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Rothko lawsuit lays bare the privacy versus provenance conflict

A recent case, relating to the sale of work by the Abstract Expressionist, centred on the tension between client confidentiality and transparency; the solution is far from simple

Two lots withdrawn from Christie’s antiquities sale after possible ties emerge to dealers known to traffic in illicit artefacts

The artefacts were flagged by Christos Tsiogiannis, who has, since 2006, been identifying looted antiquities through photographic archives of suspected and convicted dealers in plunder

Shotgun the Warhol: Christie's to sell Shot Sage Blue Marilyn for $200m

The painting, being sold by the Thomas and Doris Ammann Foundation, could become the most expensive 20th century work of art ever sold at auction when it is offered in New York in May

Here's how you can help the Ukraine aid effort by buying art

Auction houses, galleries, online platforms and artists are selling works for charities helping those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Here is a selection

Picasso bronze deaccessioned by the Metropolitan Museum could bring $30m at Christie’s

The sale of the canonical early Cubist sculpture will bolster the museum’s acquisitions fund and at no great cost to its collection, which includes another edition of the work

A Dorothea Tanning exhibition reveals the urgency and timeliness of the surreal

Surrealist artists, especially women, are gaining renewed institutional and market traction

At the Outsider Art Fair, artist Fred Tomaselli highlights the influence of psychedelic art

While the fields are distinct, outsider art and psychedelic art overlap in significant ways, as an exhibition within the fair curated by Tomaselli makes clear

Phillips donates £5.8m, the auction house's share from its evening sale of 20th-century and contemporary art, to Ukrainian Red Cross

The sale felt fresh, with 83% of works making their auction debut and in-demand young artists again taking centre stage, with a new record for Issy Wood

Russian missile strike hits Holocaust memorial site in Kyiv

The site of Babyn Yar, Europe's largest mass grave for victims of the Holocaust, was struck by Russian missiles in an attack on a nearby television broadcasting tower

Hollywood talent agency to expand its contemporary art footprint with new gallery in Atlanta

UTA Artist Space's second gallery, with a former professional basketball player as head of sales, show the agency zeroing in on the lucrative crossover possibilities between the art market and high-earning sports and entertainment figures

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Danica Lundy's disquieting tableaux of teenage angst to Claudette Schreuders's introspective doubles

A museum exhibition on Woody Guthrie proves the artist’s message is as relevant today as during the Depression era

The show includes original artwork, handwritten lyrics, musical instruments and previously unpublished written works.

Camille Henrot’s dos and don’ts on display at Frieze Los Angeles

The artist's recent drawings, inspired by a trove of rediscovered etiquette books, are on view in her solo booth with Hauser & Wirth

Los Angeles is open for business again

With mega-galleries heading west and a dynamic local scene, the city is realising its market potential

Mystery mural uncovered behind Beverly Hilton rooftop bar

The glass mosaic depicts figures from Classical mythology and was installed when the hotel opened in 1955—but remained hidden behind a wall for decades

Dallas P. Price-Van Breda's taste for adventure extends to her art collecting

The co-founder and longtime supporter of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles shares her formative purchases and the artists she would invite to her ultimate dinner party

The ‘most important piece of prehistoric art’ found in Britain in a century will go on view at the British Museum

The 5,000-year-old chalk sculpture was discovered on a country estate near the village of Burton Agnes in East Yorkshire

NFT market is vulnerable to money laundering, according to US Treasury study of the art trade

While the study concedes there are some nefarious financial dealings in the art market, there are more immediate concerns and regulatory manoeuvres to take

Two Latin American galleries expand into a shared space in New York

“For Latinos to be able to compete, we have to work together. It’s completely natural, it’s a part of the Latino experience,” says Omayra Alvarado, one of the founders of the Colombian gallery Instituto de Visión

Pace expands West Coast footprint, merges with the Los Angeles gallery Kayne Griffin

The merger continues a trend of mega-galleries expanding their presence in California

New York gallery faces multi-million-dollar lawsuit over a Rothko’s mystery provenance

The lawsuit claims the Manhattan gallery Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art is refusing to divulge the seller of 'Untitled (Red, Yellow, Blue, Black and White)' (1950), which has left the provenance incomplete and the painting unsellable

A career-spanning, six-venue exhibition of the painter Rochelle Feinstein’s work opens in galleries across the US and Europe

The multi-venue show reflects the artist’s kaleidoscopic practice and proves there’s an organic way for mid-size galleries to put on a global exhibition

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the jewels of the American Folk Art Museum’s collection to Alec Soth’s journey across the US

Dada’s home: organisations in France and the US launch vast Marcel Duchamp research portal

The Duchamp research portal uses archival documents, correspondence and a wealth of images to paint a picture of the artist’s life and work in the US and France.

A Mexican millionaire is building a museum to house his art collection, and using public funds to do it

Mauricio Fernández Garza first proposed the structure, which is a replica of his mansion in San Pedro Garza García, near Monterrey, when he was mayor of the well-heeled town

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A French surgeon tried to sell an X-ray of a former patient’s bullet wound from the Bataclan attack as an NFT

The patient survived the November 2015 Islamic State attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, but never gave permission for the image of her wound to be sold

Pace will launch a project space in Tribeca, with founder Arne Glimcher at the helm

“Gallery 125 Newbury is about expanding my own story...about going full circle, back to the little gallery I once had,” Glimcher said of the new space in Manhattan's booming art district

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal library for sale at Bonhams

The sale traces her intellectual development from a law student and avid reader to one of the most recognizable justices on the Supreme Court.