Tag Archives: Oleg Vassiliev

New Artists on the Block: Guryanov and Novikov fare well at Sotheby’s Contemporary East Day Sale

“One of the reasons there’s so much talk about money is that it’s so much easier to talk about than the art,” David Zwirner observes, in Nick Paumgarten’s fresh New Yorker piece “Why Are So Many People Paying So Much … Continue reading

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Vladey!: In a Record-Breaking Week, Moscow gets an Auction of its Own

If we thought the Frieze Art Fair and “The Age of Koons” had us busy, this week held one record-breaking auction after another. Things kicked off Monday at Christie’s New York, where Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour auction brought in $38.8 million in support … Continue reading

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Two Legacies: Roman Abramovich purchases the John Stewart Collection

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have had a roller coaster year, having been tapped for France’s Monumenta 2013 commission, only to have that commission canceled early this fall. During the last week of November, word went out that the project – Gorod (City), … Continue reading

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