5 Tips for Finding the Right Frame for Your Art

art market Osman Can Yerebakan In the 1980s, Pictures Generation pioneer Sarah Charlesworth fostered a collaboration with downtown art framer Yasuo Minagawa. Edging her works dela with lacquer frames, her photographs ‘backgrounds seemed to bleed into their surroundings. The results were clean-cut, monochromatic sculptural works in which images energetically popped out of their flatness through … Read more

Inside Hauser & Wirth’s New Space Dedicated to Craft

art market Brian P. Kelly Installation view of “Of Making and Material” at Make Hauser & Wirth Southampton. Photo: Thomas Barratt. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Wheel throwing, spoon carving, and cabinetmaking might not be practices typically associated with Hauser & Wirth. The mega-gallery most recently made headlines for its $40 million sale … Read more

Hannah Levy Makes Sculptures That Look Like the Unholy Union of Corbusier and Cronenberg—and the Art World Can’t Get Enough

If the luxury items around us came alive in order to get their revenge, they might look like Hannah Levy’s art. Imagine an Eames chair sprouting chrome claws, or a pair of sleek stilettos perched atop taloned stilts. Striking a balance between seductive and scary, functional and farcical, Levy’s sculptures exude a kind of forbidden-fruit … Read more

What Sold at Art Basel in Basel 2022

art market Brian P. Kelly Installation view of the Hauser & Wirth booth at Art Basel in Basel, featuring Louise Bourgeois’s spider (1996). Photo: Jon Etter. © The artists / estates. Courtesy the artists / estates and Hauser & Wirth. Art Basel in Basel wrapped up its latest edition on Sunday and once again proved … Read more

Art Basel Offerings Aren’t Just for Billionaires. Here Are 5 Notable Sales at Every Price

Switzerland is said to be one of the world’s most expensive countries to live in—so perhaps it’s not surprising that the artworks on view at Art Basel, the mother of all art fairs, tend to be equally pricey. Not long after the doors of the Messeplatz opened to VIPs on Tuesday, triumphant emails began flooding … Read more