Dan Duray

Film-maker Jonas Mekas to show photographs from his time as a WWII refugee at Documenta 14

Images the Lithuanian-American artist took at displaced persons camps in Germany reflect the current refugee crisis in Europe

US embassy art scheme should survive Trump

Works by US artists such as Mark Bradford and the Starn brothers are still likely to adorn embassies around the world

Independent fair delivers on diversity and quality with early sales

Collectors show they are willing to invest in work that is current—or feels like it—at the iconoclast New York fair

Revamped Armory Show draws praise and crowds

New director juggles commercial success and curatorial merit

Jonas Mekas makes good

Though the Anthology Film Archives gala at Capitale on 2 March was just a few days after the Academy Awards, Jonas Mekas said he hadn’t managed to catch the nominated movies

Spring awakening? A shake-up for New York’s fairs

The city’s prime time for contemporary art gets a new programme, with an emphasis on discovery and depth

Asian buyers helped bolster Sotheby’s revenue in 2016, auction house reveals

Tad Smith gives credit to the Eastern market during fourth quarter earnings call, as well as growing online sales and aggressive recruitment


Michigan art dealer sentenced to 41 months for running Modern art forgery scheme

Eric Spoutz was charged with selling fake works purportedly by De Kooning, Kline and Mitchell, that netted him $1.45m

In bloom: Klimt’s flower garden to lead Sotheby’s London spring sales

The vibrantly painted landscape is expected to make more than $45m

Christo cancels Over the River project in protest against Trump

After 20 years of planning and spending $15m of his own money, the artist says he has no interest in finishing the project under the current government

Trump’s inauguration: museums lay on alternative events

Many US museums are open free to the public on 20 January as divisive president-elect takes Oath of Office