The pinnacle of his success, achieved late last year at Sotheby’s, saw Hirst and the auction house net almost $200 million in two days.
After painting, swearing, drinking, and maneuvering his way to fame and fortune, Damien Hirst quietly finds himself alone at the top of the mountain.
He doesn’t own a home—but he flies around the world on his own Gulfstream and has an art collection that makes most curators drool. Is there anything normal about Nicolas Berggruen?
He helped close the deal for the World Trade Center before 9/11, and was instrumental in building a new stadium for the Mets, but Leonard Boxer’s legacy is his reputation.
Whether he’s meeting heads of state, inspiring children, or sitting down behind his easel, Romero Britto appreciates every second of the surreal life he’s created.
In a rare interview, world-renowned collector and curator Ydessa Hendeles explains why the spotlight she shuns should be pointed at the artists she champions.
While amassing one of the world’s hottest art collections, buying up London real estate, and lecturing everywhere from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi, who has time for sleep? Not David Khalili.
He traveled to Argentina to dance and soak up the culture; instead, former game show contestant Blake Mycoskie found purpose.
When documentary filmmaker Gaylen Ross heard the story of Rezso Kasztner trading money and jewelry for lives during the Holocaust, she knew it was a story she would one day tell—she just didn’t know his murderer would be the star.
Art world wunderkind Philippe Vergne is all grown up and ready to reimagine the Dia Art Foundation for a new generation of New Yorkers.
Living from paycheck to paycheck, Herb and Dorothy Vogel amassed an art collection good enough for the National Gallery.
According to news reports, the economy is bouncing back—and by all accounts, the art market weathered the financial storm admirably. The uncertainty of the time allowed for a business brashness unseen since the days of Warhol—leading the charge was conceptual British artist Damien Hirst, who eschewed the typical dealer route in favor of a first-of-its-kind one-man auction. The result: a record-breaking $198 million two-day takeaway from Sotheby's.
Calendar of exhibitions from around the world.