Art Moscow drew 25,000 visitors over five days and reportedly had $6 million in sales according to Russian news site, RT.com:
Now that the Russian art market has become quite stable, prices are rising very quickly. But if you have a good eye, you can still make a good investment. Thanks to its growing popularity in Russia and overseas, the latest edition of “Art Moscow” at the Central House of Artists went global. It has seen a number of prominent international art dealers attending the far-reaching exhibition this year. […]
Among the highest-grossing items presented by the Barbarian Art Gallery – whose primary objective is to provide an international platform for emerging and mid-carrier artists from Russia and post-Soviet countries– were three giant creations by Ukrainian artist Oksana Mas.Weighing 250 kilos each and made from no less than 2,500 Easter eggs, painted differently, all the three “egg spheres” went to one eager Russian client on the opening day of the art fair for $300,000 – thus proving the undeniable efficiency of the exhibition from a commercial standpoint.
Art Shovels Up Money in Moscow (RT.com)