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Where next for Korea’s booming art scene?

As South Korea’s presence in the international art world grows rapidly, we look at what makes it unique and the challenges it faces

In partnership withMinistry of Culture, Sports and Tourism & Korea Arts Management Service

Minouk Lim: "I focus on the ritualistic aspect of making"

Meet the artist who has been selected for this year's Korean Artists Today

In partnership withMinistry of Culture, Sports and Tourism & Korea Arts Management Service

Eusung Lee: "The allure of sculpture lies in the embodiment of presence"

Meet the artist who has been selected for this year's Korean Artists Today

In partnership withMinistry of Culture, Sports and Tourism & Korea Arts Management Service

The art fair social media power list: who is on top and on which platforms?

Unlike museums, art fairs’ energy is focused on events lasting a few days a year—but Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms give them a vital year-round presence

Digital deluge: how will Art Basel respond to a surge of digital-art initiatives in Switzerland?

The country is flexing its crypto-friendly credentials, while an art fair dedicated to all things digital is making its debut this week

Four must-see exhibitions during Art Basel

From Precious Okoyomon's nightmarish animatronic bear to a global survey of Black figurative painting, sci-fi chairs and Dan Flavin

Young London commercial gallery swaps spaces with Newcastle non-profit for one month

Pipeline and Slugtown will show each others’ artists this summer in the hopes of promoting "cross-regional artistic collaborations" in England

Club for working class people in art world to launch in London

The independent organisation, called the Working Arts Club, will host events to support visual arts workers from lower socioeconomic backgrounds in the UK

Collector turns to social media to seek new spaces to house his rapidly growing Arab art collection

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi posted a call out on social media offering to send out works from his Barjeel Art Foundation on long-term loan

The Tefaf New York wish list: objects to suit every collector’s taste

Prehistoric pottery, a ceremonial dance mask and a blue-chip rocking chair are among this year’s gems

One of the biggest social media jobs in the art world is now up for grabs

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is on the hunt for a new social media manager

Social media backlash: how (and how not) to respond when your art organisation comes under fire

Lessons to be learnt after the British Museum misfired with a social media post branded as "sexist"

South African auction house edges into London market

Strauss & Co’s pop-up selling exhibition of works by Alexis Preller shows commitment to highlighting Africa’s more “neglected” artists abroad

Not-so-new kid on the block: Pinterest moves in on museums

The platform is making use of its reputation as a visual search engine to collaborate with art institutions

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Tefaf Maastricht: the wish list

An ancient sculpture of Dionysus, a pivotal Van Gogh and a coral lace Magdalene are among this year’s gems

Tate hits 12.5 million social media followers: what is behind its success?

Senior social media manager Nell Burnham reports that the @tate account, which serves both Tate Modern and Tate Britain, doubled its video views to 65 million in 2023

A TikTok expert's predictions for the art world in 2024

Think TikTok is just silly videos for kids? Think again—the platform now has seriously useful features and content

Why all museums need an in-house TikToker

Keen to capitalise on the social media channel's rising profile in the art world, the Peabody Essex Museum hired two dedicated creators in residence

How Arab artists revolutionised Paris’s Modern art scene in the 20th century

Major new show at Musée d'Art Moderne will look at decolonisation and include more than 200 works

How does art survive a hurricane? Behind the measures Florida museums are taking to withstand extreme weather

With Florida’s rising sea levels and increasingly severe storms, the art world is waking up to the need to plan for the worst

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Can digital technologies help to resolve debates on restitution?

Many believe new applications—from AI and NFTs to 3D scanning—are game changing in returning objects to source communities. Lawyers say they can make the process harder

How TikTok coaches art world institutions to go viral

The social media platform's lifestyle and education team has been offering services to companies like Sotheby's to help improve content and grow followings

From a prehistoric ivory head to a painting once owned by Barbara Walters: our pick of November’s auctions and fairs

Plus, an expressive Fragonard and an Ed Ruscha text work from the Emily Fisher Landau collection

Does coverage of Sotheby's Freddie Mercury sales show that auctions are perfect TikTok fodder?

Videos of bidding battles for the Queen frontman's possessions resulted in the auction house doubling its TikTok followers in less than a week

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PAD London fair celebrates 15th edition as contemporary design market matures

The art and design fair opens in London's Mayfair a day before Frieze London

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Barbenheimer has lessons for us all

Could museums replicate the unlikely film pairing that became a massive hit?

Cairo art centre faces demolition as new roads threaten heritage sites

Darb 1718, 'a really significant space', hosts contemporary art exhibitions, concerts, events and workshops

Pulling at loose Threads: should the art world sign up to the latest social media app?

Art world figures are forging new personalities on the new 'Twitter clone' from Meta