Ermanno Rivetti


Monochrome mania: Boetti’s obsession with the Xerox machine

Colour = Reality show lights up artist’s photocopy fetish

Asian clients drive strong sales at auction houses

“The market is back,” says Christie’s head—but pressure to secure top property is “huge”

Guide to Asian pavilions at the 2017 Venice Biennale

From upside-down architecture to shadow puppets, artists explore cultural identity at the “Olympics of the art world”

Objects of desire: what dealers are taking to Tefaf

Visitors can expect to see an eclectic mix at Maastricht

Klimt helps Sotheby’s reach auction record in London

Quality works by household names bring a successful round of evening auctions to a close this week

Hong Kong stays buoyant despite turbulence in the Western market

Art Basel in Hong Kong has turned the city’s fortunes around, art-wise, but the city’s cultural infrastructure still has some way to go

Central London to get a new arts hub by 2019

Cromwell Place is intended primarily for galleries but will provide space for non-selling exhibitions too

Magritte painting breaks record at Christie’s Surrealist sale

Market reassured after high sell-through rates at the auction house's two sales

Alighiero Boetti takes centre stage in Paris

Tornabuoni Art inaugurates its new space in the Marais with largest-ever gallery retrospective of the artist’s work

Richter’s Eisberg to loom large at Sotheby’s contemporary evening sale

Rare outing on the market for a landscape by the German artist best known for his abstract paintings

London Art Fair sets its sights wide on collectors of all kinds

Six-figure prints by Warhol and £600 etchings are both on offer

Rothko and Rauschenberg to lead Christie’s London auction in March

Weak pound and successful museum shows means increased audience for Post-war American artists

How Photo London aims to take the title of photo capital from Paris

The fair sees increased participation from big contemporary art galleries and is collaborating with Magnum Photos for its 70th anniversary

Major shows in Venice and Paris to map Alighiero Boetti’s monumental spectrum

Cini Foundation and Tornabuoni’s new outpost in the French capital will host exhibitions in 2017

London's Old Master sales bolstered by private collections

Major surprise was last-minute withdrawal of Goya sketch at Christie's

Sotheby’s buys Orion Analytical lab in fight against art fraud

As forgery cases pile up, auction house is also setting up a scientific research department

Young blood for Old Masters

Enterprising dealers are updating their businesses to cope with a changing market

Mayor Gallery sues over Agnes Martin

Catalogues raisonnés emerge as the latest front in the battle to authenticate works and secure market value

Gun fired at Arthur Rimbaud sells for €434,000

Poet's lover Paul Verlaine shot at him with the weapon in 1873 but only grazed his wrist

New York sales defy fears of downturn

Fewer trophy works this season, but solid totals and record prices for several artists

Art Basel in Miami Beach channels spirit of David Bowie

Fair’s Public section in Collins Park will take inspiration from the late musician

Auction houses avoid Chinese New Year clash

Growing Asian purchasing power precipitates alterations to sales calendars

Monet's Grainstack fetches $81.4m at Christie's, setting a new auction record for the artist

But mixed results at the Impressionist and Modern Art sale in New York reflect continued cautious market

Munch’s Girls on the Bridge fetches more than $50m in bellwether New York auction

Solid results for Sotheby’s in first sale after Trump's election victory, but László Moholy-Nagy gets the only artist record

Paris Photo turns 20

After last year’s catastrophe, fair expands its exhibition spaces

Must-see shows in Turin during Artissima

Heavy-hitting, political shows by Wael Shawky and Josh Kline headline the city’s art programme

Highlights from Artissima

Unknown artists rub shoulders with big names, while the fair director wants to stay on

Post-Brexit fears calmed as buyers take advantage of weak pound

In London, low estimates and favourable exchange rates boost contemporary profits… but at the Italian sales, fewer stand-out lots bring results down from last year’s high

Market revs up for racing car artist Salvatore Scarpitta

As the Italian-American’s historical importance is reassessed, curators play catch-up with his later works

Foundation opens new space in Buenos Aires

The main aim of Fundación Arte is to promote cultural dialogue with Argentinian and Latin American artists

It’s back to the Nineties for Frieze London

Gallery shows from the decade will be recreated in Regent’s Park

Four gallery shows to see during London’s Italian art week

From the Modern masters Fontana and Melotti and the post-war star Alighiero Boetti to the lesser-known artist Rodolfo Aricò and interactive kinetic art

Colnaghi to inaugurate new London space during Frieze week

Historic Old Masters gallery will open with exhibition around themes of mortality and vanity

First posthumous exhibition of Gerald Laing's work to open in London

The Fine Art Society's show will coincide with publication of British Pop artist's first catalogue raisonné

Mike Nelson turns Monaco bank into an ultramarine blue underworld

Every surface, from the Baroque staircase and underground vaults, has been daubed for the hallucinogenic project

Helena Newman named chairman of Sotheby’s Europe in staff restructure

A slew of new posts includes the appointment of museum professional Eric Shiner to the Fine Arts division

Rubens puts Christie's on top during Old Masters week in London

As the auction season comes to an end, big brand names keep the market buoyant

London Art Week: our top five picks

A selection of objects that reflect the variety of art on offer, both in terms of price and medium

British art comes out on top at Christie’s 250th anniversary sale

Despite an £18m Lucian Freud going unsold, the sale proved the market is strong

London sales take the next hit

Impressionist and Modern evening totals are down by half, but a dearth of top works is more to blame than the UK’s Brexit vote


Six things to see at Masterpiece London

Sales made on opening day suggest the country’s political woes have not put collectors off buying

Modigliani the star as Christie’s auction disappoints on eve of EU referendum

Political uncertainty and last-minute withdrawals may have contributed to below-estimate results

Picasso and Modigliani portraits make an impression at Sotheby’s auction

Ahead of Brexit vote, auction house’s Impressionist and Modern Art evening sale achieves solid results

Our guide to satellite fairs during Art Basel

From the established to the brand new, the Swiss city is teeming with fringe events

Serpentine summer programme goes BIG

Four additional projects accompany the annual pavilion for Julia Peyton-Jones’ last stand

Russian art sales continue to tumble

The combined total is a new low, but there are (small) reasons to hope

On the road: Tornabuoni’s Art Basel presentation to travel to museums in US and Italy

Solo stand of works—and cars—by Salvatore Scarpitta is generating new interest in the US artist’s work

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