Browsing Category: art market

  • Literary pictures: two art world novels and their authors

    When it comes to the world of contemporary art, it can be difficult for a journalist to paint the people and the parties in their true colours. So perhaps it is unsurprising, given the suspension of disbelief required by the market and the legal protection afforded by fiction, that the most convincing picture of the …

    June 7, 2017
  • Interview: Karl England and Ben Street (Sluice Art Fair)

    For artists who don’t perhaps make millions, Frieze art week may be a date to hate. But this year, two man team Karl England and Ben Street are presenting a bold alternative. The brand new Sluice Art Fair will be 15 minutes down the road. “We have had some hostile reactions when we invited people …

    September 1, 2011
  • Brighton Banksy for sale

    This is a Banksy and yet not. The original image of two policemen kissing has been transferred to canvas and is now in storage. And that, as the Guardian reported last week, is up for sale. “We got it taken off a couple of years ago. What started to happen was people started to vandalise …

    April 26, 2011