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Paddles ON! Auction Exceeds Estimates in Developing Digital Market

by Paddy Johnson on July 3, 2014
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How successful was tonight’s Paddles ON! sale of digital art in London? On its face pretty good. Phillips sale totaled £83,500 ($113,636.83), exceeding their high estimate for the sale at £67,150 ($91,392.43). Dig a little deeper, though, and the results of the auction as a whole, which included 22 lots, suggest a still developing market: Five lots went unsold and four sold for under their estimates. Two unremarkable abstract panels that sold for as much as five times their estimate boosted the evenings sale numbers. Michael Staniak’s IMG_885, a monochrome painting made of casting compound and acrylic on board, brought in the most; it sold for £25,000, £20,250 over its £4,750 estimate. Trailing Staniak came Michael Manning’s Chinese Broccolini Torta, a pastel digital print on canvas which sold for £15,000, £10,000 over its £5,000 estimate.

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Rhizome Making a Killing on Paddle8

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on May 13, 2014
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Anyone else notice that Rhizome’s four-piece Paddle8 auction has already raised over $35,000? The auction supports their Seven on Seven Conference, for which they seem to have so shortage of support. That’s in no small part due to Petra Cortright’s “krakow_1.psd”, a digital painting on aluminum estimated at $3,500. The top bid for that painting is currently at $17,500 after 29 bids. The auction still has two days left.

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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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In Miami, UNTITLED’s a Quiet Contender

by Whitney Kimball on December 7, 2013
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Does NADA have any real competition? If it ever will, it’ll be UNTITLED.

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IMG MGMT Returns Tomorrow

by Whitney Kimball on November 14, 2013
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Our IMG MGMT essay series returns tomorrow. Don’t underestimate its continuing significance.

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Net Artist Daily: Gossip Gurl!

by Paddy Johnson on October 29, 2013
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Ever feel like the net art community isn’t insular enough? Consider those woes cured with Net Artist Daily, an insider net art link blog with the tone of Gawker and the humor of the Onion. They’ve dubbed themselves The Huffington Post-Internet, a fitting title because like the writers at the Huffington Post, net artists never get paid.

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Petra Cortright: VICKY DEEP IN SPRING VALLEY

by Paddy Johnson on October 25, 2012
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Back in September during the NY Art Book Fair, Petra Cortright casually mentioned that it normally doesn’t take her longer than 20 minutes to make an artwork. Her e-book, published by Paul Chan’s Badlands Unlimited, took her maybe an hour.

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