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Mike Kelley's Mobile Homestead will hit the road again next year

... of the estate, will show Kelley’s Memory Ware Flats at its 69th Street space in New York this month. These works have long been seen as his most decorative series: wood panels decorated with beads, buttons, shells and other found objects that Kenny Schachter once quipped “pass the Park Avenue test” for being easy to transport in pre-war elevators, not visually challenging and “instantly recognisable”. But in an effort to plumb the works’ complexity, Hauser & Wirth will show them alongside ...

Charity begins at home for the Mike Kelley Foundation

... of the estate, will show Kelley’s Memory Ware Flats at its 69th Street space in New York this month. These works have long been seen as his most decorative series: wood panels decorated with beads, buttons, shells and other found objects that Kenny Schachter once quipped “pass the Park Avenue test” for being easy to transport in pre-war elevators, not visually challenging and “instantly recognisable”. But in an effort to plumb the works’ complexity, Hauser & Wirth will show them alongside ...

Brexit bargain hunting?

... dollars, so we sell him in dollars. With others, such as Pierre Soulages, we buy in euros, so we sell in euros.” “Nobody is going to fly to London for Frieze based on the devaluation of the pound,” says the London-based collector and dealer Kenny Schachter. But he thinks it might incentivise foreigners to bid at this week’s contemporary art auctions. “If you want to buy a piece by [the New York-based artist] Rudolf Stingel, then it makes sense to buy it in pounds instead of dollars,” he ...

Kenny Schachter on how to survive an art fair

... Beach, so you never know. Live life one fair at a time and have fun; in the end, there’s loads of learning at hand on just about every occasion. • To request your complimentary copy of the full Art Fair Report 2016 report, register now Kenny Schachter on how to survive an art fair #News #Fairs

Sotheby’s pays top dollar for the art world’s best address book

... leading auction houses already has a pretty thick address book and lots of expertise on advisory services in-house. The future may tell whether the acquisition is smart or foolish, but it’s hard not to see it as a gamble for resurrection.” Kenny Schachter curator, writer and art dealer “Just when I focus more on writing than dealing—this! Talk about timing,” he says. “When the bulls are running unfettered it’s easy to appear a genius. But if, as everyone is predicting, there is a slowdown,...

Kenny Schachter on Peggy Guggenheim’s one-woman fight to champion artists

... story. She was ahead of her time and still is, and she herself summed up her own life most succinctly: “It was all about art and love.” For some, it still is. Kenny Schacter is an art dealer, curator, collector and writer based in London Kenny Schachter on Peggy Guggenheim’s one-woman fight to champion artists #Art #Artists #Comment #Peggy_Guggenheim_Collection

The price tag of contemporary art is just the beginning of what it will cost you

...,975. It is also raising funds to launch an index that would assign ratings to art based on its material durability. “Contemporary art presents more challenging conservation issues than Old Masters,” says the London-based dealer and collector Kenny Schachter. “With technologies shifting faster than fashion, this information is more relevant than ever.” The services provided by the Art Preservation Index could be especially valuable for new collectors, who may be unaware that they have little ...

The sky is falling on the art market, or is it?

Kenny Schachter on the auctions in New York In last week’s New York auctions of Impressionist and Contemporary art, $2.3bn was transacted in two weeks and though less than the last spate in May ($2.7bn, a record high), nevertheless it was above the $2.1bn ...

Gallerists at Frieze are saluting their pioneering forebears

... establish the careers of Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. From “the early 1990s recession sprang the curator as personality, and now the spotlight has shifted to the dealers as mini-celebs in their own right,” says the writer and dealer Kenny Schachter. The myth of the old-school, nurturing gallerist has become even more appealing in today’s global, cut-throat market. “Dealers today are more akin to Goldman Sachs than Sonnabend or [Leo] Castelli,” Schachter says. Next spring, Franklin ...

Will artist royalty rights go global?

... artists and artists’ estates, almost doubling the previous year’s total of £4.7m. But, for some, royalties simply mean more regulation, impeding free trade. “Once an artist sells something, it’s sold,” the London-based dealer and curator Kenny Schachter says. “Then they go back to the studio or fabricator and make some more. It’s a time-worn exchange that has lasted thousands of years and should remain in force simply as it is and always was.” More harm than good? In Australia, resale ...

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