A year of creative disruption? Nan Goldin, Ruangrupa and climate activists occupy top spots on Monopol’s top 100 list – 71Bait

The German art magazine monopoly has published its annual list of the 100 people it considers most important in the contemporary art world. One of the first rankings of its kind this year, the magazine’s picks give a first indication of who’s stood out in a year of success and controversy. Supported by an advisory … Read more

The rumor that LVMH is buying Gagosian just won’t die. There may be something to it – just not what you think – 71Bait

The Art Detective is a weekly curtain-raising column by Katya Kazakina for Artnet News Pro Yes, really what’s going on in the art market. Last month, dealers, collectors and journalists on both sides of the Atlantic around Frieze London seemed to collectively gasp: luxury goods giant LVMH bought Gagosian gallery! The mega dealers Representatives have … Read more

Man vs. Machine: Who Owns the Paintings When AI Replaces Artists? – 71Bait

EDINBURGH: At first glance, the series of distorted clown faces in a clash of primary colors appears to be the work of a painter – with oily brushstrokes and smeared backgrounds being hallmarks. But the images that Scottish-based artist Perry Jonsson displays on his tablet were actually created by artificial intelligence (AI) – reflecting a … Read more

“Your incredible service is second to none”: Isaac Julien, Maria Balshaw and other art world insiders pay homage to the late Queen Elizabeth II – 71Bait

The news of Queen Elizabeth II’s death on Thursday 8th September drew a flood of reactions from all corners of the world. Our little corner of the art trade is no different. Anna Somers Cocks, Founder of art newspaper, wrote in an email to Artnet News that she felt she had lost a relative. “She … Read more