Kabir Jhala

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Collector's Eye: Alex Petalas

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Artistsfeature

All in it together: what do collectives mean for the future of the art market?

Artist collectives are dominating Documenta 15 and the Turner Prize shortlist this year

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A brush with... Thomas J Price

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Giorgio Morandi to Alberto Giacometti

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Emerging art exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Jack O'Brien's scally sculptures to Josephine Baker's mutated construction site

A brush with... Sarah Sze

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Hokusai to Vermeer

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Collector's eye: Bruno Bolfo

The collector tells us what he has bought and why

Elmgreen & Dragset pick their five favourite works at Art Basel (and discuss spooning Olafur Eliasson)

Outside the Messeplatz, the Scandinavian duo have installed a car with a tender surprise inside

A brush with... Tacita Dean

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Cy Twombly to WG Sebald

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Must-see institutional shows during Art Basel

From unseen drawings from Kara Walker's personal archives to a fresh take on Camille Pissarro as the leader of the Impressionists

Prizesinterview

'India is an example of fascism unchecked': Jameel Prize-nominated activist Sofia Karim on her samosa packets of solidarity

The London-based artist's Turbine Bagh project shines light on human rights abuses across South Asia

A brush with... Philippe Parreno

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Francisco de Goya to Mary Shelley

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Emerging art exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Rose Nestler's bizarre barre class to fireworks and goldfish cast in resin at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix

Prizesnews

Sung Tieu's film on sonic warfare, nausea and the legacy of the Cold War wins 2021 Frieze Artist Award

The Berlin-based artist will have a solo booth with Emalin at the London fair

Jeff Koons reveals he is making NFTs, details plans for his Pace Gallery shows and remembers his hotel rendezvous with Salvador Dalí

The Balloon Dog sculptor spoke to The Art Newspaper as he announced a new art collaboration with BMW

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Adham Faramawy's contemplative film on the migration of plants to Abbas Akhavan's ancient Syrian colonnades

Art marketpreview

Autumn crush: our pick of art fairs and gallery weekends this September and October

The Covid-19 Delta variant may be causing some jitters, but a glut of fairs from New York to Paris are planning to go ahead in the next two months

Whitworth Gallery in Manchester U-turns on decision to remove pro-Palestine statement after Forensic Architecture threaten to pull work

Exhibition addressing the use of tear gas in Palestine adjusted to “give voice to different perspectives” following intervention by Israeli legal groups

A brush with... Glenn Ligon

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Stevie Wonder to Charles Dickens

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Israelnews

Manchester gallery accused of provoking racial discord over exhibition on environmental effects of Israel-Palestine conflict

Cloud Studies by Forensic Architecture on show at the Whitworth Gallery has been criticised by the UK Lawyers for Israel

A brush with... Alberta Whittle

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Kamau Brathwaite to Hilma af Klint

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Crime news

Jailed diamond dealer and art collector Nirav Modi fights extradition to India on mental health grounds

Modi, who is currently held in Wandsworth Prison in London, is wanted for allegedly defrauding a state bank of £729m

Muslim mob attacks Hindu temple in Pakistan after eight-year-old boy allegedly urinates on library floor

Paramilitary forces deployed after local police fail to protect the religious shrine

A brush with... Tino Sehgal

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Beethoven to Watteau

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Anish Kapoor is converting a vast, crumbling Venetian palace into his permanent exhibition space and workshop

The 18th-century Palazzo Manfrin will house a collection of the British-Indian sculptor's work

A brush with... Oscar Murillo

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Jannis Kounellis to Okwui Enwezor

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Bangladeshfeature

Concert from Bangladesh: virtual reality music event revives 1971 Beatles charity concert—but without the white saviour complex

British-South Asian artist Shezad Dawood and curator Diana Campbell have collaborated with a group of Bangladeshi creatives to create a virtual stage celebrating the country as it turns 50

Almost all galleries are back for Art Basel’s 2021 edition as Switzerland eases travel restrictions (for now)

Basel edition will continue hybrid model and satellite booths introduced in Hong Kong

Footballer Marcus Rashford 'on verge of tears' after messages of support cover his Manchester mural vandalised by racist graffiti

Public artwork honouring the Black Manchester United forward was defaced within hours of England's Euros loss on Sunday

Sotheby's will sell Christo's preparatory works for Arc de Triomphe wrap

Proceeds from exhibition will go towards funding the monumental Paris project

Is performance art finally collectible? New London gallery event aims to move medium into mainstream market

Performance Exchange will show work this weekend by artists including Helen Cammock, Abbas Zahedi and Tim Etchells in collaboration with ten commercial spaces

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Christina Quarles's fragmented figures to Igshaan Adams's sparkling dust clouds

Three women, two cities, and a sea of Asian bidders—Christie's London to Paris sale delivers 'strongest summer season' since 2017

All but one of the four auctioneers conducting the £153.6m marathon 20th- and 21st-century evening sale were women

A brush with... Ellen Gallagher

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Keith Haring to Moby Dick

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Greek police recover Picasso and Mondrian paintings stolen nine years ago in major heist

Authorities have reportedly arrested a man after the paintings were found in a gorge

Forgotten Fragonard painting, deemed 'worthless' by its owners, fetches £6.6m at auction

Philosopher Reading is now the third most expensive work by the Rococo artist to sell at auction

Londonnews

What to see during Mayfair Art Week in London

From portraits of Napoleon and his wife reunited after nearly 200 years to Rafael Nadal's buttocks

Prizesnews

Sarah Hardie's symphonic video essay on motherhood, opera and gardens wins Soho House's inaugural art prize

The work was chosen by a panel including Tate director Maria Balshaw and curator and presenter Kate Bryan

Sotheby's doubles down on private sales with Monte-Carlo gallery

Seasonal two-storey space is newest addition to Monaco's growing commercial art scene

Sutapa Biswas: 'Our reckoning with empire has certainly begun, but we've only scratched the surface'

Ahead of two major UK shows, the British Indian artist discusses her new work and her role in the Black British Arts movement

A brush with... Julian Opie

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Egon Schiele to Raymond Carver

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Mohamed Bourouissa's drug dealer slang to Alvaro Barrington's homage to the late rapper DMX

What’s it been like preparing for fine art degree shows during a global pandemic?

Students from Goldsmiths, Glasgow School of Art and the Royal College of Art reveal the highs and lows of the past year

A brush with...Cristina Iglesias

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Giotto to Björk

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Sotheby's to offer Tim Berners-Lee's original code for world wide web as (you guessed it) an NFT

Berners-Lee says NFTs are the "ideal way to package the origins behind the web"

Date confirmed for Christo wrap of Arc de Triomphe in Paris

The artist's posthumous project was delayed due to Covid-19

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From John Akomfrah's enthralling three-part film to Peter Hujar's nightlife photographs

LGBTQnews

Happy Pride! Queer art hub planned for Greenwich Peninsula in London

Multi-venue cultural centre responds to the staggering loss of LGBTQ+ spaces across the UK

A brush with... Michael Rakowitz

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from T.S. Eliot to Leonard Cohen

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Michael Armitage's electric paintings on bark cloth to a group show on syncopation

Raphael Cartoons at Victoria and Albert Museum serenaded by live orchestral performance

The London museum’s newly refurbished Raphael Court plays host to a “visual album” of classical pieces on film

Leilah Babirye's blowtorched trash sculptures of queer Ugandan royalty come to London

Forced to flee Uganda after being outed as a lesbian in the press, Babirye's show at Stephen Friedman Gallery addresses the legacy of British colonialism

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From 5,000 years of Iranian art and culture to Black female resistance and the domestic sphere

Theftsnews

Thieves steal rosary beads carried by Mary Queen of Scots to her execution

Around £1m worth of artefacts were taken from Arundel Castle in West Sussex on Friday

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Matthew Barney's American survivalist film to Emma Stern's "porn-adjacent" virtual avatars

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