After 15 years in the industry, Banksy’s former agent is unexpectedly renouncing the gallery world. Steve Lazarides cited the “snobbery of the art world” and its money-driven agenda for his sudden departure.
Sold to the highest bidder! Yesterday Sotheby’s shareholders approved the astonishing $3.7 billion (£3 billion) sale of the auction house to Patrick Drahi, the billionaire telecoms executive and art collector. Continue reading
On Monday a five-metre tall sculpture of a hand with a face on it appeared in the city centre of Wellington, New Zealand. Continue reading