Anna Brady

Anna Brady is Art Market Editor at The Art Newspaper

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Art market

Italian galleries no longer have to pay artist royalties on primary market sales

New guidelines are published after six year negotiation, but galleries will have to provide written contracts with artists when acting on consignment

Interview
Frieze New York 2019

Alejandra Castro Rioseco on collecting the work of female artists

Latin American artists feature prominently in the collection of the Chilean supporter of women's rights

Review
Art market

Watch out Frieze, here comes Tefaf with its mac and cheese

Sales to the Upper East Side set may take their time at the New York fair, but they do happen and exhibitors praise its slick presentation and diverse offering

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Frieze New York 2019

JAM, the historic gallery supporting contemporary African American artists, gets another bite of the cherry

MoMA will hold a museum exhibition dedicated to JAM in 2022

Preview
Art market

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this May

New commercial gallery shows—from a new space in south London to an apartment show in San Gimignano

Interview
Art market

Tefaf chairman Nanne Dekking speaks out about sexual abuse at Amsterdam 'cult'

Opening up about his traumatic experiences as a young man, he says the industry must act to improve transparency and diversity

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Art market

Another shake-up in art finance sector as Athena sold for $170m

New owner, digital investment platform YieldStreet, calls art finance an "exciting and sound new investment option" with low correlation to the stock market

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Milan this weekend

From mesmeric cinematic art in a fresco-lined palazzo to the Brazilian artist Lygia Pape's first exhibition in Italy

Preview
Private view

Private View: must-see gallery exhibitions opening this April

New commercial gallery shows—from East African scenes to Freud’s sitter

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Art fairs

Big-hitters join Miart for first time

Hauser & Wirth, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac and other well-known galleries have joined the Milan fair

Blog
In the frame

Belieber in the KAWS: did Justin Bieber buy record painting?

Blog
In the frame

All aboard: Frieze Floats and Basel Boats battle for international waters

So-called Floating Freeports Ships (FFS) are new frontier in today's globalised fairs market, organisers say

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Venice Biennale 2019

India announces Venice Biennale artist line-up for Gandhi themed exhibition

Contemporary re-assessments of the independence leader's legacy are unlikely to be addressed in artists' responses

Review
Art market

No mega-buck deals, but Art Dubai dodges economic doldrums

City's economy may be flagging, but fair's diverse offering and clientele help sales stay afloat—up to a certain price

Preview
Art fairs

From a change in sponsorship to new directorship, Art Dubai prepares to open after year of upheaval

Co-directors Pablo de Val and Chloe Vaitsou reshuffle the fair's layout and focus on art from the Global South with guest stars from Latin America

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Art market

Bid me up before you go-go: sun goes down on George Michael’s art collection at Christie’s

Buyers have faith in Tracey Emin who leads the white glove, YBA-heavy sale, but Damien Hirst’s market continues to soften

Blog
TEFAF Maastricht 2019

Spoonfuls of brie and G&T fishbowls—how to gain the Maastricht inch

Tefaf exhibitors know their food, drink and naked saunas, so here is their guide to the most indulgent spots in the Dutch city

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Art market

Gerhard Richter’s jet fighter painting finally takes off at Phillips after bumpy legal battle

After previous buyer defaulted on paying for the work in 2016, painting sold in London for £15.5m in a significantly smaller auction compared with 2018

Feature
Collecting

Hustlers with a habit: what five Tefaf exhibitors collect and why

From Dinky toys to Old Masters, dealers share what objects take their fancy

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Art market

Smaller galleries rely on just one artist for almost half their income, Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report finds

Gender parity and behaviour of high net worth collectors are focuses of the study, which calculates market grew to $67.4bn in 2018

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Art market

Getting Old Masters' sexy back: Colnaghi to take over Venetian abbey for Biennale show

London-based gallery will team up with interior designer Chahan to create "home of a 21st-century Grand Tourist" in the medieval Abbazia di San Gregorio

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Art market

Blain Southern to open in New York

British art dealers will open in Cheim & Read's former Chelsea space in May with a show of Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté

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Art market

London's Masterpiece fair to expand to Hong Kong with Fine Art Asia

After announcing it would launch new international events in 2017, London fair takes cautious approach with pavilion within existing fair this October

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Commercial galleries

Private View: our pick of March gallery shows around the world

New commercial gallery shows—from sculpture to shipwreck paintings

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Art market

The good, the pricey and the Surreal: Monet flops while Signac glows at Christie's sale

Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist art auction makes second highest total for Christie's London at £165.4m, but much of overpriced collection goes unsold

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Art market

Keep the Monet flowing: trim but efficient Sotheby's sale starts London's pre-Brexit Impressionist and Modern art week

£63m auction total is half that of last year, but bidding from Asia and Russia helps make new record for Oskar Schlemmer and a Venetian view by Monet

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Object lessons

Object lessons: from Egon Schiele's nod to Gustav Klimt to black magic by René Magritte

Our highlights from upcoming fairs and auctions

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Art market

Tefaf and Artvest tussle over management of New York fairs

Papers show Tefaf sought New York Supreme Court ruling releasing it from obligation to employ Artvest for bi-annual fairs

Review
Art market

This is African art's Golden Age, but can 1-54 Marrakech help build a sustainable domestic clientele?

Western interest in contemporary works from the continent is at a high, but that can be a double-edged sword

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Art market

Economic growth spurs Africa’s art market—but slowly

Fledgling local client base and rising international interest fuel Cape Town and Marrakech shows

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Diane Arbus's intimate portraits of street life at the Hayward Gallery to a window into the future at the Whitechapel Gallery

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Art market

'Piss artist' Andres Serrano buys Trump's wedding cake

Artist paid $1,880 for the mini chocolate cake, given as a favour at US President's marriage in 2005, but is tight-lipped about his plans for the baked good

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Object lessons

Object lessons: from a heart-shaped meteorite to a censored image of Joséphine Baker

Our highlights of works being sold over the next fortnight

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The Year Ahead 2019

Three new fairs not to miss in 2019

From Singapore and Taiwan to Los Angeles, new events attempt to break into world's fastest growing art markets

In association withQatar Museums

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Old Masters

Brickmaker moves out of construction and into Old Masters investment, buying a $75m Michelangelo painting

New US owner of former Chinese building-materials business turns to lucrative fractional ownership of art

Analysis
The Year In Review

2018 in the market: the price is right for pale males

David Hockney was latest white male artist to set a record this year

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Exhibitions

China finally gets caught in Louise Bourgeois’s web

First major survey in Shanghai of late artist’s work includes giant spider on loan from Tate

Analysis
The Year In Review

From counting muddles to collective cuddles: the art world's highs and lows of 2018

The people, places and things that had a year to remember—or to forget

Interview
Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Jonathan Anderson

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Interview
Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Estrellita B. Brodsky

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2018

A gift for Chicago, a new work for Norway, and a Rothko rockets in price: talking points at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From a Tschabalala Self painting donated to the Art Institute of Chicago to Goshka Macuga's commission the Norwegian parliament

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Brazil's artists and galleries fight back at Art Basel Miami Beach

Country's galleries are out in force at the fair after far-right Jair Bolsonaro's election

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Art market

Adam Chinn to leave Sotheby's after chief operating officer role is 'eliminated'

Former deal-maker, who joined the auction house in 2016 with the acquisition of Art Agency, Partners, will leave on 31 December

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Art market

Fairytale of New York in La-La land—artists to take over film set at Frieze Los Angeles

For Frieze Projects, artists including Barbara Kruger and Paul McCarthy will create site-specific works within Paramount Pictures Studios's fake New York city

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Art market

Censorship could stifle China's art market

Under president Xi Jinping's increasingly stringent regime, galleries must negotiate a slow and capricious approval process to show works of art

Analysis
Auctions

The highs and lows of New York ‘gigaweek’

Hockney made the headlines, but other artists made waves—or flopped—at November’s auctions

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Art market

Guarantees: the next big art market scandal?

Third-party auction deals have made some people very rich—but they may be bad for the market in the long run

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Shanghai this weekend

From Louise Bourgeois’s giant spider at the Long Museum to literally walking on glass at the Shanghai Museum of Glass

Preview
Art market

Shanghai’s two rapidly expanding fairs—Art021 and West Bund Art and Design—are attracting dealers despite China's slowing economy

Galleries are also seemingly undeterred by tussles between Presidents Trump and Xi Jinping

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Art market

Eric Albada Jelgersma's Old Master collection estimated to make over £26m at Christie's

Pair of portraits by Frans Hals expected to lead two-day sale of collection of Dutch entrepreneur, who was advised by the dealer Robert Noortman

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Appointments & departures

Art Dubai appoints new international director Chloe Vaitsou, formerly of Frieze Fairs

Emirati fair says she will work alongside the artistic director in a move away from having a single leader

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: David Roberts

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

News
Frieze London 2018

Contemporary art market cools as confidence drops

Brexit and Trump's trade war with China are affecting the mood of buyers

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Art market

British artists dominate Christie's patchy £71.1m sale, as over-priced Koons and Richter fail to sell

Francis Bacon's lighter depiction of George Dyer leads auction at £17.5m, with strong prices for Hurvin Anderson, Bridget Riley and Albert Oehlen

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Frieze London 2018

Christie's to auction works by Grenfell victim Khadija Saye

Profits from the sale will support new UK arts education programme in 2019

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Collector’s Eye: Nicky Wilson

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Tatiana Trouvé’s shamanic tree takes root at Frieze London

Work at Galerie Kamel Mennour is quite literally ground-breaking

News
Frieze London 2018

Frieze London fights gender gap—but how many female artists are at the fair?

Fair focuses on women but market still favours men

Preview
Art market

US fairs help bring new blood to Tefaf Maastricht

The success of Tefaf New York Spring this year marked a sea-change

Analysis
Art market

Fair’s fair? The murky world of stand costs

Research by The Art Newspaper uncovers wide disparity in both fee structures and transparency

Preview
Art market

Object Lessons: from a polaroid of Basquiat to a Ming dynasty bodhisattvas

Our pick from this week's fairs and auctions