When he turned 50, Jason Boyd Kinsella left an advertising career to pursue art. Two years later, his paintings are selling for nearly $500,000 – 71Bait

Patrizia Koenig tends to be conservative in her estimates, and the arrival of a Jason Boyd Kinsella painting for consignment at Phillips some four months before the auction house’s spring sale was hardly an exception. She judged that as the artist’s thaw Portrait would sell for a maximum of $10,000, a desirable upper limit for … Read more

What I’m buying and why: Hong Kong fintech executive Alan Lau on the dangers of not reading a status report – 71Bait

A version of this article originally appeared in the Artnet News Pro Spring 2022 Intelligence Report. Alan Lau doesn’t mind a busy room. His Hong Kong studio, which he uses part office and part retreat, is brimming with art – particularly complex installations. As chairman of WeSure, Tencent’s fintech insurance business, Lau is particularly interested … Read more