High-tech and old masters: when luck meets luck

In the competition between auction giants Christie’s and Sotheby’s, the older one was once again the stronger last year for a long time. The auction … Read more

Speculation with art: why such images went through the roof one day

MIn the middle of the decade a phenomenon appeared in the art world. Young artists flooded the market with predominantly formalistic visual programs. Her work … Read more

Potter George Ohr: He had his ceramics weighed in gold

George Edgar Ohr called himself “greatest art potter on earth”. You have to translate with ceramic artists, because art potters just don’t get it. In … Read more

Damien Hirst phenomenon: Dead eyes stare at you

In Animals that have been awakened from formaldehyde, shelves filled with cigarette ends or medicines, showcases teeming with vermin. Damien Hirst likes to articulate his … Read more

Jackson Pollock is toxic: museums sell men’s art

Jackson Pollock is the most important American artist of the 20th century. Art history can name many reasons for this. History of style: Pollock finally … Read more