French antique dealers target younger collectors with new fair

Paris Beaux-Arts to run in parallel with La Biennale des Antiquaires, but will include more contemporary and international galleries

Published online: 11 December 2014

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Latin American art has its day in the sun

As US curators look south, collectors begin to take note

Published online: 06 December 2014

Seek and ye shall find

Most dealers are playing it safe but there are surprises in store for the more intrepid collector

Published online: 06 December 2014

Can satellite fairs give artists their first big break?

It doesn’t happen every day, but a sharp-eyed curator’s visit could be a stepping stone to future success

Published online: 06 December 2014

Aboriginal collection goes walkabout

Works bought in Australia by Dennis and Debra Scholl will visit five US museums

Published online: 06 December 2014

Another look at ‘The Responsive Eye’

El Museo del Barrio to add a Latin American twist to important 1960s exhibition

Published online: 06 December 2014


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