Two quick art market related stories teasing the coming London sales
One of the dangers of ageing and continuing to work, she says, is “in repeating yourself and finding formulas. You have to make a conscious attempt not to do that
So says Ana Maria Pacheco in this story about all the prominent lady artists of a certain age making their presence known right now–especially Bridget Riley who has big show in Paris and a couple of big pictures here and here for sale in London.
Age Shall Not Wither Her (The Guardian)
Yesterday Sotheby’s put on show more than £200m of pieces from its impressionist, modern and contemporary art sales. Despite general belt tightening, it believes these summer sales could be the most successful yet – partly due to buyers from Russia, south-east Asia and the Gulf.
Sotheby’s Offers Mini-Angel of the North (The Guardian)