New York auctions: has the art market roared back to life?

Plus, Heather Phillipson at Tate Britain and Ackroyd and Harvey on Joseph Beuys

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Jean-Michel Basquiat's In This Case sold for $93.1m Courtesy of Christie's

Jean-Michel Basquiat's In This Case sold for $93.1m Courtesy of Christie's

The Week in Art

From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. An award-winning podcast hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie’s.

It's a big week in the New York salerooms: Scott Reyburn, art market expert for The Art Newspaper and The New York Times, discusses the big sales and notable trends at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York auctions. Meanwhile, as museums in England get ready to open for the first time in five months, we talk to Heather Phillipson about her new exhibition in the Duveen Galleries at Tate Britain.

The artist Heather Phillipson with our contemporary art correspondent Louisa Buck in Tate Britain's Duveen Galleries © David Clack

And in this episode’s Work of the Week, to mark the centenary of the birth of the German artist Joseph Beuys, we talk to the artist duo Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey about Beuys’s seminal late work 7000 Oaks and their response to it, Beuys’ Acorns.

Artist duo Ackroyd and Harvey have planted 100 oak trees outside Tate Modern © Tate Photography (Seraphina Neville)

The Week in Art podcast by The Art Newspaper is available every Friday on our website and all the usual places where you find podcasts. This podcast is sponsored by Christie's.

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