Beeple’s $69.3 Million Sale Sets a Record Within The Digital Art Realm

Digital artist Beeple (aka Mike Winkelmann) has sold his artwork “Everydays — The First 5000 Days”—a collage of the images that he posted daily since 2007—for a record setting $69.3 million. That’s a record (by far) for digital art and is the third highest auction price for a living artist in any medium. Following the sale of Chris Torres’s “Nyan Cat” work for $590,000 just …

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 …