Charlotte Burns

Art marketanalysis

What David Zwirner’s recent surprise losses reveal about the high-stakes art market

The dealer remains “cautiously optimistic” about the trade’s prospects this autumn

Beyond Colour Field: Helen Frankenthaler makes her mark in later works

The curator John Elderfield on his exhibition of the artist’s rarely shown paintings at Gagosian Beverly Hills—and what museums can learn from galleries

Rachel Whiteread unveils first major permanent commission in the US

Site-specific concrete cabin stands on a 40ft hill overlooking New York Harbour

Jonas Mekas: the film-maker’s film-maker

Art Basel honours the Lithuanian-American artist who survived Hitler’s labour camps


Sotheby’s pays top dollar for the art world’s best address book

Auction house buys art advisers in surprise $85m deal

Paula Cooper: still driving the New York scene, 50 years on

The pioneering dealer says her gallery is just a mom-and-pop shop—and that’s exactly how she wants it


Sotheby’s buys prestigious art advisory firm in $85m deal

Founders of Art Agency, Partners will head up new department, along with Marc Porter, former Americas chairman at Christie’s

An Impressionist garden grows in the Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden plans to celebrate its 125th anniversary with an exhibition dedicated to American Impressionism

Whitney Museum turns over its column-free fifth floor to artists

The museum’s new programme Open Plan will present large-scale installations by Michael Heizer, Andrea Fraser and others

Carrie Mae Weems to pay tribute to Obama’s response to racist shootings in Charleston

Artist's work, which will be performed in June, is meant as a gift to the US president

Robert Irwin to cover entire room in scrim for Hirshhorn show

Site-specific installation will form part of exhibition next year on the artist’s works from the 1960s

Common sense makes a comeback at New York’s November sales

This month's auctions signalled a slowdown in the market as collectors started to exercise restraint

Meet the new guard: Nicholas Cullinan to bring contemporary flair to London’s National Portrait Gallery

The former curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art seeks to merge best practices from US and UK museums

MoMA returns expressionist landscape after decade-long detective case

The twists and turns of a mistaken provenance meant a work by Kirchner had entered the museum’s collection under the wrong title and date

Sotheby’s third-quarter results are a mixed bag

Auction house chief Tad Smith points to positive progress, but firm is still operating at a loss

Robert Rauschenberg's great work heads to China

Artist's installation, one of the longest works of art in the world, will go on show in Beijing next year

New home, new blood: Whitney appoints young curators for 2017 biennial

Thirty-somethings Christopher Y Lew and Mia Locks will lead a curatorial team that looks beyond the New York scene and institutional shows

Spirit of Zero Group rekindled in Duesseldorf

Artists’ foundation takes over former factory that served as Otto Piene’s fire studio—and party centre

Performa’s ten-year balancing act

Latest edition of performance art biennial launches this month, bringing new works to venues across New York

Dasha Zhukova backs $1m artist residency at MIT

The Russian arts patron credits her microbiologist mother for an interest in science and technology

Frieze dealers keep the faith

Artists return to sacred themes within the commercial setting of the fair

National Portrait Gallery plans Cézanne show to follow Alberto Giacometti

New director Nicholas Cullinan says expect to see the gallery "trying out a few new things"

Enrico Castellani says ‘yes’ to rare solo show

Dominique Lévy to bring Italian artist's works to London next year

Rising star Rachel Rose invites Frieze visitors to take a walk on the wild side

The artist’s installation shows how the foxes and mice of Regent’s Park experience the fair

The New York gallerist who did it her way

Paula Cooper recalls SoHo back in the day and its pioneering artists at Frieze Masters