January 2021 Art News

Thursday morning, Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Roundel by Sandro Botticelli broke the record for sales of Old Masters at Sotheby’s when it sold for $92.2 million, in the first marquee sale of the year.
Richmond, Virginia – Several rare, historic pieces are being brought to auction for the first time by Old World Auctions in their Sale #181, ending on February 10.

Learn about the art and artistic process of Rachelle Baker, a multi-disciplinary artist from Detroit, Michigan.

Through her continuous experimentations and the uninterrupted evolution of her art, Sherman has been revealing the absurdities of our society for the past forty years.
SCAD University Press announces the release of Kenturah Davis: Everything that Cannot Be Known. Commemorating Davis’ solo exhibition at the SCAD Museum of Art in 2020, the catalog—the artist’s debut monograph—contextualizes her investigation of the brilliance of Black identity.
While the impact of the movement far eclipses the brevity of the collective, without a doubt, the Memphis Group has become synonymous with the visual culture and nostalgic aesthetic of the 1980s. 
Kavi Gupta's latest exhibition, Young-Il Ahn: Reflection, memorializes the artist, who passed away unexpectedly in the midst of planning this, his second solo exhibition with the gallery.
Alaina Boukedes, a guest specialist in MoMA's Department of Visitor Engagement, talks about the “unpredictability” of her favorite piece in the MoMA, Philippe Parreno’s installation Echo.
New York—The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Verizon launched The Met Unframed, on January 12, 2021, an immersive virtual art and gaming experience with enhancements powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband and featuring more than a dozen one-of-a-kind digitally rendered galleries and nearly 50 works of art from across The Met's vast collection.
The exhibition brings together works that address black grief as a national emergency in the face of a politically orchestrated white grievance.
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