Anny Shaw

Anny Shaw is a contributing art market editor at The Art Newspaper and author of Resist: Rebellion, Dissent & Protest in Art

Can art actually help improve Saudi Arabia's abject human rights record?

Culture is being used by Saudi Arabia to project an image of a state that “enriches lives, celebrates national identity and builds understanding between people”

Little progress is being made in diversifying US museum acquisitions, report preview finds

Data from the Burns Halperin Report 2022, published 13 December, shows the limited purchasing power of museums and how much they rely on donors to shape their collections

The last hurrah? Art world excess at Art Basel Miami Beach

Plus, UK culture cuts and Ukrainian Modernism in Madrid

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Art Basel in Miami Beach sales report: dealers brace for gloomier times ahead

The fair saw healthy sales, particularly at the market’s top end, but many galleries are wary of a downturn

Anny Shaw. With additional reporting by Gareth Harris

Miami mega-collector Jorge Pérez: 'I hate to see where America is now'

Other leading cultural figures also respond to Florida's swing to the right

Gagosian announces new board of directors including LVMH's Delphine Arnault and filmmaker Sofia Coppola

Star-studded board of 20 will “raise the bar on the gallery’s vision for the future”, mega-dealer says

The five year warranty on the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo is about to run out—could the buyer have asked for their money back?

Warranties of authenticity offered to buyers can be hard to enforce when auctioneers can fall back on the “generally accepted opinion of scholars and experts”

Banksygallery

Banksy in Ukraine: seven new works appear in war-torn sites

The pieces are located throughout the country, from Kyiv to Borodyanka

Art marketcomment

Five years after #MeToo, what has changed for female artists?

Recently, some major galleries have signed high-profile women, many of whom launched artistic careers long before the industry cared

Censored? London premiere of Andres Serrano’s Capitol attack film pulled for being 'pro-Trump'

US artist says that Prince Charles Cinema has “misinterpreted” his work

Art marketanalysis

Art Week Tokyo’s perfectly orchestrated official launch leads some gallerists to ask—do we really need a fair?

As the city attempts to grow its position as a global art hub, some dealers express a preference for gallery-hopping events

Crisis, what crisis? Global import and export of art set to hit record levels by the end of 2022, according to Art Basel/UBS report

Demand from collectors remains “extremely resilient”—but survey asks how long can the current model be sustained?

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Pakistani artists raise money for its devastating floods—and question which causes garner art world support

Osman Yousefzada and nine others sold specially created prints, but Pakistan’s worst natural disaster in living memory has yet to galvanise the industry

‘Pay-to-play’ galleries—which charge artists thousands to exhibit—are on the rise

By asking for participation fees upfront, art businesses are hedging their bets against poor sales—but how ethical is this practice?

Major galleries sign Venice Biennale’s women artists—at last

Commercial representation is growing for leading women who launched and sustained careers before the art market cared

Anny Shaw. With additional reporting by Kabir Jhala

Art boom as the UK busts: how the economic crisis is affecting the market

Plus, Cecilia Vicuña; 20th-century women artists at Frieze Masters; and Modigliani in Philadelphia

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VIPeeved: collectors complain about huge Frieze queue and fair full of 'time wasters'

Delays in entry and an 'insane crowd of socialites' leave a bad taste for some, while others chose to leave rather than wait

Tracey Emin sells new work for £2.3m at Christie's and will use the money to fund her new art school

Collectors at Frieze London are also investing with White Cube finding buyers for seven works on paper and Xavier Hufkens selarling a large-scale painting in the region of £950,000

Ultra-contemporary art boom defies economic downturn at Frieze London

New works by young artists are in high demand at the fair, reflecting a surge in prices at auction

Babestation-backed sex-tape artist unable to travel to his London show from France

Pyotr Pavlensky, who faces prosecution for leaking video of French politician Benjamin Griveaux, could not obtain visa in time for opening of exhibition

Art marketanalysis

Central London's calling: smaller galleries bank on bigger spaces despite economic uncertainty

In the post-Brexit, post-pandemic era, dealers are moving into new and more central venues in London

All hot air on climate action? Auction houses pledge to cut CO2 while organising global tours for star lots

In our new series Reality Bites, we assess whether the art market's key players are addressing the urgent issues affecting the wider world

British artist Tai Shani gets her first UK commercial show at new London gallery for 'less commercially viable practices'

Turner Prize winner will inaugurate Gathering, a space that will support artists whose practices stand outside of the market

Art and activist body a/political to open London space with exhibition by Russian artist facing trial over sex video

Pyotr Pavlensky has been ordered to stand trial in France over leaked sex videos that brought down a close ally of President Emmanuel Macron

Is Art Basel launching a year-round ‘marketplace’ for galleries? A recent spate of job advertisements suggests so

The fair’s parent company MCH Group is developing "new digital formats" to support galleries

Sotheby’s launches primary market channel selling works directly from artists’ studios

For each work sold, 15% will go to a charity or institution of the artist’s choice—but will the new sales format ruffle dealers’ feathers?

German dealer Johann König responds to allegations of ‘sexual misconduct’ from ten women

Claims were first published by Die Zeit newspaper, but König says the report is “false and misleading”

Christie’s partners with renowned French antiques dealer Benjamin Steinitz on blockchain-recorded sale

The collaboration with Artory is the first in the history of the decorative arts

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne and estranged husband Tom Girardi’s art collection up for sale in court-ordered auction

Works by Miro, Hockney and Glenna Goodacre are among those being sold to pay off creditors as couple face allegations of embezzlement

Lootnews

Allegedly stolen ancient Cambodian sculptures airbrushed from photoshoot of ‘most beautiful home in America’

Cambodian government says stone artefacts kept at San Francisco home of billionaire Lindemann family match those looted from sacred site