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  • Christie’s Is Riding the Modigliani Market With the Sale of a Sculpture That Could Fetch $40 Million This May

    20 Apr 2019

    The prices paid for works by Amedeo Modigliani at auction have been eye-popping for most of the past decade, with his richly colored nudes achieving some of the highest sums ever recorded at public sales. Christie’s is betting the streak will continue, with the just-announced consignment of a rare limestone sculpture, Tête (circa 1911–12), that will be offered […]

  • French Billionaire Art Collectors the Pinaults and the Arnaults Pledge $340 Million to Rebuild Notre Dame

    17 Apr 2019

    Billionaire art collectors and businessmen François Pinault and Bernard Arnault have pledged €300 million (around $340 million) to help rebuild Notre Dame. They announced their gifts within hours of a devastating blaze that ripped through the roof of the great cathedral in Paris on Monday evening. The massive fire tore through the 850-year-old structure, causing the […]

  • ‘望江山 | The Vast Landscape’ Opening Cocktail 2019

    09 Apr 2019

    Dear friends, The Yang Gallery • Beijing 798 team sincerely appreciates your wonderful presence & lovely support at .’望江山 | The Vast Landscape’ Opening Cocktail. We look forward to see you at our next event soon!

  • Millennials Fork Out US$28m on KAWS’S Simpsons Art

    09 Apr 2019

    Millennials snapped up US$28 million worth of art inspired by the Simpsons television show, along with skateboarding shoes and cans of spray paint at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong as a new generation of collectors comes of age. They are the new young collectors – a lot hippier in hoodies – emerging in the auction […]

  • ‘望江山 | The Vast Landscape’

    02 Apr 2019

    Dear friends, Yang Gallery • Beijing 798 team cordially invites you to《望江山 | The Vast Landscape》Opening Cocktail, 6th April 2019, 3-6pm at Yang Gallery • Beijing 798. 👏🍷 We look forward to your presence soon! RSVP: beijing@yanggallery.info / +861057623020 策展人 Curator: Susanna Yang 展览日期 Exhibition Period:2019.4.6-4.28 展览地点 Exhibition Venue:北京市朝阳区酒仙桥路4号798艺术区陶瓷三街, 杨国际艺术中心 3rd Taoci Street, No.4 Jiuxianqiao […]

  • Art Basel Hong Kong 2019

    28 Mar 2019

    The seventh edition of Art Basel Hong Kong opened on 27th March 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre for Private View and we were there during the first two days  to catch all the highlights. This year’s event will highlight exhibitions and installations such as KAWS’ new “ALONG THE WAY” Exhibition, NIGO’s ”NIGOLDENEYE® Vol. […]

  • The Dior x KAWS plush BFF Are Now Up for Grabs

    23 Mar 2019

    The highly coveted Dior x KAWS plush BFF is finally available to cop in-store <3 The BFF, its pink furry body sharply suited head-to-toe in Dior, was the focus of Dior’s artistic director Kim Jones’ first collection arrival announcement. An unique collaboration with one of the world’s most recognisable contemporary art subject, naturally they are limited edition with […]

  • Beijing Art Summit 2019

    22 Mar 2019

    The ‘Beijing Art Summit 2019’ is an exciting event in March, staging an international platform for dialogue from multiple perspectives on issues in contemporary art in China and around the world comes at an increasingly important time in global history. The Chinese art market is mirroring China’s new stance on the geopolitical stage. Equally important is […]

  • A Chinese Collector Transformed Five Empty Oil Tanks Into a Museum With a Fitting Name: Tank Shanghai

    21 Mar 2019

    Tank Shanghai, the ambitious and long-awaited museum project from Chinese collector Qiao Zhibing is finally set to open its doors. The museum—which is comprised of five disused oil tanks that formerly stored fuel for the nearby Hongqiao International airport—sits on the banks of Shanghai’s Huangpu river. After years of extensive work, Qiao has converted the empty tanks […]

  • ‘The Arts Define Who We Are at Cartier’: An Interview with Chief Executive Cyrille Vigneron

    13 Mar 2019

    When he was named chief executive of Cartier International in 2016, Cyrille Vigneron was given the unenviable task of defining a new strategy for the luxury jeweler and building bridges within the Cartier organization “to make everyone feel part of the maison” owned by the Richemont luxury conglomerate. Three years later, with the precision of […]

  • LACMA acquired a gigantic painting by Zeng Fanzhi, one of China’s most expensive artists.

    10 Mar 2019

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has not been shy about its efforts to expand its operations and reach in China. Last year, the California museum announced that it had made an arrangement with the Shanghai art collector Budi Tek, who has pancreatic cancer, to merge his private institution, the Yuz Museum, with LACMA. On […]

  • David Hockney Double Portrait Made Headlines at Christie’s London Contemporary Sale

    07 Mar 2019

    After a strong night at Sotheby’s on Tuesday, the London contemporary sales continued this week with an a £79.3 million ($104.6 million) evening sale at Christie’s that saw 38 of 41 lots sell, for a taut sell-through rate of about 93 percent. The most anticipated lot of the sale was David Hockney’s Henry Geldzahler and Christopher Scott (1969), […]

  • Italy Is Now ‘Happy’ to Lend Its Leonardo da Vinci Works to France for Anniversary Exhibition

    06 Mar 2019

    The resolution coincides with a broader thaw of diplomatic tensions between the two nations. Italy and France have resolved a months-long political stalemate that threatened to scuttle the Louvre’s plan to present an ambitious exhibition of works by Leonardo da Vinci to mark the 500th anniversary of the master’s death. France’s culture minister Franck Riester and […]

  • ‘金猪纳吉 | Year of the Pig’ Cocktail Opening

    05 Mar 2019

    Dear friends, Yang Gallery • Beijing 798 team sincerely appreciates your presence at 《金猪纳吉 | Year of the Pig》cocktail opening! 🥂🍷 We look forward to your continual support & to welcome you to our next event soon! 🌹 Exhibition Period:2019.2.23 – 3.18 “猪”为中国十二生肖中福气与财富的象征,被赋予吉星高照和财源滚滚之意!.. Yang Gallery 《金猪纳吉》2019新春首展圆满成功举办!我们衷心感谢所有参展艺术家、藏家、媒体及各界朋友的莅临和支持!同时感谢佳德酒业对本次展览开幕酒会的大力跨界赞助支持! 《金猪纳吉》是杨•国际艺术中心主办的第五届生肖主题展,特邀28位当代艺术家创作以猪为主题的艺术藏品,在此金猪吉年,杨•国际艺术中心携手所有参展艺术家恭祝各位猪年万事财源亨通、健康平安美满! 《金猪纳吉》展览持续至3月18日,欢迎广大艺术爱好者前来观展!

  • Sotheby’s Will Expand Its New York Headquarters With a Starchitect-Designed Overhaul

    25 Feb 2019

    Sotheby’s unveiled plans for a major expansion and overhaul of its New York headquarters. Details of the project, which has an estimated budget of around $55 million spread over 2018 and 2019, were kept under wraps for the past ten months as plans took shape, a Sotheby’s representative confirms. The renovated headquarters are set to open to […]

  • Karl Lagerfeld, the ‘Kaiser’ of Fashion Was Also a Talented Photographer

    20 Feb 2019

    The German-born designer Karl Lagerfeld, one of fashion’s most influential figures who also had a foot in the art world, has died in Paris at age 85. Largerfeld once dismissed designers who wanted to be visual artists, saying they should stick to art directing. But as his fashion career blossomed, he continued to pursue other artistic […]

  • Yang Gallery | Lantern Festival 祝福各位元宵节心圆 梦圆 福缘 财缘 合家 团圆

    19 Feb 2019

    Yang Gallery | Lantern Festival 祝福各位元宵节心圆 梦圆 福缘 财缘 合家 团圆

  • For the First Time Ever, the Rijksmuseum Is Showing All 400 of Its Rembrandts at Once

    18 Feb 2019

    If the great Dutch Golden Age painter Rembrandt van Rjin was revived for one day to tell his life story, he “would probably head straight for the Rijksmuseum,” Taco Dibbits, the director of the Amsterdam museum, told a gathering of press at the Dutch embassy in London. That’s because the Rijksmuseum holds the most comprehensive collection […]

  • 金猪纳吉 | Year of the Pig Contemporary Exhibition

    16 Feb 2019

    Exhibition Title: 金猪纳吉 | Year of the Pig Contemporary Exhibition Opening Cocktail:2019.2.23, 3-6pm Exhibition Period:2019.2.23 – 3.18 Exhibiting Artists: Chen Hong, Chen Zhize, Du Hua, Du Xue, Feng Lipeng, Feng Yiying, Guo Jing, Guo Kejun, He Miao, He Wenjue, Hu Ran, Huang Huang, Jin Pianyue, Li Manjin, Li Dapeng, Liu Miaomiao, Mo Zhi, Mi Xiaotian, Pan […]

  • Frida Kahlo’s Corsets, Prosthetics, Cosmetics & Art- From the Brooklyn Museum’s New Blockbuster on the Artist’s Life and Work

    11 Feb 2019

    During her lifetime,  Frida Khalo had only one solo show in New York City, at Julien Levy Gallery in 1938. Now, more than 80 years later, the great Mexican artist will take her rightful place with what is sure to be one of the city’s biggest blockbusters of the year, the exhibition “Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can […]