But Is It Art?
What do you call a former model who does portraits of women composed from mentions of their man’s name in the Financial Times? A genius, of course. Natasha Archdale did Steve Schwarzmann’s wife, among others. This gives new meaning to the term, trophy wife. Bloomberg has the story.
London Market Notes
Bullish Hirst Rattles the Market (The Daily Telegraph)
Market News (The Daily Telegraph)
Carol Vogel profiles the new director of the Dia Art foundation. Phillippe Vergne has some work to do.
Dia Art Foundation Names a Curator as its Next Director (The New York Times)
The Next Hot Market? Indonesia?
Not to be out done by the Hungarians, The Straits Times has a very good and nearly comprehensive story about the art market and the prospects for Southeast Asian artists, especially I Nyoman Masriadi, to become hot commodities on the art market.
From Canvas to $$$$ (Asia One/The Straits Times)