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March 2008

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Guggenheim’s Provocative Director Steps Down

Banksy’s Laugh Now, (detail above) sold for £228,000

Bonhams’ top Banksy on

its way to Hong Kong?
Viv Lawes image of Marilyn Monroe, sold for
£96,000 ($186,000).
The Art Newspaper Doubling pre-sale expectations,
the auction, which included 74 lots,
LONDON. A consortium of four made a total of £1.3m ($2.5m). All
people led by an antiquarian book but one of the works sold. The 21
dealer paid £228,000 ($443,000) works by Banksy made £867,600
Thomas Krens in front of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, in 2005. Photo: Luis Tejido/European Pressphoto Agency for a row of spray-painted chim- ($1.7m).
panzees by the anonymous street
artist Banksy at Bonhams first Other high-selling lots included
By Carol Vogel Guggenheim has been unable to izing high-profile exhibitions. in Vienna on programming.
Urban Art Sale on 5 February. Nick Walker’s original Moona Lisa,
New York Times fill the crucial job of director of the In addition to overseeing the New Twice Mr. Krens has overseen the
2006, which sold for considerably
New York museum. They said that York museum, the director will restoration and expansion of its
Laugh Now, measuring six metres above its estimate of £3,000-
After nearly 20 years, Thomas candidates who were informally have authority over the Peggy landmark Frank Lloyd Wright build-
across, had been estimated by £5,000 for £54,000.
Krens, the provocative director approached were not shy about Guggenheim Collection in Venice, ing on Fifth Avenue.
the auction house at £150,000-
of the Solomon R. Guggenheim communicating that they would the Guggenheim Bilbao, the Deut-
£200,000. It was originally Also included were five works by
Foundation, is stepping down, its not work under Mr. Krens, who is sche Guggenheim Berlin and the The first, completed in 1992,
commissioned for the backdrop Japanese artist Takashi Murakami,
board announced on Wednesday. known as a difficult personality. Guggenheim Hermitage Museum was an $80 million restoration of
of the Ocean Rooms Night Club a mainstay of contemporary art
in Las Vegas. the building’s interior, along with
in Brighton in 2002 and was auctions at Sotheby’s and Chris-
The move comes three years Supporters of Mr. Krens, however, the construction of a 10-story
consigned to the sale by the bar’s tie’s and not previously recognised
after Mr. Krens triumphed in a say he has been disappointed with “The New York museum is the tower gallery and office building
owner. on the urban art scene.
him-or-me showdown with the the foundation’s board, especially center of the entire constellation,” designed by Gwathmey Siegel &
foundation’s biggest benefactor, its shortage of particularly gener- Ms. Stockman said. Associates.
The work’s poor condition—it has Even more intriguing was the lack
the Cleveland philanthropist Peter ous donors. With no replacement
many scuffs—did not deter lively of the Droit de Suite symbol next
B. Lewis. Mr. Lewis resigned after for someone like Mr. Lewis, who Although some critics argue that The second, a $29 million restora-
bidding, most notably from Ian to lots by eight different artists who
arguing that Mr. Krens was spend- gave the Guggenheim about $77 Mr. Krens has in effect turned the tion of the Wright building, is to be
Brown, frontman of the British are eligible to receive the payment.
ing too much money and should million overall — nearly four times Guggenheim into a McDonald’s- completed this summer.
band the Stone Roses, who was Droit de Suite became law in Brit-
focus more on the foundation’s as much as any other board like franchise at the expense of Mr. Krens said Wednesday that
the lot’s underbidder. Another ain in February 2006 and obliges
New York flagship museum rather member in its history — the Gug- expanding its collections and en- the proposed Guggenheim in Abu
underbidder was Andreas Andipa vendors to remunerate artists 4%
than on funneling resources into genheim may not have the dowment, he has actually created Dhabi, capital of the United Arab
of the Andipa gallery which is cur- of the hammer price when a work
developing Guggenheim satellites financial muscle to keep growing, a model for expansion that is being Emitates, was his most ambitious
rently hosting a Banksy exhibition is resold for over e1,000 ($1,450).
around the world. some art-world insiders say. copied by institutions around the project to date.
in Mayfair (until 29 March). This would suggest that the works
Mr. Krens cast his job change in a world, including the Tate in Britain
were consigned for the sale di-
In a statement on Wednesday positive light on Wednesday. “This and the Louvre in France. The “It’s 35 percent larger than Bilbao,”
Speaking to The Art Newspaper rectly by the artists themselves or
the foundation emphasized that is a great move for everyone,” he titanium-clad Guggenheim Bilbao, he said, adding that the new muse-
after the sale, antiquarian book their dealers—in effect a primary
Mr. Krens would remain at the said in a telephone interview after designed by Mr. Gehry, is viewed um’s programming would be more
dealer James Allen said he started market auction.
foundation as a senior adviser for stepping off a flight from Paris to as a major success, attracting ambitious, too, and that a staff of
buying and selling Banksy’s work
international affairs, overseeing New York. “In July I will have been more than a million visitors every about a dozen people would be
in 2003. “We’ll keep [Laugh Now] On 14 February three Banksy
the creation of a 452,000-square- at the Guggenheim for 20 years, year since it opened in 1997. dedicated exclusively to the Abu
on hold for a while but there’s a works in the charity Red auction at
foot museum in Abu Dhabi to be and I like that round number.” During his tenure Mr. Krens has Dhabi branch.
possibility of it going to a collector Sotheby’s New York made $2.9m
designed by Frank Gehry. increased the Guggenheim’s
in Hong Kong. It was extremely against an estimate of $650,000-
A towering 6 foot 5, with an M.B.A. endowment to $118 million from “It will be truly global,” he said,
cheap.” Indeed another Banksy $950,000.
In resigning as director Mr. Krens in management from Yale and $20 million, although he has been “representing art from the Middle
canvas with a single spray-painted
is clearly taking his cue from the a manner that is often taken for known to dip into the endowment East, Russia, Eastern Europe,
chimp, one of an edition of five, This total includes the artist’s col-
Guggenheim’s board. “This is arrogance, Mr. Krens, 61, has to cover operating costs. (The mu- Asia, Africa, as well as Europe and
sold later in the evening for laboration with Damien Hirst, Keep
something that Tom and the board long been synonymous with the seum’s endowment dropped by 20 America. It will change the model
£74,400 ($144,000) and the artist’s it Spotless, 2007/8, which made
decided together,” Jennifer Stock- Guggenheim. He is best known percent from 1998 to 2005, when it of the art museum.”
2005 screenprint Kate Moss (edi- $1.9m (est $250,000-$350,000).
man, the board’s president, said. for his ambitions for developing an was $45 million, which
tion of 50), after Warhol’s famous
She characterized Mr. Krens’s new international network extending drew harsh criticism from Mr.

Dealer ‘lost out’ on lost Diane Arbus art

position as a “natural transition.” from Las Vegas to Bilbao, Spain, Lewis.) In 1989 Mr. Krens negoti-
She added, “The museum is in a and for the types of high-profile ated a gift of Impressionist paint-
strong position to move on.” exhibitions he presented, including ings from the widow of Justin K.
The foundation said that Mr. Krens shows like “The Art of the Motorcy- Thannhauser, acquired the Panza By John Marzulli The photographs, depicting of the pictures and offered to give
would remain as director until a cle,” a personal passion, and ones di Biumo collection of Minimalist New York Daily News eccentric characters and freaks more if the photos turned out to be
successor was hired, and that the that tackled entire countries like art and oversaw the commis- from Hubert’s Dime Museum and valuable, Ogunsanya said in court
search would begin immediately. China and Brazil. sions of major artworks by Jeff Flea Circus in Times Square in the papers.
But it added that the institution Koons, James Rosenquist, Rachel 1950s, are to be auctioned next
would revert to the management He has also organized trend-set- Whiteread and Gerhard Richter month in Manhattan. They could “He was morally bound to give me
structure that existed until 2005, ting shows of contemporary artists, at Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin. be worth hundreds of thousands a fair price especially since he had
appointing a director who would among them Matthew Barney, These works later became part of of dollars. more knowledge [about the pho-
run the Manhattan flagship and Richard Prince and, most recently, the Guggenheim’s collection. “I feel victimized,” said Bayo Ogun- tos] than I did,” Ogunsanya said.
Guggenheim satellites. Cai Guo-Qiang. sanya, 50, of Fort Greene, who The Brooklyn Federal Court suit
Mr. Krens has drawn criticism for In Bilbao Mr. Krens led an acquisi- Photos taken by late Diane Arbus bought a storage trunk containing seeks to stop next month’s sale of
In September 2005 the foundation some of his programming choices, tions program that has included of denizens of Hubert’s Dime Mu- artifacts that belonged to Richard the photos at a Manhattan auction
promoted Lisa Dennison, then a including a show devoted to major installations of works by seum and Flea Circus with letter (Charlie) Lucas, a manager and house. Langmuir’s spokesman
deputy director and chief curator, Armani suits underwritten by the Richard Serra, Mr. Koons, Jenny addressed to R.C. Lucas, circus ringmaster at the wacky sideshow. dismissed Ogunsanya’s complaint
to director of the Manhattan fashion house itself. Holzer and Louise Bourgeois. He ringleader. A Brooklyn collector of Ogunsanya sold the first batch of as sour grapes.
museum. She served less than also has doubled the size of the African-Americana says another photos in late 2002 to Philadel-
two years, departing last summer The new director of the Guggen- Peggy Guggenheim Collection and collector tricked him into selling a phia collector Robert Langmuir “Mr. Ogunsanya is a professional
to join Sotheby’s auction house as heim will face the task of balancing partnered with the State Hermitage trove of previously undiscovered for $1,500, unaware of the Arbus who seems to have had a case of
an executive. Curators and other growth with acquisitions for the Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, photographs by the legendary connection. seller’s remorse and is trying to
museum directors have been Diane Arbus for a mere $3,500. Several weeks later, Langmuir paid wring a few dollars out of my cli-
saying privately for months that the permanent collection and organ- and the Kunsthistorisches Museum an additional $2,000 for the rest ent,” lawyer Peter Meltzer said.
Global Art Times March 2008 Page 3

Jeff Koons’s taste for Tate buys Charles Saatchi’s

Reuters/Alessia Pierdomenico
the classics Chapman sculptures
Paul Jeromack and Martin Bailey
Jason Edward Kaufman The Art Newspaper
The Art Newspaper
Tate has bought a group of faux-
NEW YORK. Jeff Koons, the ethnographic sculptures by British
artist known for his kitsch sculp-
tures inspired by pop imagery,
Good art should unsettle artists Jake and Dinos Chapman.

not soothe - Gormley

has emerged as a major spender The Chapman Family Collection
on traditional masters. Last consists of 34 pieces carved in
month, Koons paid $6.3m at wood and then painted. They first
Sotheby’s in New York for a large By Jeremy Lovell ranean chamber. went on display at the Chapman’s
limewood carving of St Cather- Reuters UK “It is all about questioning where London gallery, White Cube, in
ine, dating from around 1505, by human beings fit into the world,” 2002 where they were acquired by
the great German 16th-century LONDON - Good art, says Antony Gormley said. “When you walk into British collector Charles Saatchi.
sculptor Tilman Riemenschnei- Gormley, should make you feel un- these rooms they should unsettle He is said to have paid £1m for the
der. settled, even challenged, and not you, make you reexamine your set. At the time he said that this
fit neatly into your everyday life. place.” “Art that makes you feel was what “great art should be” (an
He had previously been identi- The role of the artist is to foment comfortable is likely to be craft, not edition of three painted bronzes
fied by The New Yorker as the revolution not confirm the status art. It will naturally fit into conven- was also produced). Bought by Tate The Chapman
lender of an 1866 Gustave quo says the man who created tions, not be evolving, challeng- Family Collection consists of 34
Courbet nude to the Metropolitan the monolithic Angel of the North ing,” he said. Gormley is surprised The Chapman Family Collection pieces carved in wood and then
Museum’s current exhibition on statue and has turned his own at the success of last year’s simul- was mainly responsible for the painted..
the French artist. He acquired body into an art industry. taneous exhibitions which drew brothers being shortlisted for the
this at Sotheby’s London on 27 “We have to continuously break record crowds to London’s South Tate’s Turner Prize in 2003. In
June 2007 for £1.64m ($3.2m). our own rules. Artists are capable Bank and prompted numerous October that year, the work was The price paid by Tate will not be
of falling foul of their own conven- calls to police from members of shown at the Saatchi Gallery in disclosed until the publication of
Koons currently holds the record tions, of getting lazy,” Gormley the public who mistook his rooftop County Hall and it was later lent Tate’s next biennial report, but
for the most expensive living told Reuters at the opening to the figures for suicide jumpers. to an exhibition in the Kunsthaus the acquisition is likely to be one
artist: his nine-foot suspended public on Wednesday of his two “That was very surprising. In my Bregenz in Austria. Most recently, of the gallery’s most expensive
Hanging Heart sold for $23.6m new works “Lost Horizon” and view good art is unlikely to be Saatchi loaned the set for a Chap- purchases of contemporary art in
to his dealer Larry Gagosian at “Firmament”. immediately accepted. But this man Brothers retrospective at recent years (in 2004-6, a Sigmar
Sotheby’s New York in Novem- “Art should be an agent of desta- clearly was,” he said. Tate Liverpool, which opened in Polke triptych was bought for
ber. bilisation, an agent for change,” December 2006. It was after this £817,000).
added the 57-year-old Londoner. Best known for the Angel of the that discussions began on a sale
In a lecture delivered at the Following the success of his first North, a project he describes as an to Tate. In December 2004 (p1) we re-
92nd Street Y community centre Koons paid $6.3m for this major retrospective at the Hayward “absolute experiment” that towers vealed that Mr Saatchi had offered
in New York last month, Koons sculpture of St Catherine at Gallery and Event Horizon exhibi- over the A1 road in northeastern The deal was arranged through his entire collection of British con-
professed his affinity for Courbet, Sotheby’s New York tion on the rooftops of London last England, Gormley has also exhib- White Cube. It is not known if the temporary art to the Tate, although
comparing works from his “Made year, Gormley’s new installations ited in Venice, Germany, Australia, gallery bought the works back from it was unclear whether a donation
in Heaven” series—which show at the White Cube, Mason’s Yard Singapore, Portugal and China. Saatchi before selling them on to or sale had been intended.
him having sex with his former are again based on his body. Despite being best known for Tate or whether they served as
wife, the Hungarian-born Ilona on balloon rabbits, porcelain “Lost Horizon” has 32 life-sized public space installations, Gormley intermediaries in the negotiations.
Staller, a former porn star and figurines and flower puppies, solid iron copies of Gormley’s body complains than most of today’s
then MP in Italy—with Courbet’s he collects older art, including adorning the floor, walls and ceiling public art is lazy and meaningless,
l’Origine du Monde (1866) in the a Dalí gouache that he bought of one room in the gallery. dismissing it as “garnish” for badly
Musée d’Orsay. as a memento of his visit to the “Firmament” has 1,770 steel designed buildings.
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Global Art Times March 2008 Page 5

Can you do me a quick cow’s head?

From Damien Hirst to Mark Wallinger, many major artists now rely on legions of
helpers. How do they feel about their often uncredited roles?

Patrick Barkham sides of beef the wrong way up under no obligation to explain and
The Guardian, UK because Hirst hadn’t warned her promote a work. “We can produce
they were to hang upside-down. State Britain and don’t have to take
responsibility for the whole artistic
Mayer’s expertise doesn’t come endeavour. We don’t have to an-
cheap. She won’t say exactly, but swer questions of whether it is art,
her day rate runs to hundreds of who it is for and why it is relevant.”
pounds, and she tends to pick only He sounds relieved.
the projects that interest her. She
Artists have always had assistants, feels her labours for others have Some artists turn to engineers and
but the days of a few dedicated taught her valuable skills: “Maybe scientists to help with complex
Cai Guo-Qiang, Inopportune: Stage One, 2004. individuals toiling endlessly in without Damien’s work, I wouldn’t ideas. Tristan Simmonds - the
draughty garrets are long gone. have the luxury of being able to engineering mastermind behind
Today, ambitious modern art buy new tools and materials, and Antony Gormley’s ambitious new
Cai Guo-Qiang makes an explosion at the Guggenheim - made, perhaps, from space-age to experiment. I could never have work, Firmament, to be unveiled
materials - is increasingly likely to worked on such a scale. I’ve learnt tomorrow at White Cube, Mason’s
Alexis Wang torted and twisting life-size tigers glorification has begun to crumble. be constructed by teams in either a huge amount and got ideas for Yard, London - first collaborated
NYU News Art Review pierced with arrows. This piece, Cai’s use of gunpowder is what first spark-filled factories or computer- other things.” Mayer says she with the sculptor on Quantum
called “Inopportune: Stage Two,” made the artist famous, and the filled design practices. Big-name “gets a real kick” from seeing her Cloud, which sits at the back of the
When you enter Cai Guo-Qiang’s was first created in 2004 and uses rest of the exhibition focuses on artists like Damien Hirst outsource contributions in the final works; Millennium Dome.
new exhibition “I Want to Believe” the tiger in context of its Daoist his use of this medium for artistic their work, employing project Hirst always invites his collabora- A specialist engineer with Arup,
at the Guggenheim, you are faced symbolism of purity and simplicity. creation. A video installation shows managers and young artists to tors to his shows. “He is a lot more Simmonds spends most of his time
with a series of nine cars spiraling One might interpret this work as Cai’s working process, which is realise their lucrative ideas. So open about what I have done for designing buildings and bridges,
towards the heavens with blinking a critique of civilization’s vicious strikingly reminiscent to Jackson perhaps it’s not surprising that him than I am,” says Mayer. “It’s although he has worked for Anish
neon light projections, frozen in a negation of the environmental and Pollock’s action painting, but Cai dedicated companies are now not my work. A proportion of it is, Kapoor on Marsyas, the huge
sort of static explosion of fantasy spiritual harmony of Daoism. takes it to the next level by sprin- springing up, such as Millimetre but the idea is not mine.” installation that dominated Tate
and hypermodernity. The immediate kling gunpowder onto the horizontal in Brighton, which bring together Modern’s Turbine Hall in 2002.
reaction from virtually any visitor The next piece, the impressive canvas instead of paint. He then artists, designers and engineers to Michael Smith, an art graduate of “That was terrifying and exhilarat-
to this show will undoubtedly be “Head On,” consists of 99 wolves lights a fuse, which creates a small produce works of art for others. similar vintage to Hirst, stretched ing,” he says, adding that they
“wow,” as nearly every viewer suspended from the ceiling with explosion, leaving traces of burnt But does it help the assistant to canvasses for tutors and then, by weren’t entirely sure if it would stay
spends the first five minutes gazing cables. They majestically hurdle ash on the canvas. learn, or does it sap their own time word of mouth, became fixer and suspended. “If the calculations had
upwards, transfixed in a childlike up the ramp of the museum in a and energy? And how do their fabricator for dozens of young been 1% out, it would have been
state. And indeed, one is not disap- beautiful sweeping motion until they Often the subject matter alludes egos cope with seeing the fruits British artists. “If someone dropped sitting on the ground.”
pointed by the rest of Cai’s oeuvre, crash into a glass wall at the top, to nuclear weaponry and the of their labour applauded under a bomb on Mike Smith’s studio,”
which fills all six levels of the perhaps alluding to the dangers of atomic bomb, features of the another’s name? These concerns sculptor David Batchelor once Simmonds finds working for an
Guggenheim’s circling rotunda. This crowd mentality with a particular 21st century that have violently have faded for someone as suc- quipped, “it would change the artist a refreshing change from the
might just be the Guggenheim’s reference to East Germany, the altered humanity’s conception of cessful as Emily Mayer, an artist face of London’s contemporary long labour of designing a building.
best use of its space to date. Berlin Wall and Communism. itself. These works are arrestingly and taxidermist regularly used art world.” At Smith’s studio by With architecture, it can be years
beautiful, subtle in their expression by Hirst. “My expertise in dealing an old gasworks on London’s Old before you see an end product and
Cai is the first Chinese-born artist to The next level of the rotunda and powerful in their conception. with dead things is what they go Kent Road, 12 full-time staff brave “there is always compromise along
have a solo show at the Guggen- displays Cai’s interest in the crea- He also uses gunpowder to create for,” she says, surrounded by a hot metal and flying sparks in a the way”. The nice thing, he says,
heim in the museum’s inaugural tive products of decay, appropria- explosions in the sky, notable macabre menagerie of dead things warehouse almost the size of a about working with these artists is
installment of a new effort to reflect tion and political history. In “New for their transience, whimsy and in her Norfolk studio: hedgehogs, football pitch. that the first idea, the concept, is
Asia’s presence in the contempo- York’s Rent Collection Courtyard,” metaphysical spirituality. Cai treats rats, cats, blue tits, crows, wood- taken all the way through. Build-
rary art scene. And this first show Cai addresses Maoist ideology by gunpowder, the Chinese invention peckers, mice, squirrels, pigeons, Smith is very discrete. He admits ings require expensive fittings and
could not be more fantastically recreating the pivotal Social-realist that has most dramatically affected a black bear and, most disturb- that, over the years, some of his must meet certain standards; in
conceived. Cai represents a small sculptural installation created in the the world, as a representation of ingly, a raccoon’s penis. clients - Rachel Whiteread, Gary comparison, he insists, “sculpture
group of Chinese artists who, ‘60s in Sichuan that the Chinese both catastrophic warfare and ethe- Mayer’s work for other artists Hume, Gavin Turk, Keith Tyson, is actually quite simple”.
since the late ‘80s and ‘90s, has Communist Party praised for its real beauty. It is through destruction began when chef Marco Pierre Jake and Dinos Chapman, Mark
become increasingly successful in clear and expressive portrayal of that Cai creates. White asked her to preserve him Wallinger - have been sensitive Smith thinks one reason young art-
the international art market. While China’s laboring farmers. But these The title of the exhibition is “I Want a pike. He introduced her to Hirst. about publicising the fact that he ists are turning to artisans to build
many of these artists’ works are clay sculptures are left unfired to Believe.” And with Cai’s confi- Mayer’s first piece for Hirst was a makes works for them. “In a way, their work is because of a lack of
superficially devised to appeal to a and unfinished, which means that dence in art’s capacity to move and huge stuffed bear: she bought the it’s more to do with the demands facilities in art colleges; students
Western conception of the Chinese within a few weeks, they will have spark the individual in our digitized skin from a Canadian taxidermist, being made upon them, and the can’t experiment and never learn
experience, Cai is perhaps the only dried out so much that only clumps global society, you most certainly spent two days at Heathrow filling nature of the art world,” he says. basic practical skills. He thinks this
one who has maintained a strong of dusty clay will remain on the will believe. Idealistic? Perhaps. out paperwork, and created an Indeed, fast turnover is essential problem began when he was at
sense of his identity, refusing to museum’s floor. With China’s entry But who cares? Cai is a refreshing orthodox piece of taxidermy, if a hot young artist is to make the college: “It was all to do with health
submit his work to an easily identifi- into the capitalist market and most and welcome reminder that art still which towers over an unmade most of their quite possibly fleeting and safety fears. The colleges
able “Chinese” aesthetic. of its citizens leading increasingly has the power to inspire our faith in bed in Hirst’s Last Night I Dreamt time in the spotlight. “The number were becoming paranoid about
After the cars, one comes upon “bourgeois” lives, it is easy to see ourselves and the future. I Didn’t Have a Head. Mayer also of opportunities offered to exhibit being sued because someone lost
Cai’s next work, which involves con- why this paragon of proletariat Runs through May 2008 made two “rotting” cow’s heads for their work outstrips their ability to a finger or burnt themselves.”
Hirst’s 1000 Years, using “erosion produce it,” says Smith.
moulding”, a process that gives Does all this subcontracting mat-
Boris has got a quarter of a million or extraordinarily lifelike results. Smith won the Turner prize last ter? Critics who sneer about artists
more, and now we’ve caught up with year. Well, Wallinger won it for who are unable to make anything
him. It’s going to be a much fairer Hirst’s studios are famed for being State Britain, an exact replica themselves are “just idiotic”, says
fight now.” lively places, and the artist has a of peace protester Brian Haw’s art writer Louisa Buck, once a jurist
Most of the money came from a reputation as a generous boss. banners in Parliament Square. for the Turner prize. “You wouldn’t
single canvas by the graffiti artist Mayer visits his Gloucestershire Wallinger photographed the ask a film director to shoot every
Banksy, which sold to an anony- studio now and again, and gets rambling protest before it was scene or an architect to lay bricks,”
mous bidder for £195,000. The the odd visit in return, but she is impounded by police in 2006. she says.
painting shows two children pledging content to be a semi-detached cog Smith’s team worked from those
allegiance to a Tesco shopping in his vast machine. At the mo- images to create a replica, which “Artists are smart enough to know
bag, and is a preliminary sketch for ment, she is repairing a zebra skin reportedly cost £90,000, dwarfing that other artists make the best
a life-size graffito which appeared for him, as well as mounting 11 fish the £25,000 win. There was almost technicians and studio assistants,
on Wednesday on the wall of an skeletons on stainless steel rods. no mention of Smith in the press, while working in a studio is the
Islington pharmacy. with Haw’s protest being described best way to learn. You only have to
Art sale gives Livingstone £230,000 boost Livingstone himself bought a print of
These, like many other products
of the Hirst empire, are cloaked
as having been “lovingly recreated”
by Wallinger.
look at art history to see it’s also a
time-honoured tradition.”
a Steadman cartoon for a £140. He in secrecy, with Mayer usually
Martin Hodgson Hatoum and Ralph Steadman, and said: “The art world is very in touch receiving telephoned instructions The fabricator didn’t mind. Smith is Some artists, such as Jeff Koons,
The Guardian, UK in all it brought in nearly a quarter of with what happens in London. They from several different project full of praise for Wallinger, saying have studios full of assistants
the total amount each recognise that if Boris gets in, society managers. Does Hirst ever explain his client produces a lot of his own working to meticulous instructions
Ken Livingstone’s campaign for candidate is permitted to spend on would collapse back into barbarism.” the overall project? “He never tells work but takes on help because on paintings; others, like Peter
re-election as mayor of London campaigning. Speaking after the me. He asks me to do something he uses so many mediums: film, Doig, paint their own.
received a shot in the arm last night, auction at the Aquarium gallery in A spokeswoman for Rootball, which and I don’t know what the finished sculpture, painting, installations. “It doesn’t make it any greater or
when an art auction raised £230,000 Islington, Livingstone said the event organised the event, said: “The art- project will be. I suppose he “It would’ve probably driven him lesser a work,” says Buck.
in support of his candidacy in just had yielded more than any fund- ists here do not consider themselves doesn’t need to tell me. Probably insane if he’d tried to produce it “It’s just a different way of making
over an hour. raising event so far, enabling him to political artists, but they do want no one knows until he exhibits himself,” says Smith, who was work” .
match the sums already raised by to affect the political process and them.” Sometimes, she admits, once a sculptor himself. “I’m re-
The sale featured 38 works by artists his Conservative rival, Boris John- support progressive policies for the it would be helpful to know. She ally comfy with it. I enjoy making
including Anthony Gormley, Marc son. “We are allowed to spend up to capital.” once began creating two enormous things.” He finds it “liberating” to be
Quinn, Banksy, Mona £1m on campaigning. We know that
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