Interview: Hans Neuendorf + Jacob Pabst on 30 Years of Artnet

The father/son team address transparency, tech and collecting work today

The very first website appeared in 1991 and explained how to use the internet. Not many companies were quick to launch online (an unknown realm for most at the time) and many that did disappeared quickly into insignificance. Artnet—which was founded in 1989 by German art dealer  Hans Neuendorf—was one of the first companies to make the brave foray into the digital universe. Neuendorf’s mission …

Previewing Laguna Art Museum’s 2019 California Cool Auction

Proceeds from the sales of over 100 works will benefit furthering the institution

At the Laguna Art Museum‘s 2019 benefit auction, California Cool, works from over 100 Californian artists are available for purchase, and every sale results in raises funds for many of the museum’s ongoing initiatives—the collection and preservation of California art, their calendar of exhibitions and art education included. With an online auction and a live auction commencing tomorrow (16 February), works from Brittney Diamond, Tom Lamb, Lindsey …

Artist-Designed Rugs in Henzel Studio and Paddle8’s Benefit Auction

Handmade carpets that defy function will go under the hammer next week

Work from some of the world’s finest artists can be found—on carpets—in an auction running 3-17 December to benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation. Swedish luxury textile house Henzel Studio is partnering with online auction house Paddle8 for the two-week event. The 20 artists who created products were encouraged to think beyond practicality. And many of the pieces do defy function—several thanks to their non-traditional shapes. Each of the handmade …