Please come and visit us at the Olympia Finar Art & Antiques Fair 

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LEFT Zeng Chuanxing, White Paper Bride, oil on canvas, 150 x 130 cm CENTER Marc Quinn, oil on canvas, 169 x 255 cm
RIGHT Tracey Emin, I Think of You, lithograph in 2 colors on Somerset 300 gsm paper, 90 x 68 cm, edition of 100, titled lower left, signed, dated & numbered lower right in pencil by Emin

Tanya Baxter Contemporary is happy to be exhibiting at the Olympia Fine Art & Antiques Fair once again this November 2 - 8, Stand E16. We will be bringing an exceptional collection of figural work from classically trained artists, as well as post-war and contemporary blue chip work. For over fifteen years Tanya Baxter Contemporary has established a global reputation for exhibiting some of the most exciting contemporary works of art on an international stage, and has also built a strong art advisory service that manages and curates art collections for a diversified client base including some of the world’s most discerning investors.

In November of this year we will be launching an art advisory office and showroom in Central Hong Kong that will allow us to connect with our large client base in Asia, and will support our role in the Asian market.

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 LEFT Frank Auerbach, Seated Man 1950, oil on board, 81.9 x 61.6 cm CENTER Zhao Kailin, Lady in Blue, oil on canvas, 52 x 42 in
RIGHT Pip Todd-Warmth, Taj Mahal, oil on board, 94 x 122 cm

With the excitement of Frieze and Frieze Masters having just come to a close, Olympia Fine Art & Antique Fair, running 2-8 November 2015, is the perfect platform for us to show works by extremely sought after, auction record artists. Selected artists will include Marc Quinn, Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Banksy, Francis Bacon, Andy Warhol and Anish Kapoor. We are also excited to be exhibiting an early work by acclaimed British artist Frank Auerbach, who has a large exhibition currently at Tate Britain featuring paintings and drawings from the 1950s to the present day. Auerbach is credited with creating some of the most vibrant, alive and inventive paintings of his time.

2 baconjpgLEFT Francis Bacon, Triptych 1983, lithograph 1984, ed. 180, signed, 89 x 63 cm each
RIGHT Anish Kapoor, Untitled 2014, fiberglass & paint, 90 x 90 x 46 cm

Many of these artists sold phenomenally well at this year’s Frieze, including Damien Hirst, whose new piece sold for over $1.2 million, proving that the notorious YBA is ripe for a comeback, his new museum successfully rekindling his demand. Bridget Riley led sales for Frieze Masters, one piece sold for $1.4 million. Frank Auerbach also sold extremely well, with a surge of demand coinciding with his superb retrospective at Tate Britain.

Tanya Baxter Contemporary will also be exhibiting a strong selection of works from our stable of internationally recognized mid career artists. These artists include Pip Todd-Warmoth, who has been painting for over 30 years and is collected by both private and corporate collectors. Another featured mid career artist is Richard Allen, whose recent works display a dazzling palette of exuberant color, suggestive of strength and energy. Allen has a current exhibition in Sydney, and has exhibited internationally in Hong Kong, France, London, and the United States. His work is held in various corporate and public collections including Sydney Bank, Macquarie Bank, Pernod Ricard in Paris and the New Westmead Children’s Hospital among others. Katarina Monier is a French artist who studied at the Sorbonne and has since exhibited in Paris, Hong Kong, London, Singapore, Colombo, and Monaco. Her work is held in public and private collections internationally.

3 redsLEFT Richard Allen, Palazzo Piccolo, synthetic polymer on canvas, 60 x 50 cm CENTER Jean Philippe Duboscq, Untitled 6, mixed media, 140 x 200 cm
RIGHT Katarina Monier, White Orange & Blue composition with Pink reflexion, mixed media & print on lacquered mirrored stainless steel, 100 x 135 cm

Overall results and opinions from this year’s Frieze confirm that buyers are more confident and faster to jump in and buy than ever before. This further cements contemporary art’s role as the primary driver of the global art market. Contemporary artists are benefiting from a rapidly emerging pricing structure that is the result of increasing transparency of auction results as well as an acute scarcity of Old Master and Modern artworks. The contemporary art market has a turnover of $1.76 billion per year and has grown an astonishing 1800% in fifteen years. Due to this drastic grown in value, contemporary art has become a safe and profitable long term financial investment. Contemporary art is definitely the place to invest, and is a dynamic and exciting market to be involved in.

4 finalset jpgLEFT Andy Warhol, Shoes, Screenprint with diamond dust on Arches Aquarelle (Cold Pressed) paper. Sheet size: 101.8 151.2 cm
CENTER Bridget Riley, Nineteen Greys (from set of four), 1968, colour silkscreen, signed, titled, dated ’68 and numbered “Artists proof” in pencil, titled and numbered “19 Greys #2” to gallery label verso
RIGHT Banksy, Laugh Now 2009, spray paint on cupboard door, unique, signed and dated, 184 x 40 cm, TAG 554, Pest Control COA