Art Paris

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Art market

Art Paris at 20 years struggles to connect with an international audience

With an emphasis on the French scene, the fair walks a fine line between boosterism and parochialism

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François Pinault

Pinault collection gets Paris show

The upcoming exhibition will feature around 50 works by 22 artists

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Art dealers

Air of malaise at Paris fairs

A scheduling clash and an unfriendly tax environment slowed business at most fairs

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Art fairs

Sales slow as Gulf waits for planned museums to buy

And parallel event for collectors draws big names away from fair

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Art market

The annual tribal event 'Kaos' is growing in popularity and success

The Parisian event is going from strength to strength, underlining the weakening of BRUNEA, Brussels

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François Pinault

Will François Pinault’s museum on the Seine be built?

Following rumours that Pinault is struggling financially

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Art market

Leading investment companies in bidding battle to take control of Drouot, the auction house that groups all the Parisian auctioneers

Investment companies bidding as Bergé drops out

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Art market

Disappointing result for the first International Asian art fair due to unfortunate timing

Fine quality at the Asian art fair failed to woo the buyers despite the perfect location

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François Pinault

Pinault pulls the plug on planned Paris museum

The French billionaire has ditched plans for a contemporary art museum on the Ile Seguin and has instead bought the Palazzo Grassi in Venice

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Art market

An overview of Paris’s top five auction houses at the turn of the millennium

Tajan and PIASA lead the list

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Art market

Drouot reports 14% increase in turnover after another strong year in the market

End of auction monopoly still awaited

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Art market

With Sotheby's and Christie's allowed to hold sales in Paris for the first time, can Paris regain its lost place in the art market?

A new French revolution?

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Exhibitions

“Overcoming all obstacles: Women of the Académie Julian”

Exhibition shows at Dixon Gallery, Memphis, 9 July-24 September