Friday, March 15, 2019

Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely, the Hungarian-French artist often considered the "grandfather" of Op art, died 22 years ago today.

Christian Marclay | Krak

Christian Marclay
London, UK: White Cube, 2007
44 x 45.2 cm.
Edition of 100 signed, numbered and dated copies

Archival pigment print on paper, a reproduced shred of comic with the onomatopoeia of title. From the collection of the singer George Michael.

Bid here, from today to March 15th.

Tracey Emin | Every Part of Me's Bleeding

Tracey Emin
Every Part of Me's Bleeding
London, UK: Self-published, 1999
67 x 187.5 cm.
Edition of 3

Blue neon with an approximate current value of $100,000 CDN. The piece was the title work for a May to June 1999 exhibition at Lehmann Maupin New York, her first solo show in the United States. The exhibition also included large-scale sculptures, drawings, video, a quilt, a seaside beach hut and other neons.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hans Peter Feldmann | Untitled (David)

Hans Peter Feldmann
Untitled (David)
Düsseldorf, Germany: Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, 1991
23 x 12 x 12 cm. (overall)
Edition of 30 numbered copies

A painted plaster cast multiple painted in colours on the original metal plinth, valued at approximately $3000 US.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019

This week on Tumblr

This week on Tumblr: Books, photographs, editions and video works by Carolee Schneemann, who died earlier this week, at the age of 79.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Primary Information 2019 Benefit

Next Wednesday, March 13th, Primary Information holds it's 2019 auction, from 7:00 to 9:00pm
at Greene Naftali (508 W 26th St, 8th Fl, NYC 10001). The event features a cocktail party and a silent auction with works by more than 25 artists, including Cory Arcangel, Tauba Auerbach, Dan Graham, Allan McCollum, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Matthew Wong, Dena Yago and many others.
All proceeds from the event will support Primary Information’s 2019 programming season.

Primary Information is a non-profit organization devoted to publishing artists’ books and artists’ writings by emerging, mid-career, and established artists. In addition to new bookworks by contemporary artists, their reprint series has recently included projects by The Guerrilla Art Action Group, Carolee Schneemann, Lee Lozano, Constance DeJong, Dan Graham, and others. Forthcoming reprints include Yvonne Rainer and Sol Lewitt.

Tickets to the event are $100 US, and can be purchased here.