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The spring art auctions: money amok

It’s the time of the season when we turn our beer-soaked attentions towards the modern art world and gaze, in dumbfounded disbelief, at what hedge fund princes, Russian oligarchs and Sheiks of Araby spend on what they are… 1.032 altre parole

Art

Castello di Rivoli

Grand Suite // Jan Vercruysse // painted wood frames, red velvet chaise lounge // 1986

Located on the top of a hill in Turin, Italy sits the Castello di Rivoli. 199 altre parole

FYI

Hitler Sculpture Sells For £12m At Auction

A sculpture of Hitler on his knees has sold at a New York auction for $17.2m (£12m), a record for Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.

The wax and resin figure, called Him, depicts Hitler as the size of a boy, on his knees, and dressed in a grey woollen suit. 176 altre parole

Art & Style

Italian art sets a new record

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan has recently sold one of his most iconic works of art for 17 million dollars through an auction at Sotheby’s in New York city. 235 altre parole

Milan

Architecture Only an Artist can Get Away With

New York’s Guggenheim Museum has just announced plans to install a new artwork by Maurizio Cattelan consisting of a toilet made of 18 karat solid gold. 450 altre parole

Writing

Where is the Traction? Maurizio Cattelan's "Mother" Photograph

Maurizio Cattelan (b. 1960)
Mother 
cibachrome print face mounted on Plexiglas
61½ x 48 in. (156.2 x 122 cm.)
Executed in 1999.

A few years ago I visited Alan in New York for my birthday. 180 altre parole

Soul

Artist of the moment.......Maurizio Cattelan

The artist often portrays celebrities or internationally renown people in wax. One of his best known works is a wax sculpture of the Pope being crushed by a meteorite. 135 altre parole