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
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
At Art Basel, dealers are looking to reap the rewards of the Venice Biennale
It is an open secret that sales are made in Venice, but dealers at the Swiss art fair are looking to capitalise on the buzz the Biennale creates
Gerhard Richter: a buyer's guide
As a major retrospective on the artist is due to open at the Met Breuer in New York next year, we look at the German artist's market
Giudecca contemporary art district launches in industrial area off Venice's beaten tourist track
Opening during the Venice Biennale, the new initiative includes project and exhibitions spaces and a foundation for young Polish art
'I would give my head to be cut off—like Holofernes!' Eric Turquin on the Caravaggio attribution
The Old Master specialist who researched the provenance of the recently attributed painting on the joys of exploring French attics
Egon Schiele: a buyer's guide
While well known in the West, the work of this major figure of Austrian Expressionism is less recognised in Asia—until now
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
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.
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?