Marc Spiegler

Art Basel: An abundance of the very, very big and the very, very expensive

Donna Huanca Subodh Gupta Subodh Gupta Sue Williamson Julio Le Parc Julio Le Parc Donna Huanca David Hockney Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke Joan Miro While History shows as a whole, and the Renaissance in particular, that posterity has a predilection for works by artists afflicted by madness, the art market is far more rational agent. […]

Art Basel: quality provides a welcome break from the doomsayers

Paul McCarthy Frank Stella Hans Op de Beeck Sigmar Polke Ai Weiwei Francis Bacon Hans Op de Beecke Christo Hans Op de Beeck Piero Manzoni ‘Basel is the Wimbledon of art. It’s the fair where you find the highest quality  in the world and where the most sophisticated collectors make an appearance. Even those further […]

ArtBasel Hong Kong: Is the Chinese market really an Eldorado?

Marlene Dumas R Rauschenberg R Rauschenberg M Borremans M Borremans ‘There was a lot of expectation and nervousness when the fair opened its doors. Sales figures at Chinese auctions have been underwhelming but the contemporary art market is establishing itself strongly in Asia.’ Its through these nuanced arguments that Marc Spiegler, director of Art Basel […]

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