French association of antiques dealers sacks its president

Christian Deydier says a rift among members prompted his dismissal

Published online: 07 July 2014

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Masterpiece art fair opens for business

Event timed during Wimbledon targets “cultural tourists” as well as connoisseurs, and draws celebs from Rod Stewart to Charles Saatchi

Published online: 26 June 2014

A century of the readymade

Duchamp’s influence is in evidence at the fair, but can today’s artists reimagine his idea?

Published online: 20 June 2014

Warhol tops fair’s big-ticket sales

Despite some dealers playing the waiting game, works have made seven and even eight figures at the fair

Published online: 20 June 2014

Performance: do you buy it?

The public is warming to the medium, but collectors remain cool

Published online: 20 June 2014

News in brief

Munich museum loses chief sponsor, Swiss space for Pace and more

Published online: 20 June 2014


Painting a picture of the art world

Artists, we know, are not keen on art fairs. So the art world will be intrigued to see New York-born artist Eric Fischl's take on the...

Never on a Sunday

It seems there is such a thing as being too popular. Frieze London has shifted its dates this year, so the fair will from Tuesday to...

House boat

The gritty Basel dockside seems an unlikely location for an exhibition of vintage designer furniture and a special sculpture commission...


14 Rooms: Jordan Wolfson

While the limited spots to see Jason Wolfson’s creepy android dancer in person fill up fast every day, the Beyeler Foundation has a peek at the hugely popular work, (Female figure) 2014, 2014. It occupies one of the spaces in the exhibition “14 Rooms” (22 June), co-organised by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klaus Biesenbach for which they have invited artists to stage live performance pieces.