There is a new generation of artists who are realising staggeringly high prices. This group of rising stars is an all boys club of young, middle-class men. It is a perfect demonstration of the perennial confusion between price and quality, where buyers’ voracious habits steer the consensus towards judgments of artistic worth. But the market, in its inexorable whim, is not always right.
The Indiscipline of Painting: International abstraction from the 1960s to now Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre Exhibition
Major works by artists including Andy Warhol, Frank Stella and Bridget Riley go on show alongside paintings by emerging talents in a celebration of the complex genre of abstraction from the 1960s to now.