Here’s What Sold on the Opening Day of the Independent Art Fair, From Fantastical Anime Paintings to Figurative Ceramics

Art collectors’ pent-up demand and enthusiasm for buying was on full display this week at the Independent art fair in New York, which returned to Spring Studios in Tribeca after a one-time stint in downtown Manhattan last fall. The unofficial theme of the multi-floor presentation? Painting, painting, painting. Reflecting the current fervor […]

The M+ Museum Has Removed Three Political Paintings by Chinese Artists as Beijing Continues Its Clampdown on Hong Kong

Three politically engaged works by Chinese contemporary artists have been removed from an exhibition at Hong Kong’s M+ museum that showcases the collection donated by Swiss mega-collector Uli Sigg. The removal was discovered when the museum reopened today after a prolonged period of pandemic-related closures. The three works were Wang Xingwei’s […]