On Thursday, buyers were looking for works fresh to the market from long-term collections, rather than resales.
Wong Ping says he had not heard of the Guggenheim two years ago. Now his video stars in a show, depicting Hong Kong’s precarious relationship with China.
“Past Times,” which sold for $21.1 million this week, “has found a home in a collection with purpose and an eye toward preserving legacy,” said Jack Shainman, who represents Mr. Marshall.
A dream of a show at the Isabella Stewart Gardner spotlights the most exquisite Renaissance painting in the United States along with three related pictures from Italy.
Arthur Jafa’s triumphal debut consisted of a seven-minute video. Two years later, he’s back with artworks in three media on as many floors.
Jan Six has backing from several top experts for his attribution of the painting, which he bought at Christie’s in 2016. But some are reserving judgment.
A municipal agency that bought Kerry James Marshall’s “Past Times” for $25,000 in 1997 sold it Wednesday night at auction for $21.1 million.
Michael McCarty and Kim McCarty swap pieces of their art collections between their homes and the restaurants Mr. McCarty operates in California and New York.
Chaim Soutine’s gory, ecstatic still lifes at the Jewish Museum demonstrate his uncanny ability to find action in stillness and spiritual meaning in physical facts.
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.