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September 13, 2023 - Sam Gaskin for Ocula
There's no perfect way to assess sales performance at an art fair. Galleries are under no obligation to report sales, and they're incentivised to report strong interest, making their artworks seem more covetable. The success of sales also depends on context. In a down market—which auction sales suggest is already here—average sales look good.Read More >>
September 12, 2023 - Eileen Kinsella for Artnet News
Here's what caught our eye during last week's crush of art fairs in New York City.Read More >>
September 8, 2023 - Eileen Kinsella for Artnet News
New York gallery Berry Campbell had a standout booth, a curated presentation of 12 postwar women artists. The gallery has a distinct focus on re-examining underrepresented women artists of the 20th-century. Gallery owner Christine Berry called it “an incredible day,” noting high demand for artists including Alice Baber, Bernice Bing, and Lynne Drexler.
Works by Drexler sold for $885,000 and $200,000; the artist, who has been drawing intense interest, will likely be the subject of a traveling institutional retrospective at some point in the near future. A work by Baber went for $200,000—Berry Campbell hopes to mount a solo show of the artist next year.
Later on in the day, the gallery let Artnet News know that a painting by Ethel Schwabacher had been sold for $195,000.Read More >>