Harald Szeemann’s archive moves to LA

posted by on 2011.07.23, under Museums

The Getty Research Institute has acquired the huge archive left by the most famous contemporary art curator, Swiss Harald Szeemann. My article about the acquisition appeared today in Il Sole 24 ORE – ArtEconomy24 (Pdf on request).

Lucian Freud dies at 88

posted by on 2011.07.23, under Uncategorized

Renowned British artist Lucian Freud dies at 88. In 2008 he became the most expensive living artist in the world. My article, published online at www.ilsole24ore.com, tracks the development of his market.

ArtNew Top Art Collectors + ARCA conference 2011

posted by on 2011.07.16, under Art Crime, Collecting art

Who are the top art collectors 2011 according to ArtNews? And how to fight against art crime? The answers in two articles published today in Il Sole 24 ORE – ArtEconomy24 (Pdf on request).

A.F.Vandevorst Show at Fashion Week Berlin

posted by on 2011.07.09, under Fashion and Lifestyle

Images from the closing fashion show of Berlin Fashion Week SS2012

Art and Taxes: which are the benefits for donors who support foundations? The German case

posted by on 2011.07.02, under Taxes and Laws

Germany: which are the tax benefits for donors who generously support art foundations? The answer in the interview with German lawyer Friedhelm Klinkertz published today in Il Sole 24 ORE – ArtEconomy24 (Pdf on request).

DAMn N° 29: Mai Yamashita & Naoto Kobayashi + Naples Art Stations

posted by on 2011.07.01, under Uncategorized

How many people would be ready to dedicate nine entire days to observe the sprouting of a seed while keeping it in their hands? Or to knit a sweater for a 4 meter-tall giraffe? These and many other performances realized by Japanese artist duo May Yamashita & Naoto Kobayashi are described in my article published in DAMn #29.

The same issue features my article about current and upcoming Naples’ Underground Art Stations, waiting for the underground station designed by Anish Kapoor.