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10 In-Demand Works on Artsy This Week

In this weekly series, Artsy’s Curatorial team offers a look at the artworks that are currently gaining traction among collectors on Artsy. Looking at our internal data, we offer a selection of works that Artsy members are engaging with through inquiries, bids, page views, and saves. The following pieces are culled from recent online auctions and art fairs hosted on Artsy, as well…

Elsa Sahal, sculptrice décomplexée des excroissances

Les sculptures en céramique de cette diplômée des Beaux-arts de Paris ne laissent pas de marbre. Un militantisme teinté d’humour imprègne ses œuvres sensuelles. A l’image de sa fontaine attendue le 8 août à Nantes : un Manneken-Pis rose bonbon, au féminin.

B.C. potter Wayne Ngan turned clay into objects of rare sculptural beauty

Wayne Ngan devoted much of his life transforming clay into art – specifically, into pottery of such complexity and beauty that it attained the level of sculpture. Mr. Ngan found much of his inspiration in the driftwood, shells, sea pods and plant life on the beaches and garden surrounding his home studio on Hornby Island, B.C. He died on June 12 from lymphoma,…

Soon a Manneken-Pis feminist in Nantes, June 2020

Two legs in glazed pink raised on columns charged with”sea urchins, coral, and shells to let out a thin stream of water from a vagina triumphant… This is the sculpture group three meters high that will be able to discover from August of the Nantais, in the basins of the place royale. The initiative is part of the ” Travel to Nantes “, a cultural…

Wayne Ngan (1937-2020)

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved Wayne Ngan. He passed away on June 12th at the age of 83, leaving behind an ineffable legacy. As a studio potter, whose works are inextricably…

Jane Dickson’s Paintings Show the Sleazy Glory of Times Square in the ’80s

From indoor gambling environments to the squalid streets of Times Square in the 1980s, Jane Dickson is known for her nostalgic paintings of interior and exterior scenes reflecting a unique view of everyday American life. The artist is currently showcasing a series of paintings at STEMS Gallery in Brussels as part of an exhibition titled “Lucky Food.” The show marks Dickson’s first exhibition with the…

The American Academy of Arts and Letters Presents the 2020 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts

This year’s exhibiting artists are Diana Al-Hadid, Amy Bennett, Mike Cloud, Janiva Ellis, Barbara Ess, Erik Foss, Nicholas Galanin, Elliott Green, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Sheila Hicks, Lonnie Holley, Ridley Howard, David Huffman, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Arthur Jafa, Yun-Fei Ji, Cheyenne Julien, Siobhan Liddell, Medrie MacPhee, Karyn Olivier, Rona Pondick, Nathlie Provosty,…