Art fairs

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Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Done deals: what's selling in Los Angeles this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Frieze LA

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Art fairs

Will Frieze Los Angeles succeed where others have failed?

Shrugging away doubts, the city’s art dealers are cautiously optimistic of the fair’s future

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Linda on the loose

Zona Maco is ripe for a change

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Diary

Gavin Rossdale goes shopping at the LA Art Show

The fair gets short shrift in the art media, perhaps for its street-y nature or for its focus on spectacle and maximalism

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Art fairs

New report says South Asian gallery sales are on the rise but does that ring true at India Art Fair?

Speculative buying in the region has also increased, ArtTactic’s 2019 South Asian Art Market Report concludes

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Art market

Artgenève bridges Switzerland's language divide

Eighth edition of fair attracts more blue-chip and German-speaking Swiss galleries keen to meet Geneva's Francophone collectors

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Art market

Brafa fills a gap in the art fair market (yes, apparently there is one)

New exhibitors at Brussels event are targeting a strong European collector base seeking works priced under €1m

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In the frame

Brafa guests Gilbert & George bring very British brand of anarchy to Brussels

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Art market

More diverse offerings transform New York's Winter Show into the Met, but ‘with price tags’

The inveterate fair, now in its 65th year, attracts a more youthful crowd thanks to an infusion of the contemporary

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Art fairs

Dealers cash in on San Francisco’s wealth of museums at Untitled Art and FOG fairs

The Bay Area collector base may be known for its tech-mined millions but institutions fuelled sales at the growing West Coast fairs

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Linda on the loose

The Outsider Art Fair: a victim of its own success?

The event does better when it casts a wide net, while sticking closer to its roots

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Art market

Taipei Dangdai attracts cautious but ‘committed’ local collectors in its first edition

Dealers report a high rate of works on reserve amid some strong sales at the launch of Taiwan’s new contemporary art fair

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Art fairs

The mainstreaming of outsider art yields a market in flux

New York’s Outsider Art Fair swells in size as it looks to align itself with larger contemporary art fairs

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Art fairs

New York's Winter Show gets a facelift at 65

Formerly The Winter Antiques Show, the grande dame of New York fairs has dropped the word "antiques" in the hopes of drawing a younger crowd

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Art fairs

Inaugural Taiwan and Singapore fairs shrug off the gloom

Economic doldrums and stiff competition do not deter Taipei Dangdai and SEA Focus, but Art Stage Singapore is cancelled at the eleventh hour

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Art fairs

Art Stage Singapore cancelled

Fair director Lorenzo Rudolf says the "given circumstances" leave no other choice

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Art fairs

New London fair in crowded art calendar looks at drawing in the digital age

Exhibitors at Draw Art Fair London in May will juxtapose drawings with related paintings and sculptures

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Condo

Condo London brings new energy to former gallery hub in Cork Street

Complex in heart of Mayfair will be occupied by three "temporarily spaceless" galleries for city-wide event

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Art market

Life lessons: what the art market learned from 2018

Georgina Adam speaks with three leading art world figures on the key events of last year and what 2019 may hold

Podcast

2019: art market predictions and the best events

From Brexit worries to emerging trends, we look ahead at what to expect from the art market this year. Plus, our correspondents pick the must-see exhibitions, fairs and festivals. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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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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Art law

Rule of law: Legal tips for art lovers

From new exhibitor regulations at Art Basel in Miami Beach to questions over insurance and taxes

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Art fairs

Behind the scenes: Diary of an art handler

Having to cope with everything from curious koi to melting Vaseline, an art handler’s working days are certainly never dull

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Art fairs

When do satellite fairs become space junk?

With at least 19 such events taking place during Art Basel in Miami Beach this year, have we reached "peak fair"?

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Indigenous art

This land is your land: US art world acknowledge Native American land rights

Movement is partly spurred by the US Department of Arts and Culture, which issued a guide on how to honour native land in 2017

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Late artists finally get their due at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Galleries at the fair are giving lesser-known deceased artists the credit they deserve

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2018

Street art is on the rise at fairs—but does it undermine the point?

KAWS edition of 100 prints at Art Basel in Miami Beach proved so popular gallery had to run a lottery

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2018

Kids, Kabinett and going crazy for KAWS: talking points at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From VIPs storming Pace Prints to a tribute to the late dealer Richard Gray

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel looks to the future as ‘campus’ around the Miami Beach Convention Center grows

Fair organisers are "focusing on developing a new concept" after discontinuing the Film and Public sectors

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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 Basel in Miami Beach

Done deals: what's selling in Miami this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Art Basel and the surrounding fairs

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

The tax man cometh: new laws on sales tax pose problems for US art dealers

US Supreme Court decision is causing anxiety among dealers

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

We are all America: first Faena Festival aims to unify, not divide

There is continuity across the two continents, says curator of Miami Beach event

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Art fairs

Big changes on the horizon in the art-fair world

Concern for Delhi and Düsseldorf fairs following MCH Group withdrawal

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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

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Art market

Exhibitors see steady sales at the second edition of Puerto Rico's MECA art fair

The young art fair re-opened in a new San Juan venue after being delayed by Hurricane Maria damage

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Art Basel

Art Düsseldorf exhibitors react to MCH Group's decision to sell stake in fair

Art Basel owner's move has divided the opinions of dealers, but Art Düsseldorf's founders remain optimistic

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Art market

Performance art finds its voice at Independent Brussels

Contemporary fair has reinvented itself after scaling back and moving to a November slot, although it has lost some big name exhibitors

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Art market

Tiny, but rich: Luxembourg pushes for more presence in art market

It may be known as a haven, but buyers in the grand duchy pay 17% tax, fair director says

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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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Sport

What is a football club doing at an art fair?

It's not just about money—credibility is a factor too

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Art market

Witchy works cast a spell at Turin's Artissima art fair

Feminine power and the occult permeate the Italian event and the city beyond

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Artissima

Artissima makes some noise with a new section for sound-based art

The Italian contemporary art fair is looking into cutting edge works this November

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Linda on the loose

Art-induced whiplash at TEFAF New York

A dizzying mix of antique oddities and gems attract browsers to the city's third iteration of the fair

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Art fairs

Art Basel to bring Abraham Cruzvillegas’ acrobatic Autorreconstrucción to Miami Beach

While the Public and Film sectors are not taking place this year, the large-scale performance and installation work will be shown free to the public in the convention centre's new 60,000 sq ft Grand Ballroom

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Art market

Could sales slow at Artbo as political conservatism deepens in Colombia?

The divisive election of conservative president Iván Duque in August and resulting political tension may stymie sales at Bogotá's Artbo

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Fiac

Art world figures at Fiac reveal the main challenges they face today

From fair fatigue to unearthing new talent, gallerists and collectors at the Paris event share their concerns

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Art market

Is Hong Kong 'the problem solver for the global art industry'? Fine Art Asia's director thinks so

Andy Hei says tax advantages and broad Asian clientele help keep city's edge of Mainland China—but he is not deterred from holding Beijing fair this month

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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

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Frieze special: the fair and the top shows, with Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson

We talk to the art market specialist Melanie Gerlis about the fair, to Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson about their shows, Massimiliano Gioni about the New Museum’s video-art pop-up in London—and much more. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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In the frame

P(art)y people at Frieze London

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Frieze London 2018

Social Work: eight dissenting female artists feature in Frieze London’s new section

Work that challenged male-dominated art world of the 1980s and 1990s on show as UK marks centenary of women's suffrage

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Frieze London 2018

Done deals: what's selling in London this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Frieze and the surrounding fairs

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Frieze London 2018

Grayson Perry: 'the art fair as a rite of passage'

Fresh from the success of his Channel 4 series Rites of Passage, the artist tackles the art fair

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Art fairs

Art Berlin's debut in former Tempelhof airport is a homegrown hit

Galleries and collectors praised fair's new location but visitors remain largely German

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Art market

Top galleries take a chance on Taipei Dangdai

With Taiwan tipped as Asia's rising art market power, galleries such as Gagosian and David Zwirner join new fair next January

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Art market

US fairs help bring new blood to Tefaf Maastricht

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

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Art market

Bark painting comes out of the woodwork at Sydney Contemporary

Work by the indigenous artist John Mawurndjul sold for $140,000 at the fair, where organisers estimate AUD$21m of sales were made

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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

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Expo Chicago

Expo Chicago grows but local dealers drop out

While international exhibitor numbers are up again, the Midwest collectors base proves elusive

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Art market

Vienna Contemporary here to stay with decade-long venue booking

The contemporary art fair, now in its third year, made its mark at Vienna's Marx Halle

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Art market

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

Our pick from this week's fairs and auctions

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Art market

Beirut Art Fair gives helping hand to embattled Egyptian galleries

Lebanese event cuts 'special offer' to help Egypt's galleries exhibit abroad and invests $100,000 in outreach to encourage collectors from further afield

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Art market

Millennials in mind: Unseen Amsterdam photography event tempts younger collectors

The burgeoning platform for emerging artists includes a 53-dealer fair, special projects, awards and a section for collectives with a conscience

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In the frame

Art Mallorca: when Love Island meets the art world

Event aims to become the Mediterranean’s premier art fair, against stiff competition

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Art market

Lebanon’s history revealed in photo show at Beirut Art Fair

Across Boundaries is an exhibition of around 100 works of Lebanese photography from 30 collections

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The Buck stopped here

Bike baskets welcome: the Art Car Boot Fair grows and moves to London's Kings Cross

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Art market

Object Lessons: from Barbara Hepworth's St Ives bronze to Grant Wood's censored lithograph

Our pick from this week's auctions and fairs