Georgina Adam

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

How to buy an... Egon Schiele

While well known in the West, the work of this major figure of Austrian Expressionism is less recognised in Asia—until now

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Sandy Angus—founder of six fairs across Asia—on his mistakes, MCH Group and a new event in China

In the first of a new art market interview series, we speak to the art fair boss about his career

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Dubai's Alserkal Avenue launches arts foundation

The not-for-profit will commission works and offer residencies and educational programmes to promote artistic development in Dubai

London art dealer Richard Green sued by US tycoon over €5m Old Master purchases

Gary Klesch claims undisclosed provenance led him to pay higher price for two paintings by Jan Brueghel the Elder and Salomon van Ruysdael

The Fine Art Group buys Falcon Fine Art as art finance industry consolidates

Terms and cost of the Falcon buy have not been revealed but deal includes the "purchase of over 10 loans” with borrowers in the EU, Australia and the US

Life lessons: what the art market learned from 2018

Georgina Adam speaks with three leading art world figures on the key events of last year and what 2019 may hold

2019: art market predictions and the best events

From Brexit worries to emerging trends, we look ahead at what to expect from the art market this year. Plus, our correspondents pick the must-see exhibitions, fairs and festivals. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Georgina Adam, Louisa Buck and Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Shagalov sues Paul Kasmin Gallery over Stella ownership

The art dealer has been involved in a number of lawsuits, which allege he defaulted on purchases of art

Trump’s tax Act offers potential tax havens for art

‘Opportunity Zones’ present a new kind of tax-deferred exchange on high-value assets

Market stunts predict the future… and evoke the past

The Leonardo and Banksy auction spectacles suggested a future in which marketing triumphs. But was it ever thus?


In debt we trust: the rise of art-secured lending

The rapid growth in the number of loan providers, from private banks to specialist lenders, could transform the art market’s relationship with the financial markets

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Tiny, but rich: Luxembourg pushes for more presence in art market

It may be known as a haven, but buyers in the grand duchy pay 17% tax, fair director says

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Paris versus Shanghai: photo fairs old and new compared

Despite censorship, China’s appetite for photography is growing but Paris Photo remains pre-eminent

Interested in a square inch of a Warhol? Fractional ownership hits the art market

A growing number of new investment platforms are touting the concept

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Blockchain: Hot stuff or hot air?

The technology offers the promise of a world in which a work of art’s provenance is held on a single database—if it lives up to the hype

Georgina Adam. , with additional research by Alec Evans

Supply wrung out? End of term feel to London Impressionist and Modern art auctions

Sotheby's sale fell below estimate while Christie’s provided some cheer, showing there is still money in Monet – but only the right one

Georgina Adam. with additional reporting by Anna Brady

Show and sell: the added value of a museum exhibition

How soon is too soon? Private collectors are selling off works as little as a few weeks after lending them to high-profile shows

Are Sergei Skripal sanctions hitting Russian buying and selling at UK auctions?

Hostile relations between Russia and the West following attempted poisoning of former MI6 spy may dampen bidding at London's Russian sales

Podcast episode 31: The $646m Rockefeller sale. Plus: should big galleries subsidise smaller ones?

We drill down into the big numbers from the Post-Impressionist and Modern sale in New York with Georgina Adam, talk to Professor Rachel Pownall about the wider market and look at a small gallery housed in Piccadilly Circus Tube station.

Hosted by Ben Luke and Georgina Adam. , produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

New $50m art warehouse opens in Harlem—with Foreign-Trade Zone status

Arcis's 110,000 sq. ft art-storage facility in New York boasts the latest in high-tech security

From Beijing to Mayfair: French dealer to open new gallery in London

Specialist Hadrien de Montferrand brings a unique mix of influences to his work

Settlement reached in saga over Chinese buyer’s unpaid Richter bill

The complex saga started in June 2015 when the Beijing-based businessman Zhang Chang bought a work by Francis Bacon at Christie’s

'While I revile Trump as much as the next man, Nancy Spector was wrong to offer the Golden Toilet'

Georgina Adam on why Guggenheim's chief curator should rise above President and his "swampy" world

From Van Gogh to Richter—what happens when bidders fail to pay up at auction?

Flaky winning bids are knocking the gloss off record-breaking sales

Podcast episode 15: What will 2018 hold for the art world?

We are at the London Art Fair speaking to Georgina Adam about her art market predictions and to Louisa Buck about the top shows and artists to keep on your radar this year

Hosted by Ben Luke. , with Louisa Buck and Georgina Adam. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack
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What will 2018 hold for the art market?

Expect more guarantees, an Old Master revival and gallery innovation, says Georgina Adam, art market editor-at-large

Podcast episode 13: the dark side of the art market

Former editor of the The Art Newspaper Jane Morris speaks to Georgina Adam about her new book Dark Side of the Boom and the art world's less savoury side

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Georgina Adam and Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

Leonardo marketed as a rock star ahead of Salvator Mundi sale

Painting is being presented by Christie’s as the “Holy Grail of Old Master paintings”

Centre Pompidou will pop up in Shanghai’s West Bund cultural corridor

Paris museum will organise 20 exhibitions in new satellite space as part of renewable five-year deal