Carlie Porterfield

How the ‘world’s most beautiful bookstore’ is fighting misinformation in Portugal

Livraria Lello’s charitable arm, headquartered in a 14th-century Gothic monastery just outside Porto, seeks to educate visitors through its inaugural exhibition

Billionaire collector Ken Griffin buys Stegosaurus skeleton for record $45m at Sotheby’s

This is the most valuable fossil to ever sell at auction, as the market for dinosaur bones continues to climb

New York City’s 2025 budget includes a record $254m for culture

Mayor Eric Adams and the city council restored $53m in funding for public programming last month

Head of Frieze parent company Endeavor calls on Joe Biden to drop out of US presidential race

Ari Emanuel is the latest important Democratic donor to criticise Biden since his age and mental fitness were called into question during a debate against Donald Trump

Megan Mulrooney, a former director at Nino Mier, will open her own gallery in his old Los Angeles space

A native of Los Angeles, Mulrooney aims to highlight emerging and mid-career artists at her eponymous gallery

Charges dropped against pro-Palestinian protestors from Art Institute of Chicago encampment

Dozens of demonstrators were arrested in May on criminal trespassing charges

State lawmakers pull funding for New Jersey's Centre Pompidou outpost

The mayor of Jersey City says the move to scuttle the Paris museum's first US location was politically motivated

Austin gallerists boosting local art scene with joint collectors’ circle

Austin gallerists boosting local art scene with joint collectors’ circle

Gagosian will stage the gallery’s first exhibition in Seoul

'Derrick Adams: The Strip' will open just in time for the Frieze Seoul art fair

Mitchell-Innes & Nash will close Chelsea gallery and shift business model

The longtime New York dealers will transition to a “project-based advisory” programme

Sotheby’s Paris will relocate to new space in historic former gallery

The new location at 83 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré will offer 30% more exhibition space

Florida governor Ron DeSantis vetoes $32m in state arts funding

Museums and other cultural institutions will lose out on millions in promised grants that were originally in the state budget before it was sent to DeSantis to sign

Salvator Mundi documentary The Lost Leonardo to become a television series starring Julianne Moore

Moore, who is also an executive producer on the series, will star as art restorer Dianne Modestini

More than 80% of young, wealthy Americans want to collect art, survey finds

Bank of America surveyed more than 1,000 US citizens with more than $3m in assets for their poll of high-net-worth individuals

San Francisco gallery capitalises on Leonora Carrington’s auction success

Fairgoers flock to stand dedicated to the Surrealist artist after Sotheby’s sale of painting last month for $28.5m

In pictures: Design Miami comes to Basel

The design fair's Grela Orihuela picks out her favourites, from circular sofas to lost sheep

Art Basel shrugs off ‘doom-porn’ talk with blockbuster first day of sales

VIPs prove that they came to town to buy, not just to “eat the sausage in the courtyard”

'The missed opportunities show you how important it is to be brave': Carolin Scharpff-Striebich on trusting your instinct

The German collector on how a sleepless night is a sure sign that an acquisition is imminent, and why she has a soft spot for Pieter Bruegel the Elder

'Almost everyone I talk to has an interesting story and something to teach me': Ryan Zurrer on getting the most out of Art Basel

The venture capitalist, an early champion of digital art through his collective 10F1, admits that his heart belongs to his home city of Zug, Switzerland

Christie’s reportedly planning layoffs

Rival Sotheby’s recently entered a consultation period ahead of redundancies

The Armory Show lines up 235 galleries for 30th edition, including 55 first-time exhibitors

The fair, now in its second iteration since being acquired by Frieze, remains New York's largest

More than 600 artefacts worth a total of €60m are repatriated to Italy from the US

Italian authorities are using artificial intelligence to identify works of art up for sale that may have been stolen or trafficked

Collector Ron Perelman sold $963m worth of art to pay off debt

Recently unsealed court filings show 71 works by artists like Basquiat, Twombly and Giacometti were unloaded over a two-year period

Art world power players reportedly encouraged New York mayor to send police to pro-Palestine student protests

Chat logs from a private WhatsApp group created by billionaire Barry Sternlicht were leaked to the Washington Post last week

Native American curator sues Chicago Blackhawks professional hockey team for fraud, sexual harassment

Nina Sanders claims she was hired as a consultant for the team to “pacify resistance” to the Chicago Blackhawks’ use of a Native American name and imagery

Phillips's evening auction in New York notches $72.3m, buoyed by two fresh Basquiat paintings

The sale's hammer total fell short of its estimate, but also represented an increase of 24% over the equivalent auction in 2023