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Two More Days to Bid on The Writer’s Auction

by Paddy Johnson on October 21, 2014
"Running Man", installed

“Running Man”, installed

With only two days left to bid on our Paddle8 auction, there’s no time to waste. This post exists to remind collectors and AFC supporters to get their bids in.

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Art F City’s Paddle8 Auction: Let’s Give the Ladies Some Love

by Paddy Johnson on October 14, 2014
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By all accounts our Paddle8 auction is doing well. Four of our eight items have bids. Why then, are those four items without bids made by women?

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A Week of Record Breaking Auctions in Perspective

by Paddy Johnson on November 14, 2013
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The contemporary auctions are breaking records again. Maybe it’s time to revisit Sarah Thornton’s reasons not to write about the art market.

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AFC’s Cheat Sheet for Today’s Contemporary Sale at Phillips de Pury

by The AFC Staff on June 28, 2012
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Get ready for another art auction! Today Phillips de Pury will hold its Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London. We’re watching it online at 7 PM (2 PM for New Yorkers), and we’ve created a cheat sheet for the most talked about lots. Which records will be shattered? Which artworks will be remain unsold? And most important, will the auctioneer pronounce artists’ names correctly?

We made pros and cons for the works that were most interesting to us, so you can place your bets. Our predictions: cement trucks, dicks, and the letter U will all edge toward victory.

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