Carlie Porterfield

US pavilion features first Indigenous artist to have solo show

Jeffrey Gibson mixes Native American motifs with modern materials to investigate issues of identity and history

Palestine references abound at the 60th Venice Biennale

As the war between Israel and Hamas intensifies, artists in Venice use their work to make statements

Christie’s withdraws four ancient Greek vases amid concerns about their provenance and connection to disgraced antiquities dealers

The vases, which were estimated to sell for as much as $71,000, were pulled from a sale in New York this week

Gavin Brown donates gallery archive to Bard College

Bard's Center for Curatorial Studies will receive artist files, catalogues and more from the more than 25 years the dealer operated Gavin Brown's Enterprise

Early sales at the Dallas Art Fair prove even a solar eclipse can't overshadow Texas's hot market

As demand for art in Dallas and the rest of Texas heats up, dealers are eager to get a foothold in the Lone Star State—including at the new-ish Dallas Invitational satellite fair

Trio of Basquiat paintings could bring more than $86m at Phillips in May

The largest painting in the group, "Untitled (ELMAR)" (1982), will be offered during the marquee spring sales in New York with a $40m to $60m estimate

Dallas Art Fair expansion reflects the city's growing art market

The fair, along with its satellite event the Dallas Invitational, testify to the importance of the local collector base, dealers say

Monet painting jointly owned by Nelson-Atkins Museum and donor’s descendents will be sold at auction

The museum's share of proceeds—estimated at up to $25m by Christie's—will go toward establishing an endowment fund for new acquisitions

Asia Week New York brings in more than $100m in sales, a 24% drop from 2023

The 15th edition of the event, which spans auction sales and gallery exhibitions, was impacted by slowdown in China’s economy

Carlie Porterfield. With additional reporting by Kabir Jhala

Painting from Warhol and Basquiat’s notorious collaboration could fetch $18m at Sotheby’s this May

The monumental canvas is expected to reset the record price at auction for any work from the series

In open letter, Metropolitan Museum employees call on the institution to ‘stand in defence of Palestinians’

More than 150 people have signed onto the letter, which was delivered to museum director and chief executive Max Hollein this week

Denver Art Museum workers vote to form a union, a first for an art museum in Colorado

Two thirds of eligible workers voted in favour of forming a union, animated by issues including adequate staffing, career advancement and wages

Phillips’s evening sale of 20th-century and contemporary art in London comes up short, despite healthy mid-level bidding

The 27-lot sale brought in £10.9m without fees after three works were pulled and another three failed to sell

Most countries have made little to no progress in returning Nazi-looted art, report finds

Only seven nations have made major inroads in recovering property seized during the Holocaust, according to the World Jewish Restitution Organization

Bay Area galleries descend on Frieze Los Angeles

Representatives of Northern California’s tight-knit art community make the journey south

Slimmer Frieze Los Angeles fair has simmering start on first VIP day

California galleries did swift business in the fair’s opening hours, but dealers reported fewer seven-figure sales than last year

Richard Saltoun will open a New York gallery in May

The space’s debut show will be dedicated to Canadian artist Jan Wade, her first solo exhibition in the US

Creative Growth blossoms into market force for artists with disabilities

California non-profit supporting artists with disabilities celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special exhibition at New York's Outsider Art Fair

Joan Snyder joins Thaddaeus Ropac for Europe and Asia representation

The 83-year-old American abstract painter has been working for six decades

Christie's Elton John evening sale proves Wednesday night is alright for buying

The auction nearly matched its $6.4m high estimate before fees, as art brought the money while luxury and memorabilia drove the bidding

Untitled Art fair acquired by South Florida luxury lifestyle portfolio

The fair, founded in 2012, is one of the biggest satellite events of Miami Art Week and previously operated a second iteration in San Francisco

Phillips's selling show of contemporary Indigenous art reflects surge in curatorial interest

Collectors’ enthusiastic response to 'New Terrains' exhibition is latest signal that the market is finally catching up

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Economic woe can’t take the shine off Colombia's art trade

Dealers in the country remain buoyant despite a weak currency and a new wealth tax

Two more Egon Schiele works restituted to heirs of Holocaust victim will head to auction

The two works on paper once belonged to Fritz Grünbaum, an Austrian cabaret performer who was killed in the Holocaust

Crime news

Suspect arrested in murder of dealer Brent Sikkema

A detective told local media that police are investigating theft leading to homicide

Phillips chief executive Stephen Brooks steps down after two years

Brooks, who joined the company in 2021, has left for personal reasons

Hunter Biden’s art dealer questioned by House Oversight Committee

Republicans on the House Oversight Committee questioned New York art dealer Georges Bergès this week about representing US President Joe Biden’s son

Works entering the US public domain in 2024 include an M.C. Escher woodcut and Mickey and Minnie Mouse

With copyrights from 1928 expiring, thousands of creative works are now free to share, copy and build upon