, to Birkin Bags, to Rolex Submariners, and so on. But these luxury goods have a bit of a twist to them – they’re fakes.