Georgina Adam is the former Art Market editor of The Art Newspaper, where she is now editor-at-large. She is a contributor to the Financial Times Life & Arts Section, lectures at Sotheby's and Christie’s institutes in London and regularly participates in panels about the art market
Banksy record leads a smash-hit Sotheby’s auction which sees young artists soar to extraordinary heights
Asian collectors were behind much of the high bidding for hot emerging artists including Jadé Fadojutimi, Ewa Juszkiewicz and Flora Yukhnovich
Banksy world record as shredded work sells to Asian collector for £18.6m at Sotheby's
A previous painting called Girl with Balloon was shredded live at a Sotheby's auction three years ago, the resulting work, Love is in the Bin, has now sold
Buyer's guide to...sustainable art collecting
What galleries, collectors and artists can do to help reduce the carbon footprint of buying art
Move over London—the Asian auction market is exploding
All eyes will be on the high-value Hong Kong sales this weekend
All glitz and glamour? Hollywood’s new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
British Museum to sell NFTs of 200 Hokusai works—including The Great Wave
The institution has partnered with French start-up LaCollection to auction the non-fungible tokens, coinciding with its exhibition of the Japanese artist's work
Book extract | What makes buyers want to create private museums for their collections?
In this adapted excerpt from her new book, The Rise and Rise of the Private Art Museum, Georgina Adam examines the motivations of collectors who founded their own art spaces
Is Art Basel eyeing up a new fair location?
Art Basel has lent expertise to Art Week Tokyo, but does this indicate further involvement?
Why the figures bandied about in the art market are subject to caution
Estimates of the potential size of the art market are way off the mark
New French art market report finds auction sales dropped 19.5% to $25.5bn in 2020
The Conseil des Ventes Volontaires concludes that China dominates global auctions, accounting for $8.6bn of sales and 35% of the worldwide market
Tokyo aims to take art trade crown from Hong Kong
Can reforms to Japan’s onerous tax system allow Tokyo to replace Hong Kong as the leading art trade hub in Asia, as it was during the “bubble period” of the late 1980s?
Classicist Mary Beard on the infamous Roman emperor Nero
Galleries: London's oldest shopping mall needs you
Burlington Arcade has 12 empty units and its owners want art businesses to help fill them
Will gallery weekends replace art fairs?
Here are the advantages to staying local in a world of Covid
Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing—what will happen to their art?
As the multi-billionaire couple announce they are ending their marriage, we look at some of the art world's bitterest splits
How a new digital art market could mimic the traditional one—including in bad ways
The new breed of art buyers are likely to need administrators, curators and lawyers much like those in the conventional art world
Art shipping sector consolidates as Crozier buys Martinspeed
With much-reduced travel and events, the pandemic has been tough on the logistics business and will have lasting effect, Crozier chief says
US judge throws out latest non-payment case involving Anatole Shagalov
Dispute with Artemus centred on a multimillion-dollar leaseback arrangement involving Keith Haring and Frank Stella works
The real reason why the Salvator Mundi didn't make it into the Louvre's Leonardo show
But is it legal? The baffling world of NFT copyright and ownership issues
With interest in non-fungible tokens growing fast, the legal questions are testing the experts
How the art market turned upside down—in one month
Banksy, NFTs and Sacha Jafri et al are ripping up the rulebook
The curious saga of a Russian cosmetics entrepreneur and his €107m Cellini painting
Bizarre story of a painting discovered in a French village, said by its owner to be a self-portrait by Cellini, is told in a new BBC radio series
What is NFT art? The Art Newspaper explains
Six reasons why Gamestop couldn’t happen in the art market
From lack of supply to prohibitive price points, it seems you can't short art... at least for now
Can Paris snatch the art market crown from London?
The French capital seems resurgent, but other elements may intervene
NFTs: a new disruptor in the art market?
Interest is growing in Non-Fungible Tokens, which represent digital works and proof of ownership
Will new EU lighting rules pull the plug on neon art?
Artists producing neon works may fall foul of stricter EU lighting regulations that come into force this year
Asian art market flies in the face of coronavirus
Why are Asians in hot pursuit of art, and what are they buying?
Client confidentiality overturned by London High Court, as Dickinson forced to reveal buyer of $4.85m Signac painting
US collector Linda Hickox is seeking to recover the work which was sold via broker by the now jailed art dealer Timothy Sammons
It is time for catalogues raisonnés to join the digital age
Printed publications can quickly become obsolete, so the ease with which a digital document can be revised is a godsend—and that is what makes many uneasy
The turn of the screw: will tighter regulations impact the art market?
Often described as totally unregulated, the art trade is facing more stringent rules
Billionaire art collector Sheldon Solow's tax-exempt art foundation was infamously inaccessible—now his widow says she will open it to the public
The real estate developer died on Tuesday aged 92. His collection in New York has been parodied for being almost impossible to visit despite receiving tax breaks
Miró Labyrinth meanders towards restoration at south of France's Maeght Foundation
Conservation project tackles damage to Joan Miró's terraced maze of sculptures and ceramics in grounds of Modern art museum
Has coronavirus helped unmask the real prices of art?
The great museum sell-off: should public collections deaccession to survive Covid-19?
A flood of art? The market issues around museum deaccessioning
A flurry of museum pieces is heading to auction, but will there be enough buyers for them?
From how insurance pay outs work to when to get your art appraised: a must have how-to book for collectors
This updated art market manual by Mary Rozell merits a place on any bookshelf
British-Chinese artist Gordon Cheung left out of pocket by Shanghai gallery
Ten years on, defunct Other Gallery owes the artist almost £44,000 and has yet to return 16 works
Bubbles, sheikhs and the freeport frenzy: Georgina Adam reflects on 30 years of art market reporting
Our art market editor-at-large looks back on three decades of booming sales and soaring prices, from Middle Eastern emergence to the evolution of auction houses
Phillips rolls out 'Articker' to predict the next hot artists through exhibitions and media coverage
Like a stock ticker, the new data platform scrapes the internet to give users a constant stream of information about art
We need to talk about guarantees. And art loans
Dealers who finance deals by taking out loans against art may well find themselves in difficulty because of the Covid-19 pandemic
Anatole Shagalov must pay Sotheby's $2m for Keith Haring painting, judge rules
Art dealer did not pay up for painting bought at auction in 2017
Brave new world: Francis Bacon triptych sells for $84.5m in Sotheby's first major live-streamed evening sale
Marathon online hi-tech auction was the first of its kind attempted by Sotheby's and totalled $363.2m, boosting confidence that a top-end market still exists
What sort of art will we want after the pandemic ends?
Performance out, domestically-sized painting in
Auctions: what will change, post-Covid-19?
In the era of social distancing, auctioneers may have to conduct sales to an empty room
Will coronavirus-related cancellations spell the end of ‘fairtigue’?
When the merry-go-round restarts, it will be in a changed landscape. While fairs have been postponed and others cancelled, there may be benefits
From hot new thing to 'cryptowinter' chill: sizing up fractional ownership of art
Companies are offering shares in works by artists from Monet to Warhol through crypto tokens, but the jury is out as to the benefits for investors
Death of a wannabe 'mega' gallery—was the closure of Blain Southern an outlier or the canary in the mine?
Gallery's demise could be symptomatic of the growing polarisation of the art market
Not here to stay: what makes private museums suddenly close?
From mounting bills and funding problems to art-washing and embezzlement, collections are disappearing from public view at a rate of knots
Millennials—monsters, or saviours of the art market?
What do young collectors want, what do they buy, and, as they become richer, will they add rocket fuel to the art market—or blow it up entirely?
Jitters and reasons to be cheerful: art market experts give their 2020 predictions
Faced with economic uncertainty, turmoil in Hong Kong, Brexit and a shrinking auction market, the art trade has some justifiable anxiety about the coming year
Why the catalogue raisonné is the forger's bible
An international conference considered the challenges and risks— not to mention the sheer size of publications
Dodgy dealers beware: anti-fraud lawsuits are on the rise
A spate of fraudulent agents in the dock this year give the art trade a bad image—even if only a few individuals are involved
Fakes! Why are we seeing so many counterfeits?
Artistic fraudsters are still pushing their luck—creating works ranging from the barely believable to the downright hilarious
Bankrupt 'playboy' James Stunt attempted to borrow £40m against works of art claimed to be forgeries
The former husband of heiress Petra Ecclestone owes £5m in debt including an unpaid sum of £3.9m to Christie's
Piece by piece: the issues with fractional ownership of art
Billed as the next big thing, schemes to sell shares in works of art have yet to excite the market
Global recession looms—but there's a new twist
Burgeoning private museums offer cause for hope among economic uncertainty and geopolitical turbulence
Elaborate, traditional pieces sold well at the latest auctions
French collectors step up buying at FIAC
Making a making a remarkable return to the contemporary art world
Sotheby's newfound privacy gives it greater freedom, but at what cost to the rest of us?
Former public company status left the auction house at a disadvantage to rival Christie's, but its quarterly finance reports provided rare insight in a secretive market