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Visitors find Calders galore, works on a nautical theme and some very lusty paintings at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Published online: 04 December 2014

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Accentuate the positive

Happy-looking art suits the Miami mood—but upbeat works can be complex and radical too

Published online: 03 December 2014

Galleries go beyond the white cube

From rainbow carpets to nail bars, dealers are finding new ways to stand out from the crowd

Published online: 15 October 2014

The way we were…

As Frieze opens to VIPs today, a nostalgic look at the collecting of the past pervades the fair

Published online: 14 October 2014

Chinese art buyers turn to private sales

Deals behind closed doors have the advantage of keeping prices off the record books

Published online: 27 August 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

 

A dog is for life, not just Christmas

Santa will be bringing a few presents for pooches this year. The luckiest might wake up to find an architect/designer-designed home at the...

The best of 2011

It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? Ai Weiwei was arrested, the September 11 Memorial opened in New York, a massive forgery ring was...

Paul Smith on trend with Mr Moore

Art and fashion, always cosy bedfellows, snuggle up once more with the news that UK designer Paul Smith has teamed up with the...