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Features From Previous Issues

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