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80 Artists are Vying for Next High Line Plinth Commissions, Nearly 20 are Black. Here's What Their Proposed Sculptures Look Like

80 Artists are Vying for Next High Line Plinth Commissions, Nearly 20 are Black. Here’s What Their Proposed Sculptures Look Like

Chicago artist AMANDA WILLIAMS proposes Sandra’s refuge: Safe Passage for Free Movement in Public Space for the High Line Plinth.   THE PUBLIC WILL HELP DECIDE the artists chosen for two forthcoming installations on the High Line Plinth in New York City. An international advisory committee nominated 80 artists from 40 countries who submitted proposals....
Record-Setting Painting by Noah Davis and Abstract Canvas by Ed Clark Top Phillips New Now Contemporary Art Auction

Record-Setting Painting by Noah Davis and Abstract Canvas by Ed Clark Top Phillips New Now Contemporary Art Auction

  A CAPTIVATING AND MYSTERIOUS SCENE painted by Noah Davis (1983-2015) attracted a whirlwind of bids yesterday. “In Search of Gallerius Maximumianus” (2009) far exceeded expectations ($60,000-$80,000) and sold for $400,000, fees included. The price was five times the high estimate and established a new artist record. Set March 4 at Phillips New Now sale,...
Creating Space: Here's the List of 42 Artists Whose Works Are For Sale at Sotheby's to Benefit the Studio Museum in Harlem

Creating Space: Here’s the List of 42 Artists Whose Works Are For Sale at Sotheby’s to Benefit the Studio Museum in Harlem

Lot 3: LYNETTE YIADOM-BOAKYE, “An Assistance of Amber,” 2017 (oil on linen). | Estimate $100,000-$150,000. Sold for $555,000 including fees   THE STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM and Sotheby’s are collaborating on a major sale of works by some of the most prominent and critically recognized artists of African descent working today. Artists including Mark Bradford,...