May Sales: Golden Week for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

In May, great collectors flock to New York. A great ball takes place there: evening sales of modern and contemporary art with Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Artsper and Achetezdel’art.com decrypt the event for you. Untitled (15 one dollar bills), Andy Warhol In this new kind of sport, each sale is a well-regulated social ritual seen like a round of boxing between very wealthy gentlemen. In realizing … Continue reading May Sales: Golden Week for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Azzedine Alaïa: Sculptor of Fashion

Azzedine Alaïa, world-renowned French-Tunisian stylist and legendary fashion designer, has been making fashion history since the 1980s. A self-taught artist and a great lover of the female body, his art applies itself to playing with shapes and curves, volumes and materials. Sculpting the dresses on the skin of his models, his dresses are built and cut, as if shaped in the flesh, marrying the feminine … Continue reading Azzedine Alaïa: Sculptor of Fashion