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White-out at the Tate as Ryman exhibition begins its journey

Robert Ryman exhibition shared with MoMA, New York, will also travel to Madrid, San Fransisco, and Minneapolis

The Istanbul Biennial looks east (Eastern Europe, that is)

The Turkish capital has curators, collectors and galleries⁠—if the government pitches in, it could become the leading destination for contemporary art in the Middle and Near East


Contemporary sales, London: Phillips struggles in bid to lead auction week

But Bacon brings profitable business to Christie’s and Sotheby’s


Another private collector opens his own gallery

A new contemporary art gallery for Barcelona


Interview with Robert Storr, director of the 2007 Venice Biennale: "I would recommend dramatically increasing the number of national pavilions"

In the second part of our interview with Storr, he considers the question of how to make the historic event truly representative of today’s global art world

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Contemporary auction sales report: Boom continues, leading to some inexplicable results

One buyer pays against the odds for Sean Scully, while new records are set for Chilida, Hockney and Baselitz, among others


Two plump catalogues prove the major auction houses can drive the contemporary market

A week of new records will leave dealers wondering how to set their prices


The latest auction results show a boom in figurative art (of the right kind)

Collectors of Modern art are paying fancy prices for Richter, Barceló and Doig

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Post-War and Contemporary sale report: where have all the Warhols gone?

Record prices for Andreas Gursky, Peter Doig, Luciano Fabro and Douglas Gordon

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Contemporary and Post-war art auction sales do better than expected

Gary Hume, Sam Taylor-Wood and Cecily Brown prove that it’s never too soon to be an auction star

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Ads for art get professional with a $6 million budget for

A slick campaign of prominent ads for multiples by contemporary artists is being counted in London, New York and San Francisco

Charles Saatchi: the man behind the Young British Art collection showcased in the 'Sensation' exhibition

As show opens at the Royal Academy, we ask what drives Saatchi to buy and risk so much, using access to his collection's archive to chart a 25-year transformation in his taste

Tracey Emin makes a show of herself in Camberwell

The South London Gallery exhibits a range of the artist's work from the avian to the erotic

José Berardo’s collection goes public

Financier unveils his new museum in Sintra’s former Casino with a collection formed in just four years

Pompidou Bacon survey makes its way to Munich

David Sylvester’s comprehensive survey includes works which Bacon himself tried to destroy

Exceptional new Bacon survey on show at the Pompidou

An Italian designer and considerable use of natural light for David Sylvester’s new survey of nearly ninety paintings, which includes working studies never previously exhibited

Leon Kossoff: “A tortoise obsessed with oily stuff?”

Memorably described by Robert Hughes, the art of Leon Kossoff can be seen in London this month

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New Young Art Fair allows smaller galleries to appear alongside Art Basel

The fledgling fair will operate in tandem with the main fair, which has attracted 250 participants from twenty countries


A century of tradition: looking at the art lovers of Chicago

Money from finance, industry and the law fund some of the city’s leading buyers and contemporary art is high on their agenda


Contemporary from the Froehlich Foundation and sculptures from the friends to swell ranks at Tate

Austrian industrialist Joseph Froehlich is loaning major works of German and American art to the museum while Friends of the Tate contribute several new gifts


Copyright and censorship in Chapmanworld: how far can they go?

Despite the dilemmas posed by their work, Jake and Dinos Chapman's first major exhibition in a public gallery is opening in London

Bacon at last meets the pope as Velázquez comes to town

The National Gallery will display Portrait of Pope Innocent X with Bacon's reinterpretations

The Serpentine asks how good was Jean-Michel Basquiat, really?

The artist's complicated oeuvre makes it hard to judge if some works are forged - or if instead he was just having an off day

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PaceWildenstein picks up the estate of Barbara Hepworth but delays its plan to open in London

Also in London, Lotta Hammer's gallery in Fitzrovia and "Some of my best friends are geniuses" curated by Jake Chapman

Rare migration of French blockbuster

Cézanne one of the few to cross the channel