Carlie Porterfield

Bob Ross’s canvas from the first The Joy of Painting episode hits the market for $9.85m

Minneapolis gallery Modern Artifact called the price a “not-for-sale number”, adding that they intend to take the 1983 painting on tour

Sotheby’s lands $400m Emily Fisher Landau collection for November sales

The auctions will include a 1932 Picasso painting with a $120m estimate

The Armory Show is ‘business as usual’ at first edition since Frieze acquisition

Sales were off to a bustling start at New York City’s largest art fair, even as questions remain about what changes the new ownership will bring

Robert Colescott’s 1919 sells for $3.5m at Bonhams during special Armory Week auction

The painting, which featured prominently in a recent Colescott retrospective, hammered slightly below its estimate

Iranian galleries introduce the country’s contemporary art to new collectors at The Armory Show

Two Iranian galleries have stands at this year’s edition of the show, showcasing the work of four artists with roots in the country

A $20m Joan Mitchell will lead Sotheby's offering of works from the collection of New York dealer John Cheim

The late-career painting is expected to break the artist’s $16.6m auction record this November

TikTok art star’s cross-over moment

UTA Artist Space, the visual art branch of Hollywood’s United Talent Agency, is opening a New York pop-up with a solo show by viral artist Devon Rodriguez

Art, furniture and more from the Rothschild family’s private collection could fetch $30m in unprecedented New York sales at Christie’s

The autumn auctions will mark the first dedicated sales in North America tied to the powerful banking family

New York auction houses' calendars align with Armory Week

Bonhams is offering a Robert Colescott work in a single-lot sale, while Sotheby’s online fashion series includes Princess Diana’s famous black-sheep sweater

Bullish amid cooling market, galleries keep betting on New York real estate

Hollis Taggart is expanding its Chelsea footprint, White Cube will soon open on the Upper East Side and the South African gallery Goodman is prepping a Manhattan pied-à-terre

Forthcoming New York exhibition on women artists will present Komal Shah and Gaurav Garg’s collection to the public for the first time

The couple have put together a major collection of 300 works by mostly modern and contemporary women artists

Ten exhibitions to see in New York City this autumn

From large-scale surveys of Judy Chicago and Ed Ruscha, to showcases of Barkley L. Hendricks’s portraits, Ruth Asawa’s works on paper, Shary Boyle’s surreal ceramics, Korean experimental art and more

Christie’s calls off further sales of Heidi Horten’s controversial jewellery collection

Horten’s late husband became a billionaire during the “Aryanisation” of Nazi-era Germany

South Africa's Goodman Gallery expands to New York with an office and viewing room

South Africa’s leading gallery is making its first permanent inroads in the US

N.C. Wyeth painting purchased at a thrift shop for $4 could sell for $250,000 at auction

The painting's whereabouts were unknown for 80 years, but a Facebook post led to its rediscovery

Fresh ‘Avocado Salad’ painting by Wayne Thiebaud could fetch $1.8m at Hindman

The rare savoury still-life from 1962 will return to the market for the first time in at least 55 years

Crime news

Leon Black faces questions from US Senate Finance Committee over Jeffrey Epstein and his $1bn art collection

The committee chairperson has asked for more details by 1 September about the $158m Black allegedly paid Epstein over the years

Christie’s eyes Austin, Texas as a potential hotspot for millennial clients

The auction house will host its first outreach event in the rapidly growing Texan capital next month

United Talent Agency hires former Sotheby's specialist to lead New York expansion

Harrison Tenzer's hire is part of the group’s “long-term expansion strategy”

Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn leaves New York gallery LGDR

The dealer will reopen her gallery Salon 94 in its former building on the Upper East Side

Access to Anish Kapoor’s Chicago 'bean' limited until 2024 due to construction

Work in Millennium Park will keep tourists and Chicagoans from the massive selfie beacon

New York’s Malin Gallery to close after eight years in Chelsea

The contemporary art gallery will shutter amid allegations of overdue payments to artists and vendors

Jeff Poe steps down from Blum & Poe, a mainstay of the Los Angeles gallery scene

Jeff Poe and Tim Blum have been running the gallery together since 1994

Bored Ape Yacht Club collectors sue Sotheby’s over NFTs auction

The auction house’s 2021 sale helped lend legitimacy to the line of cartoon apes, the plaintiffs claim, and was “misleading promotion”

Chelsea gallery Hollis Taggart expanding again despite fears of a slowing market

The gallery’s space will grow by nearly 700 sq. ft thanks to an expansion into the space next door

Chicago dealer Kavi Gupta denies withholding payments of more than $600,000 from artist Jeffrey Gibson

Chicago dealer Kavi Gupta denies withholding payments of more than $600,000 from artist Jeffrey Gibson, who will represent the US at the 2024 Venice Biennale

Detroit-area photography dealer pleads guilty to $1.5m art fraud scheme

Wendy Halsted Beard was arrested last year after an FBI investigation

Art Basel names new director for Miami Beach fair

Bridget Finn, a partner at a Detroit-based gallery and co-founder of one of Brooklyn's legendary DIY spaces, will oversee North America's most important art fair

The Photography Show fair will relocate to New York’s Park Avenue Armory in 2024

The long-running photography fair was last held at the Upper East Side institution until 2016, when it decamped to Midtown

Crime news

San Francisco gallerist filmed hosing down unhoused woman strikes deal to have battery charges dismissed

Collier Gwin, who was facing up to six months in prison if his case had gone to trial, will complete 35 hours of volunteer work