Mr Brainwash (French b.1966), ‘Beatles Bandidos’, 2012,
Local East End auction house Tate Ward
cancelled their five-day exhibition and live auction at the Truman Brewery, which was due to open last week. However
, the Banksy specialists are still fighting online, while offering viewings and deliveries in-line with WHO recommendations. Their online auction of Urban and Contemporary Art
, with top lots including Keith Haring, Banksy, Harland Miller, Mr Brainwash and Damien Hirst, will take place this Wednesday 25th March.
‘Dirty Money – One Dollar’, 2019, Banksy (British 1974-)
“In light of the current situation, we have made the decision to move our three auctions online this week, including our biggest sale Urban and Contemporary Art. As a local business, we must carry on whilst changing our way of operating. We are fortunate that our business can move online during these uncertain times. Despite the turbulent global economy, art auctions are still performing solidly. Our lots include the likes of Invader, Harland Miller and of course Banksy, who are always in high demand.“ Nick Clark owner of Tate Ward
Dirty Money – One Dollar’, 2019, Banksy (British 1974-)
While Bonhams, Christie’s and Phillips are postponing their spring sales, and Paddle8 is filing for bankruptcy, it is a good time to support a local art auction house.
Zevs (French 1977-) ‘Liquidated Atlas World Wide’, 2010.
Art the Arms Fair intends to expose the DSEI arms fair, which is held with the support of the UK Government in London every two years. One of the world’s largest arms fairs, DSEI opens its doors for one reason only – to push for as many arms sales as possible, including to official delegations from countries with poor human rights records and those involved in conflict.
English artist Damien Hirst’s latest project, “The Currency”, is an artwork in two forms. Its physical form is 10,000 unique hand-painted A4 sheets covered in colourful dots. In the same way as paper money, each sheet includes a holographic image of Hirst, a signature, a microdot and – in place of a serial number – a small individual message.
Walking round an auction house the realities of market prices never cease to amaze me. At Christies recently, for example, […]
Banksy’s Game Changer was sold for £16,758,000 at Christie’s today 23rd March 2021, in the 20th Century Art Evening Sale.