ARTSY: The Most In-Demand Artists at Art Fairs in the First Half of 2019

Modern Muse supports the careers of emerging artists and provides Collectors with a simple solution to purchasing affordable art. But understanding the art market and the leading players in the inductry is essential, so here is an article which provides you with informative analysis and data from ARTSY. 


By Benjamin Sutton - Artsy’s Lead Editor, Art Market and News


Jeff Koons and KAWS dominated the conversation during this year’s spring auctions, but Artsy data shows that Yayoi Kusama was the artist most sought-after by collectors at art fairs in the first half of 2019.
Demand for the nonagenarian Japanese artist known for her dazzling mirror chambers, disorienting canvases covered in spots, and large, dotted pumpkin sculptures not only outpaced young market stars like KAWS, Nathaniel Mary Quinn and Derrick Adams, but also eclipsed blue-chip stalwarts like Andy Warhol and Gerhard Ritcher. 
July 17, 2019
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