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    Market: Garden of Delights

    By: Sheila Gibson Stoodley The European Fine Art Fair always opens in Maastricht, Netherlands, just weeks before the country’s famous tulips do. The 2010 edition, which takes place March 12–21, shows how the fair’s stewards are like master gardeners, always … Continue reading

    Record-Breaker: The Vivid Pink

    By: Sheila Gibson Stoodley It’s known as The Vivid Pink, but this five-carat pink diamond, which was unearthed as a 10-carat rough stone in a South African mine in 2006 and was cut by the London jewelry firm Graff, is … Continue reading

    In Perspective

    UPCOMING AUCTIONS Zero Hour: Almost 50 works from the Sammlung Lenz Schönberg Collection of ‘Zero-Art’ will be offered in Sotheby’s contemporary art auction in London on Feb. 10. Yves Klein, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Victor Vasarely are among the … Continue reading

    Market: Indigenous Finds

    By: Jenna Curry San Francisco has been the go-to city for tribal arts in February, and this year, two major shows are scheduled for the same weekend. In its 24th year, the San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show, running … Continue reading

    Market: The Outsider Edge

    By: Sheila Gibson Stoodley The 2010 Outsider Art Fair will take place Feb. 5–7 at 7 West 34th Street off of Fifth Avenue, returning to the venue it moved to last year. Among the nearly 40 exhibitors of works by … Continue reading

    Market: Santa Fe Trail

    By: John Dorfman Santa Fe is the second-largest art market in the United States, and yet coastal collectors often act as though it existed only in the summer, when Indian Market, Spanish Market, Art Santa Fe and the Opera are … Continue reading

    Market: Drawing Them In

    By: John Dorfman The small, clubby world of drawings enthusiasts gets more expansive this month as galleries all over the Upper East Side of Manhattan open their doors for Master Drawings Week, New York. Introduced in 2007 as an extension … Continue reading

    In Perspective

    EXHIBITIONS An Angle on Arbus: Diane Arbus: Christ in a Lobby and Other Unknown or Almost Known Works opens at the Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco on Jan. 7 and continues through March 6. Sculptor Robert Gober selected the 48 … Continue reading

    Market: In With the Old

    By: Jenna Curry More than 800 dealers from 22 countries will gather in Miami this month with one thing in common: antiques. Interestingly, that’s about as much as they have in common. The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, running Jan. … Continue reading

    Market: California, Here We Come

    By: Jenna Curry In December the art world looked with anticipation toward Miami’s multiple fairs; this month is Los Angeles’ turn to make its mark. The 15th annual Los Angeles Art Show, which takes place Jan. 20–24 at the Los … Continue reading