Colin Gleadell gives a pocket market history of how the Gutai painters were ‘discovered’ in recent years and charts their exhibition and price progression. Kazuo Shiraga has been the dominant figure among the artists. Alex Vervoordt, Robert Mnuchin and Dominique Levy were among the key dealers.
Last year, the sales and price trajectory seemed to peter out. The market is shifting back to Asia at auction but there’s a gallery show in London:Continue Reading