Leading International artists use materials recovered from The Glasgow School of Art fire to create new works for auction.

25 leading international artists, including Simon Starling, Sir Antony Gormley, Grayson Perry, Cornelia Parker, Jenny Saville, David Shrigley and Douglas Gordon have used materials retrieved from The Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh library after the fire to create original works of art to help raise money for restoration of the Mackintosh Building.

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Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action Group Show at White Cube Private View Wednesday 7th July 2010

© bpk / Zentralarchiv, SMB Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action. Looking at the pivotal role of drawing in current practice, the exhibition features almost 200 works on paper by some of the most significant artists working today. The German term ‘Kupferstichkabinett’ describes the special collection of prints and drawings within a museum, ‘kabinett’ originally deriving […]

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Christie’s Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in London Realises $31.8 Million

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction took place this evening and realised £19,063,350 $31,778,604 €22,513,816 selling 88% by lot and 86% by value. The top price was paid for Night Playground by Peter Doig (b.1959), 1997/98, an exemplary large scale painting described by the artist as one of his own favourites. It was offered […]

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