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Nine-year-old’s exhibition opens at Christie’s

The show by the aspiring artist is supported by the auction house and the charity Art of Wishes

Changes big and small settle Tefaf into its New York niche

Eight years after the fair’s launch, dealers are clear on its role in a packed spring diary for art in the city

Art marketanalysis

Final exhibition with Richard Serra’s input shows the value of estate planning for artists

Details pre-agreed between artist, his team and David Zwirner solved the first dilemmas of posthumous market management—though later decisions will be made based on a breadth of considerations

Study for Winston Churchill portrait that was famously burned is up for sale

Destruction of final portrait by Graham Sutherland was captured in an episode of "The Crown". Now a study is being toured by Sotheby’s

Major discrepancy in dates of Damien Hirst formaldehyde works revealed in Guardian investigation

Four of the artist's preserved animal works, said to be from the 1990s, were produced in 2017, raising questions of transparency in artistic production

Art trade figures voice major concerns over new EU import licensing regulations

The restrictions will focus on imports of non-European cultural property

Art marketanalysis

Focus, not faff: considered adjustments prove welcome at TEFAF Maastricht

A shorter runtime, a new Focus section and outreach to young buyers show promise as a way forward for the venerable Dutch fair

Cautious but calm art market awaits London’s March auctions

Expectations are measured as sector adapts to new economic landscape

UK art market feeling the heat as anti-money laundering legislation ramped up

HMRC has been issuing more regular fines and putting into force intensive checks, making art-related businesses sweat

Auction of living artist's skin cancelled after collector buys all lots in advance

Christie’s was due to support the sale of Wolfgang Flatz's tattooed tissue

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation rejects ‘frivolous’ lawsuit from artist’s nephew

Frederick Iseman is suing the foundation of which he was until recently board president, accusing it of practicing “grabstract expressionism”

Appeals court backs Miami Beach decision to remove mural of police shooting victim

Controversial action was previously ruled as an act of “government speech”

Collector Ron Perelman’s lawsuit against insurer over damaged art takes new turn

Court allows insurers to amend their argument, after arguing that the collector misrepresented his intention to sell “damaged” works, in $410m insurance claim

Jitters, few jolts at Phillips's 20th century & contemporary evening sale in London

Results offered at least modest reassurance at the house’s premier Frieze Week auction

‘The first years were wild’: artists, gallerists and auction house specialists reflect on Frieze

Luminaries from across the art world look back over the London fair’s first two decades and tell us what makes the event so special

Art marketanalysis

When dealers go bust, what happens to the art they hold?

Establishing ownership and value of works can be a complicated business, as recent legal cases have shown

Lawsuit over removal of mural honouring victim of police shooting returns to court

Judge previously ruled that taking the artwork down did not violate free speech rights

Former hospital president claims ‘unlawful’ dismissal over nude art event

The head of a New Jersey hospital was allegedly fired for ‘not intervening’ in a body painting display during a fundraising event

Fashion brand Stone Island to offer bursaries for emerging galleries at Frieze

Exhibitors in the Focus section of the art fairs can receive up to 30% off stand costs through the new partnership

New ‘non-fair’ for art to open in London

Minor Attractions will stage exhibitions at two London venues to counteract the focus on sales during Frieze Week

Art marketanalysis

Does the punishment fit the crime? Art fraudsters face erratic sentencing

Recent high-profile cases, such as those of Daniel Elie Bouaziz and Angela Gulbenkian, demonstrate that lengths of sentences vary widely, with little consistency in judges’ reasoning

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'The most illiquid property you can have is a Greek vase': Vincent Geerling on the challenges facing the antiquities trade

The chairman of the International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art reflects on an increasingly scrutinised industry as the organisation marks its 30th anniversary

Art fairsanalysis

Treasure House Fair—successor to Masterpiece London—opens with half the exhibitors but an optimistic outlook

Event's organisers say they are pursuing options with UK government to "work around" Brexit

How a lawsuit over a jointly owned Anna Weyant painting is making opaque art market structures more transparent

Governments are increasingly aware of the risks involved with using shell companies and other complex dealings to trade art

Artcurial expands into Switzerland with a stake in auction house Beurret Bailly Widmer

The Swiss company will now be called Artcurial Beurret Bailly Widmer, with the three Swiss founders remaining as partners

Report identifies art market as a target for organised crime

Internal crime agency urges vigilance, and greater efforts on monitoring and enforcement, but industry figures say study lacks focus and hard evidence of key vulnerabilities.

After fallout, Sotheby’s seeks to fix ‘glitch’ in its NFT sale by including more women

Auction house faced online backlash over male-dominated digital art sale

Johnny Depp is painting other celebrities—and making a killing from the sales

The movie star is fetching millions for his portraits of Bob Marley and Heath Ledger