Art

Review
Exhibitions

Unfinished quarters of a Bavarian palace create a striking backdrop for contemporary art

Imaginatively curated, the fourth edition of the Königsklasse exhibition is as monumental as the Herrenchiemsee Palace in which it is installed

Interview
Collecting

Five minutes with… Lorraine Kiang Malingue on the Asian art market

Dealer tells us about the challenges of running a space in Shanghai’s West Bund and how the gallery keeps up with the growing competition

Interview
Painting

Liu Xiaodong: an interview with China’s great documentary painter

The artist on portraying ordinary people and travelling the world with a “local spirit”

Interview
Collecting

Collector's Eye: an interview with William Zhao

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

News

Van Ham to auction 4,000 contemporary works from SØR Rusche collection

Dutch Old Masters in the retailer’s corporate collection are to be sold at Sotheby’s

Interview
Brice Marden

Why the process of painting never ends

The US artist Brice Marden takes a new tack in his latest works, on show at Gagosian in London

Analysis
The Year In Review

The year in art: taking stock of Documenta, the Venice Biennale and Münster Sculpture Projects

Did the grand tour hit the mark?

Analysis
The Year In Review

From VR masterpieces to PR disasters: 2017's ups and downs

The Art Newspaper team assesses the art world's fortunes in a turbulent year

News
Art market

Object lessons: late works by Maria Lassnig and Di Cavalcanti and a creative chair by Roy Lichtenstein

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

News
Art

Art Basel 2017

Our daily papers from Art Basel, including news, analysis, interviews and live reporting from the fair

News
Art

Frieze New York 2017

Our daily papers from Frieze New York, including news, analysis, interviews and live reporting from the fair

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Art

Frieze London 2016

Our daily papers from Frieze London, including news, analysis, interviews and live reporting from the fair

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Art

Washington, DC

All roads lead to the US capital this autumn

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Art

Art Basel 2016

Our daily papers from Art Basel, including news, analysis, interviews and live reporting from the fair

News
Art

Tate Modern and the London art scene

Behind the Tate’s £260m extension: the people, the art, the architecture and the city that made it happen

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Art

Twice the size and seven storeys high: the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is ready for lift-off

Galleries filled with blue-chip gifts plus highlights of the Fisher Collection will greet visitors when museum reopens <br>

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Art

Frieze New York 2016

Our daily papers from Frieze New York, including news, analysis, interviews and live reporting from the fair

News
Art

Turner and The Fighting Temeraire chosen for new £20 note

Bank of England's choice delights the Tate, National Gallery and Margate's Turner Contemporary<br>

News
Art

Antony Gormley backs campaign to create affordable studios across London

Artist helps launch Studiomakers with appeal to property developers and politicians

News
Art

Israel Museum’s longstanding and well-connected director to step aside

In new role US-born James Snyder will continue to foster Jerusalem institution’s global relationships<br>

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: Tori Wrånes submerges Shoreditch in a Norwegian underworld

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: Subodh Gupta cooks up a storm in Somerset, Soviet influence in Africa, and Albert Oehlen paints ‘all kinds of crazy shit’

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: A tale of two cities, from striking poses in Vogue to thowing shapes at Dingwalls

News
Art

Bridget Riley’s art helps put spin into Louisiana’s Op art show

Survey of eye- and mind-boggling works opens in Danish museum

News
Art

Destination Bangladesh: art world decamps to third Dhaka Art Summit

Four-day event is billed as “the world’s largest non-commercial platform&nbsp;for South Asian art”

News
Art

Historic agreement puts V&A in pole position for photography

Move draws criticism as Bradford's National Media Museum transfers 400,000 photographic items to London

News
Art

Art in shopping malls: it’s all product after all

Art has long been hitched to luxury goods, but it is now becoming a more democratic—or commercial—concept as malls begin to incorporate exhibition space

News
Art

Why is the art market like a carousel?

Academic Olav Velthuis says growing a scene is “hard and tedious; but once it gets going it gets easier”

News
Art

Ellsworth Kelly’s last projects are also firsts: photography show and $23m building

Initiatives in New York and Texas

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Art

Breach of trust? Artists try to block sales of works given as gifts

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Art

Sotheby’s pays top dollar for the art world’s best address book

Auction house buys art advisers in surprise $85m deal

News
Art

Ivory flagellation beats estimates

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Art

Italian fast car is the star at slow French auctions

News
Art

Wildenstein can’t be forced to recognise disputed Monet

French court will not intervene over work that was championed by BBC’s Fake or Fortune

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: London’s ICA celebrates 70th birthday with a family photo

News
Art

After stint in the doldrums, India Art Fair shows signs of picking up

Event has been repositioned as “the” place to see South Asian art

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: everything is rosy in the Royal Academy garden but it looks like it could be a nuclear summer

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: set sail from London to Bristol for this week’s top shows including Elizabeth Peyton and John Akomfrah

News
Art

Ai Weiwei cancels two shows in Denmark in protest over new asylum seeker law

Danish parliament has approved plans to allow police to seize cash and valuables from refugees entering the country

News
Art

Art world heads back to school as Frieze Academy launches

Lectures and courses are designed to further careers of arts professionals

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Art

Painting by Rembrandt’s favourite pupil given UK export bar

Government hopes a public collection can match £5.2m asking price for Ferdinand Bol’s Portrait of a Boy

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Art

Top Sydney gallerist launches blistering attack on the art world

Evan Hughes, son of founder Ray, is closing the Hughes Gallery and running for office

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Art

Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal

Christine Tohmé says her application was suspended because of ties to culture sector

News
Egypt

How art is keeping alive the memory of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Five years after the uprisings in Cairo, the spirit of the protests lives on in cultural projects

Blog
Art

The Buck Stopped Here: Too much nostalgia on Sir Norman’s watch

News
Art

Elmgreen & Dragset create a fictional art fair in Beijing

The Well Fair sees artist duo create a “reversed power relationship”

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Art

Stranger than fiction? Did Byron’s bong sell at art fair for £1.1m?

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Art

Leila Alaoui, a talent cut short by terrorists in Burkina Faso

33-year-old's works were on show at Maison européenne de la Photographie shortly before she was killed

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Art

The Buck Stopped Here: a grand send-off for the polymath powerhouse Prof Lisa Jardine

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Art

Fischli and David Weiss's Manhattan mural has motivational manifesto

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Art

Bristol museum sheds light on assisted dying

Installation accompanies death objects exhibition

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Art

Palestinian Museum to open in May

Inaugural show will focus on the objects that individual Palestinians would never part with

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Art

Gurlitt task force wraps up with ‘meager’ results

162 works suspected to be Nazi loot, but just five have been identified as definite plunder

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Art

National Trust to restore fire-devastated Clandon Park

Original owners say shell should be demolished after 95% of the English Palladian mansion’s interior was destroyed

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Art

Spencer Finch climbs mountain to bring blue skies to cancer hospital

Work is one of eight artist commissions for $276m Cleveland clinic

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Art

Artcurial charity auction cancelled after work showing Palestinian activist is pulled

French press partners pull out of sale “in the name of freedom of expression” following lobbying from Israeli embassy

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Art

London’s emerging galleries host exhibitors from abroad

Condo event offers international colleagues an alternative to expensive art fairs

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Art

Tate Modern names Frances Morris as new director

Chris Dercon to depart after opening of new extension

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Art

The Buck Stopped Here: Laura Cumming’s tribute to double Diego

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Art

Lego changes policy after Ai Weiwei backlash

Chinese artist describes U-turn as “victory for freedom of speech”

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Art

British construction boss to open new gallery in Ghana

Marwan Zakhem hopes to create a buzz around the burgeoning scene in the West African country with Gallery 1957

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Art

The Buck Stopped Here: the British Empire strikes back, unravelling the Celtic enigma, plus Gavin Turk and Akram Khan

News
Art

Dubai turns to photography in bid to become UAE’s premier arts hub

Dubai Photo Exhibition to launch in March with works from 23 countries

Comment
Art

Matthew Collings on his heady days with David Bowie

The superstar art lover backed the British critic's first forays into book publishing

News
Art

Science fiction in the Holy Land

Artists Larissa Sansour and Søren Lind discuss how they are propelling Palestinians into an alternate reality

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Art

Call of the desert strong as ever for Christo

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Art

Art world commemorates 50th anniversary of Alberto Giacometti’s death

Raft of exhibitions and projects are due to launch this year

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Art

Sotheby’s buys prestigious art advisory firm in $85m deal

Founders of Art Agency, Partners will head up new department, along with Marc Porter, former Americas chairman at Christie’s

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Art

Turkey’s crackdown on freedom of expression intensifies

Two leading Turkish artists arrested during peace march, but released days later

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Art

Three good reasons why Brisbane’s Asia Pacific Triennial is the tops

No commercial influence, no contemporary-art imperialism and no diva curator

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Art

Louvre-Lens director Xavier Dectot steps down after five years, and heads for Edinburgh

Medieval expert will head the department of art and design at the National Museum of Scotland

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Art

French dealer’s Dubai residence damaged in New Year's Eve fire

Opening of Stephane Custot’s gallery in the emirate has been delayed

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Art

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online

Antiquities authority hails December ruling as revolutionary

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Art

Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court

Work featured on BBC’s Fake or Fortune programme in 2011

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Art

The robots are coming

Artists turn to precision engineering as production costs for delivering an industrial aesthetic plummet

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Art

Art among the cacti: recurring exhibition to launch in the Southern Californian desert

Site-specific works will be dotted around Coachella Valley for the new Desert X show

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Art

Feminist show closed in China before it opens

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Art

Wildenstein tax evasion and money laundering trial begins

Case could shine spotlight on how some in the art world use trusts and tax havens

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Art

UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction

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Art

France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage

Louvre director’s plan calls for co-ordinated response to destruction in Syria and Iraq

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Art

Abu Dhabi authorities make a public display of confidence in the future of its museums

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Art

Crowds flock to Yoko Ono’s Beijing debut

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Art

‘Art provides the answers to questions no one has asked’

The second “What is Art For?” investigation took place in the Hermitage Theatre last month

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Art

Greece decides against legal action to reclaim Parthenon sculptures

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Art

The rest of the past month at a glance, January 2016

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Art

City’s grand plan for culture takes shape

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Art

Ai Weiwei visits Greek island of Lesbos to document the plight of refugees

Chinese artist and activist has been sharing photographs and videos on social media

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Art

Vik Muniz to reveal flip side of Mauritshuis’s Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer

Artist's painstaking copies of backs of famous paintings include the Mona Lisa

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Art

Jenny Holzer draws on Walt Whitman for Aids memorial

App will allow people to keep memories alive far beyond New York

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Art

Germany could pay $3m to borrow Tehran’s Modern art

Negotiations include huge loan fee part of which will help fund revamp of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

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Art

Holocaust survivor’s art last seen in Cuba

US foundation claims Castro regime seized paintings that Hitler failed to steal

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Art

Robert Rauschenberg Foundation donates Iranian photographer's work to universities

Gift of Shirin Neshat's prints about the Arab Spring is meant to encourage discussions on race, religion and politics

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Art

Neil MacGregor announces last acquisitions before retiring from the British Museum

Outgoing director’s portrait by Wolfgang Tillmans and a Lampedusa Cross among works added to collection

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Art

Benjamin Genocchio, editor-in-chief of Artnet News, appointed executive director of Armory Show

A change in date for the New York fair might be on the cards under new directorship

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Art

Human rights group raises fears over artists imprisoned in Tunisia

Five men have been sentenced under Law52, the anti-drugs legislation enforced by the country’s former president

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Art

Margaret Thatcher collection snapped up at Christie’s auction

Former prime minister’s belongings attract bidders from 41 countries

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Art

Swiss scholar Corinne Diserens to curate Taipei Biennial

Tenth edition will focus on the role of museums and institutional bureaucracy

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Art

Venice Biennale’s Iraq Pavilion show to travel to Belgium and Brazil

Invisible Beauty exhibition features works by five Iraqi artists

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Art

Artistic director of Also Known As Africa resigns over decision to cancel

Timothée Chaillou not consulted over postponement of new Paris art fair

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Art

The Buck Stopped Here: creative nomad Richard Wentworth’s new book makes do and gets by