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BOOK LAUNCH: MAGNUS RESCH’S ‘HOW TO COLLECT ART’

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Phaidon to release How to Collect Art, the definitive guide to the art market and collecting in the twenty-first century from Magnus Resch, the world’s leading art-market economist and best-selling author.

Relevant for those new to the art market and seasoned collectors alike, How to Collect Art outlines indispensable insight into key aspects of contemporary art collecting. From working with galleries and art advisors to attending art fairs and auctions, the book demystifies the art market and how to navigate it. An art-world insider, Resch features guidance from many of the most experienced experts in the field, including Andy Warhol collector David Mugrabi, art advisor Amy Cappellazzo, gallerist Jeffrey Deitch, and the CEO of Christie’s, Guillaume Cerutti. The book’s introduction, written by art collector Pamela J. Joyner, reflects on the process of art collecting, how to practice responsible buying, and the importance of advancing diversity within art collections — both personal and institutional.

Read more: https://fadmagazine.com/2024/01/05/book-launch-magnus-reschs-how-to-collect-art/

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At Taipei Dangdai, Taiwan and Its Collectors Face an Inflection Point

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Taipei Dangdai Art & Ideas, the Taiwan art fair, hosted its 2024 edition last week, with 78 dealers from 19 countries and territories exhibiting this year. The fair, now in its fifth edition, opened as Taiwan’s collectors continue to exhibit their purchasing power and the country’s leading art institutions flex their curatorial prowess to visiting international dealers, curators, and other art professionals.

The fair kicked off Thursday with a VIP opening during which blue-chip enterprise Galleria Continua reported selling a Corten-steel sculpture by Antony Gormley for over $625,000. By the fair’s end, several galleries participating for the first time reported positive sales results. Sydney-based Coma sold five out of six paintings by Australian-born, Santa Fe–based artist Justin Williams, with four selling at $31,000 each.

Read more: https://www.artnews.com/art-news/market/taipei-dangdai-2024-report-1234706749/

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King Charles III is one of the UK’s most successful living artists. Here are 13 of his works.

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  • King Charles, who turns 75 today, is said to be one of the most successful living artists in the UK.
  • His paintings were first exhibited in Windsor Castle in 1977.
  • The king favors outdoor scenes and only paints in watercolor.

King Charles is an avid artist — and many of his works have also fetched a pretty penny.

Like his great-great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria, the monarch prefers watercolors and paints scenes of natural beauty, like mountains and lakes.

Read More: https://ca.news.yahoo.com/king-charles-iii-one-uks-180225255.html

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Artists from the collection at the Venice Biennale

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National Gallery Singapore is delighted to announce that for the first time in the country’s history, artists from the Gallery’s collection have been invited to participate in the Main Exhibition of the 60th International Art Exhibition—the Venice Biennale (Biennale Arte 2024), entitled Stranieri Ovunque—Foreigners Everywhere, curated by Adriano Pedrosa.

The eight artworks by Southeast Asian artists will be featured in the “Nucleo Storico” section of the Main Exhibition in a sub-section entitled “Portraits”, which expands the history of modernism beyond Europe and North America by focusing on stories from the Global South, including artists whose trajectories took them across continents and contexts over the tumultuous course of the 20th century. 

With more than 8,000 works, the National Gallery Singapore holds the largest public collection of modern art from Southeast Asia, offering a unique point of departure for transnational curatorial and research efforts that seek to position art from the region as integral to global art histories.

Read more: https://www.e-flux.com/announcements/594753/artists-from-the-collection-at-the-venice-biennale/

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