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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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Interest on the Rise for Paddles ON! Digital Auction

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on June 26, 2014
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Looks like Paddles ON! London, is on its way to replicating the strides made during last year’s much-discussed net-art auction, the first at a major auction house. Last fall, the auction held in New York at Phillips totalled $90,600 on the sale of 16 pieces out of 20 lots. People widely lauded the auction as a success—a GIF sold for $1,300 and the excitement from the live auction crowd was palpable—but financially, the case for Paddles ON! achievements aren’t clear cut. Nine of the works sold for less than their estimated bids, and four of those were bought in by the auction house.

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The Art F City Paddle8 Auction is Live!

by The AFC Staff on February 7, 2014
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Good news. The Art F City auction is live on Paddle8 and we’re employing every form of digital media to let people know! That means you’ve got through Monday, February 17th at NOON sharp to bid on all live items before the heading to Postmasters Gallery for the live auction with CK Swett. You have through Monday, February 17th at TEN PM to bid on silent lots.

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Amazon Art Now Open for Business

by Ian Marshall and Clara Olshansky on August 6, 2013
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Originally announced in May, Amazon Art opened today, the company’s online fine art marketplace. The company has long boasted they sell everything from A to Z, but until now, this didn’t include Marc Chagall, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, or contemporary superstars like Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol.

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A Hopeful Alternative to the Art Fairs? “Wish Meme” at the Old School

by Corinna Kirsch on May 8, 2013
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For the second year running, New York will host not just one, but two major art fair seasons within months of each other. Already fatigue seems to be the byword of choice for dealers, artists, and journalists faced with seeing the same, booth-friendly work throughout the year. For that reason, we look forward to the smaller shows that crop up in alternative spaces. “Wish Meme” dashed our expectations for a hopeful alternative to the blue-chip fairs.

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Bid Now: A Hurricane Relief Auction We Can Get Behind

by Whitney Kimball on January 22, 2013
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Chelsea may have reopened last week, but hurricane recovery’s still a long way off.

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