The 41st edition of Fiac (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) at the Grand Palais in Paris Art Market

Paris fair sheds its Frenchness

Pinault and Arnault invitation to view Fiac ahead of VIPs pays dividends (The 41st edition of Fiac (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) at the Grand Palais in Paris) Published online: 22 October 2014
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Ludwig foundation threatens to take back its donation to Cologne

Works by Richter and Oldenburg hang in the balance until the city finds a second venue for the Museum Ludwig

Published online: 23 October 2014

Paris auction house holds protest sale

Piasa shifts its strategy to focus on Modern and contemporary art and design

Published online: 23 October 2014

Pompidou partners with Jumex Collection in Mexico

But the project won’t be a pop-up space, a spokeswoman says

Published online: 23 October 2014

Swedish artists say ‘Pay up’

Smaller state-run museums are failing to follow a rule that requires payment for exhibitions

Published online: 23 October 2014

Next Venice Biennale to examine ‘disquiet of our time’

The curator Okwui Enwezor today revealed the theme of the 56th edition

Published online: 22 October 2014

Eleventh-hour settlement all but secures Detroit’s art

The safety of the DIA’s collection is close to hand after a deal is reached with the bankrupt city’s biggest creditor

Published online: 22 October 2014

 

Art Basel and Central St Martins will teach you what to buy in Hong Kong

The Swiss fair and London art school collaborate with the University of Hong Kong on a course for new collectors

Published online: 22 October 2014

Buffalo’s jewel-box art museum to grow

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is planning its first expansion in 50 years

Published online: 22 October 2014

Russia’s performance artists are heard

Garage Museum organises the first exhibition of the movement, from the Futurists’ early experiments to today’s “artivists”

Published online: 21 October 2014

Interview: Camille Henrot, life, the universe and everything

The French artist’s film in Prospect 3 reflects her fascination with the human quest for control over the natural world

Published online: 21 October 2014

 
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In 1958, the young Carl Andre put down his chisel. Dispensing with a studio and gathering industrial materials such as brick, copper tile or raw timber locally for each show, he proceeded to section or stack them in geometric patterns on the floor, thereby disrupting every convention of sculpture...

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