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Zilkens' News Blog Archive

Zilkens' News Blog 38 2023

In his 510th issue, Stefan Kobel has once again compiled a lot. More following on our blog.On Sunday, the Art Week and the fair "Positions" came to an end in Berlin. The prize for the best booth, awarded by an internal jury, was presented this year to Idolon Gallery from Taipei. The sponsor of the prize is Zilkens Fine Art Schweiz GmbH.European cultures are out ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 37 2023

We are now, after almost 10 years, at our 509th issue of the newsletter and of Kobel's Art Week. After 33 years and number 788, Karlheinz Schmid will discontinue his Infromationsdienst Kunst in October. This organ, printed on Din A 4 with an extremely idiosyncratic layout, will no longer be available to interested readers. It will only have been available in print, by subscription and ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 36 2023

Kobel's 508th issue contains a lot of exciting things, but no article on the DC Open, which took place this weekend. The Düsseldorf and Cologne gallery owners are doing something together and somehow the reports in the press only come afterwards - or hidden in the local gazettes. In times of economic upheaval, it would have been fitting to report on the tirelessly working galleries.Journalism ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 35 2023

For 507 weeks, Stefan Kobel has been compiling and commenting on the most important articles on the art market.One might think that London is the centre of art thieves. First the British Museum is relieved of about 1,000 works of art from its depots and then there are three people who stole a Ming vase worth about 2.5 million euros in Geneva and are now ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 34 2023

It is now already 506 weeks that Kobel's Art Week appears every Monday with an annotated review of art market publications. For some time now, we have also been publishing this on Linkedin, Instagram and Facebook. With Facebook, however, we ask ourselves whether this really still makes sense. We don't use the services, which only require a few digits, no matter who owns them or ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 33 2023

In the 505th issue of all, Stefan Kobel's half-year review of everything that is not an auction or art fair turned out to be particularly long - so we can keep our comments shorter... .This weekend, CADORO, the Centre for Art and Science in Mainz founded by Dorothea van der Koelen, celebrated its 20th birthday with a wonderful party. We offer our warmest congratulations.A maritime ... read more