Thursday, April 11, 2013

By the numbers: international edition

1 the number of Te Papa touring exhibitions on show at The American Museum of Natural History (Whales: Giants of the Deep)

1  the number of New Zealand dealer galleries that will be represented at the Frieze Art Fair New York (Hopkinson Cundy)

1.79  the amount in millions of NZ dollars paid for  the Chinese Girl by Vladimir Tretchikoff 

7  the number of days a week the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will be open as of 1 July

10  the number of countries participating for the first time in this year’s Venice Biennale

14 The number of Andy Warhol exhibitions currently on tour throughout the world

24  the percentage the Chinese art market fell last year

52  the estimated percentage of total art sales worldwide that last year were handled by the primary market

89  the number of days to wait before you can see the Statue of Liberty following the havoc created by Hurricane Sandy 

154  the number of artists in Massimiliano Gioni’s exhibition  The Encyclopaedic Palace slated for this year’s Venice Biennale

200 the number in hundreds of thousands of people who have visited the Mike Kelley retrospective at the refurbished Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam since it opened last December

1,000 the number of tents to be pitched in Ai Weiwei’s installation Aus der Aufklärung in Germany

50,000+ the number of tickets the V&A pre-sold to its David Bowie exhibition