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Chicago art handlers to vote on unionising

The Teamsters have filed complaints against Mana-Terry Dowd for intimidating workers

Published online: 16 April 2014

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Buy a share in art for just £5

A new trading platform, My Art Invest, is offering clients a chance to be part of the art market without spending their life savings

Published online: 10 April 2014

How to avoid a digital boom and bust

There are plenty of grants for new digital projects but finding long-term funding could be much harder

Published online: 09 April 2014

Detroit’s creditors demand a full reckoning of museum’s art

Two groups have subpoenaed the Detroit Institute of Arts for detailed records of finances, operations and ownership history for every work in its collection

Published online: 02 April 2014

Poly Culture moves to reassure shareholders

Chinese auction house addresses concerns over non-payment, forgeries and army links

Published online: 27 March 2014

Court lifts ban on mega-cruise ships in Venice

To exclude them, an alternative route must be found

Published online: 19 March 2014

 

Californian art world protests LA Times reporter layoff

In a heartwarming show of solidarity, the heads of 15 museums in California have rallied behind the art reporter at the Los Angeles...

 

It's tough in the middle for New York, ABMB 2013

While it's a good time to be at the very top or at the emerging end of the market, the middle tier of galleries and artists are feeling the squeeze. We ask New York's dealers and directors what are the alternatives to the mega gallery system?