Anny Shaw

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

Sotheby’s UK profits dropped by almost a quarter last year amid 'Brexit red tape'

An auction house spokesperson says Companies House figures do not represent full scope of business

British Museum settles case with translator after using work 'without permission, credit or payment'

The London institution will now reinstate Yilin Wang's translations and is reviewing its permissions policy

Phillips launches Dropshop, selling newly commissioned works direct from artist to collector

The auction house is pursuing the primary market with the new digital platform, which will sell monthly "drops" of limited editions by artists such as Cj Hendry

Art worldcomment

'We need to talk about class in the art world'

A recent list of young art "disruptors" published by a UK newspaper underlines the insidious dynamics of privilege which continue to define our industry

Dealer Massimo De Carlo to launch private foundation in northwestern Italy

The Italian gallerist's planned complex will be the first private hub dedicated to contemporary art in the province of Asti

Special report: Funding cuts and weak economy send UK’s visual arts into crisis

From regional galleries becoming “unsustainable” to brutal cuts to funding of museums, galleries and arts and humanities education, the sector is in an increasingly perilous state

Lawnews

Poet and translator to sue British Museum for copyright and moral rights infringement

Vancouver-based Yilin Wang has raised more than £15,000 via Crowd Justice to begin legal proceedings

Auctionsanalysis

Christie's Modern and contemporary evening sale in London plummets 66% from last year's equivalent auction

Few big-ticket consignments and New York's turbo-charged May sales marred tonight's performance

Inside the Kabinett: our top five picks from the new Art Basel section

The mini-presentations, which launched in Miami Beach before heading to Hong Kong, aim to diversify what's on offer at the fair

Art marketanalysis

Art Basel may be busy, but cautious sales reflect a complex market picture

Secondary market works are taking longer to place as art trade faces “a clear readjustment”

What sold on Art Basel's first VIP day: from a $22.5m Bourgeois spider to a huge $2.5m Richter sculpture

Despite fears of a market slowdown, clients were spending at a packed Art Basel

Kabir Jhala. With additional reporting by Anny Shaw
Cindy Shermaninterview

Cindy Sherman on AI experiments, lockdown pottery and being a woman in today's art market

Artist has created new body of work for solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in Zurich

Financeanalysis

UBS completes takeover of Credit Suisse—but what will happen to the bank's art world sponsorships?

Credit Suisse’s current benefactors include Kunsthaus Zurich, Kunstmuseum Basel and the National Gallery in London

Gagosian appoints new director for Switzerland

Andreas Rumbler will be tasked with uniting the mega-gallery's Swiss spaces "under a common vision"

Jean-Michel Basquiat: a buyer's guide

Basquiat's art market superstardom rose to dizzying new heights in 2021 but auction sales dropped by 50% in 2022

'The prestigious places are the worst': low pay still dogs the art industry, despite optimistic salary survey

The art market salary report offers insights into salaried employment but the impact of low wages—and having children—in a time of rapid inflation are missing

Venice Biennale artist Sonia Boyce and Simon Lee Gallery part ways after just two years

The London-based gallery is also subject to a Companies House notice to be dissolved, though owner says tax dispute has now been resolved

Can London's commercial galleries help save regional museums?

The Art Fund and London Gallery Weekend have launched a focus group with the aim of helping public institutions acquire works and organise exhibitions

Art marketanalysis

Wealthy American art collectors capitalise on tax-efficient gift scheme

Donor Advised Funds allow individuals to claim tax relief while they are still alive through making gifts of art and other assets—without obligation to pay out money to charity straight away

Endless appetite: Hauser & Wirth founders to open first New York restaurant alongside third gallery in the city

Launching next year, the Soho eatery is the latest venture from the hospitality company Artfarm

Has New York’s hot art market finally cooled?

Dealers at Frieze remain optimistic while noting a shift in collector behaviour

‘Like a striptease’: Gypsy Rose Lee’s legacy lives on as her works remain elusive

New York theatre producer attempts to collect works by women of a landmark 1943 exhibition

New York's Spring art bonanza: the shows, the sales, the fairs

Plus, the Richard Prince copyright case and Sarah Sze in London

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Gallery pays tribute to America's lost abortion rights, 50 years after landmark Roe v Wade ruling

Michael Rosenfeld's Frieze New York booth features works by feminist artists from 1973

June trial date set for Russian artist who leaked sex video of President Emmanuel Macron’s ‘right-hand man’

Pyotr Pavlensky created his Pornopolitics work in response to the video and now faces up to two years in prison for publishing sexual content without the participants' consent

Gagosian to close its vast Britannia Street gallery in London after two decades

The gallery is instead launching a new public platform for large-scale sculpture in October

Time to invest in the art market? New 'stock exchange for art' to launch at the Victoria & Albert Museum this month

Francis Bacon’s triptych Three Studies for a Portrait of George Dyer revealed as the first work to be listed on Artex, starting at around $55m

London dealer Alison Jacques to open new headquarters on illustrious Cork Street this autumn

She will open the three-storey, 6,000 sq ft space with shows by Sheila Hicks and Robert Mapplethorpe