Carlie Porterfield

Angelina Jolie is renting Jean-Michel Basquiat’s last New York apartment

The property on Great Jones Street in Manhattan will house Jolie Atelier, the actress’s latest project

Art Market Hamptons fair postponed until 2024

The Hamptons’ longest-running art fair has been called off this year due to “unforeseen logistical issues”

Tel Aviv museum cancels art restitution conference with Christie’s over $202m auction linked to Nazi fortune

The event was scheduled to mark the 25th anniversary of the Washington Principles, which helps guide the return of artwork looted during the Holocaust.

Less than half of California State University campuses are complying with federal Native American restitution regulations, audit finds

The California universities “generally lack the policies, funding and staffing necessary to follow the law and repatriate their collections”, the report found.

Ancient Mesoamerican artefact with ties to ritual ball game returned to Mexico

An auction house in Austria intended to sell the artefact before officials stepped in, according to the Mexican government

13 art destinations for day trips near New York City this summer

Our picks of the must-see shows within a (relatively) short train, car, bus or ferry ride from New York City this summer, from the Storm King Art Center to the Newark Museum

Climate activists, protesting against federal charges against their colleagues, rally at the Metropolitan Museum

Joanna Smith and Tim Martin face up to five years in prison after smearing paint on the case and pedestal of a Degas sculpture at the National Gallery of Art

Germany returns two Indigenous masks to Colombia after more than a century

During their time in Berlin, the two sacred masks were treated with a pesticide that may still be dangerous

Douglas Latchford’s estate hands over $12m to settle US trafficking case

The late antiquities dealer was accused of profiting off stolen Cambodian antiquities

Major Robert Colescott painting coming to auction during Armory Week in New York

"1919" is among Colescott’s most important works, according to Bonhams, and figured prominently in a recent touring retrospective

A gallery's new island residency in the Philippines focuses on sustainability and the local community

The first cohort of artists participating in Silverlens's residency will use materials found on Kopiat Island to create public art installations

Wool you look at that: rare set of François-Xavier Lalanne sheep net $1.3m at Bonhams New York

Buyers flocked to Lalanne’s famous sheep and helped ramp prices up past the auction house's estimates

German restitution commission recommends Bavarian bank return Kandinsky painting to heirs of former Jewish owners

Kandinsky’s "A Colorful Life" (1907), which had belonged to collectors Emanuel and Hedwig Lewenstein, was sold in a 1940 Amsterdam auction

MFA Boston settles ownership dispute with Jewish dealers’ heirs over a painting Hitler wanted for his Führermuseum

"Customers Conversing in a Tavern" (1671) by Dutch Golden Age painter Adriaen van Ostade is up on display after a six years of research and negotiations

New York fair Portal will not return to Governors Island after clash with trust over event space

Representatives for The Trust for Governors Island said they could not accommodate the fair’s requests amid surging demand for exhibition space on the island.

Wildfire smoke in New York shuts down art world events

Hazardous air blowing smoke into the city from fires in Canada pressed cultural institutions and art spaces to close or postpone events

Starfish brooch designed by Salvador Dalí sells for nearly $1m at Christie’s

The brooch once belonged to socialite Rebekah Harkness, the subject of a Taylor Swift song

Dealer Robert Mnuchin and his daughter opened a restaurant on New York's Shelter Island

The blue-chip art dealer and his daughter Valerie Mnuchin have opened Léon 1909, serving French and Italian dishes

186 Roy Lichtenstein works donated to museums in honour of the artist’s 100th birthday

Gifts will go to five institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Sotheby’s will pay $100m for the Whitney Museum’s Marcel Breuer building

The auction house expects to move into the Madison Avenue building in 2025, vacating its current York Avenue headquarters

Carlie Porterfield. , with additional reporting by Scott Reyburn

French actor Alain Delon’s art collection heads to auction

"The Leopard" star’s collection could bring in as much as €5m at Bonhams in Paris

Palm Beach art dealer sentenced to over two years in prison for blue-chip art fraud scheme

Victims spent “tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars” on counterfeit art sold by the dealer, according to the US Department of Justice

Propelled by Marie Antoinette's poodle, mid-season Old Masters auctions in New York fetch nearly $13m

Specialists at Christie’s and Sotheby’s dismissed concerns about a decline in the Old Masters market

Foodnews

Scoop: ice cream company launching Keith Haring flavour for Pride Month

Van Leeuwen's new "passion fruit berry pop" flavour was inspired by the late artist’s colourful work, and some proceeds from sales will go to LGBTQ+ causes in New York

Two important collections of Chinese art coming to Christie's New York during next Asia Week sales

Sales of the ancient Chinese sculptures and jade carvings are expected to collectively fetch nearly $10m in September

Ortuzar Projects will triple its gallery space in Tribeca

The new 10,000 sq. ft space is next-door to the gallery’s original location in New York's fastest-growing neighbourhood for art

Phillips scores $69.5m in New York evening sale, led by Banksy’s take on Basquiat

A painting by Noah Davis reached more than nine times its low estimate after a 12-minute bidding war

Is Frieze New York well placed to jolt an iffy art market?

Dealers hope the fair will create some momentum during a sluggish season

Art marketanalysis

Christie’s pulls off a safe 21st-century evening sale in New York, powered largely by a $58m Basquiat

While a handful of lots—including new records for Diane Arbus and Simone Leigh—created a buzz in saleroom, bids felt reined in amid economic uncertainty