5 Press Releases

Tag: George Floyd

  • Auction Industry

    Around the Auction World: February 2021

    Collage of images from around the auction world. Photo credit from left to right: Christie’s, Rare Posters, Black River Auction. Collage by Pranit Dubey (Auction Daily). The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others last summer reignited discussions about racial biases in the United States and around the world.…

    Around the Auction World February 2021-3
  • Auction Industry

    Representation, Leadership, and Art World Diversity

    The art world is not known for its diversity. Museums, galleries, and auction catalogs overwhelmingly feature white male artists. Boardrooms often lack equity as well. While art world diversity still lags behind, the industry is taking steps toward better representation.  One way to address this issue is to hire diversity…

    Representation, Leadership, and Art World Diversity1
  • Art Industry

    The 'Black Lives Matter' street art that contain multitudes

    The Black Lives Matter mural at Foley Square in lower Manhattan. The location has meaning because of its proximity to the federal courthouse and the African Burial Ground. Topiary Productions/Manhattan Borough President via The New York Times.by Julia Jacobs NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE).- The first word, Black, was designed by Tijay…

    The Black Lives Matter street art that contain multitudes
  • Art Industry

    The Art of a Movement: Black Lives Matter

    Artists and Galleries Respond to Protests for Racial Justice As protestors continue seeking justice for the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many others, art from the Black Lives Matter movement continues to document the campaign. What started as a hashtag in 2013 following the death of…

    The Art of a Movement Black Lives Matter-2
  • Galleries

    Black gallerists press forward despite a market that holds them back

    Lewis Long, of the Long Gallery in Harlem, at his apartment in New York, June 17, 2020. As Art Basel opens online, African-American galleries are glaringly absent. Demetrius Freeman/The New York Times. NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE).- Art Basel’s online viewing rooms went live Thursday, presenting 281 of the world’s leading modern…

    Black gallerists press forward despite a market that holds them back