Kerry James Marshall

Why Black contemporary artists shouldn’t just be shown through a Western lens

When Black artists break through in the market, they are often described as 'discoveries', yet there's a long line of artists that came before them

Art marketcomment

An increasingly polarised marketplace needs a third way

The divide between primary and secondary markets blur as sales skew in favour of a few recognised, bankable artists

Sotheby's sales up 16% in 2018 thanks to $1bn private sales boost

Auction house reports $6.4bn in total sales last year, while chief executive Tad Smith says guarantees are not "at a particularly high level"

Lawcomment

Why American artists should benefit from the resale of their works

The new Congress could reintroduce a key bill to establish droit de suite in the US

2018 in the market: the price is right for pale males

David Hockney was latest white male artist to set a record this year

#MeToo movement in at number three on Art Review’s Power 100 list

David Zwirner tops the ranking, while Kerry James Marshall is named most influential contemporary artist

Auctionscomment

Contemporary art’s value may be on the rise, but it comes at a greater cost

Chicago’s aborted effort to sell Kerry James Marshall’s public work teaches us something about the transactional nature of today’s culture

Kerry James Marshall painting created for Chicago library withdrawn from Christie’s auction

Knowledge and Wonder was estimated to sell for more than $10m, but Chicago’s mayor had a change of heart

Public art advocates—and the artist himself—speak out against sale of Chicago library’s Kerry James Marshall mural

The work, commissioned in the 1990s for $10,000, is due to be sold at Christie’s, New York for an estimated $10m to $15m

Rapper pays $18.5m for work at auction but the artist gets nothing—is the system in need of reform?

Anny Shaw asks if auction houses and dealers should pay their dues to the artists from whom they profit

Marshall arts: how collectors fell for Kerry James

Artist lands two big sales at Art Basel after record-breaking auction result

Kerry James Marshall on painting, politics and P Diddy’s record-breaking purchase of his work

The artist’s retrospective opens at the Rennie Collection in Vancouver, the largest private owner of his work

Kerry James Marshall sets $21m record for a living African American artist at Sotheby's sale

Rapper P. Diddy identified as buyer of the Chicago-based painter's Past Times

Analysis: Christie's postwar and contemporary auction nets $785.9m, with a big assist from an Old Master

Despite buy-ins, the sale saw several strong prices and records below the dizzy height of $450.3m for Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi