Blain Southern

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Art market

Blain Southern shuts all three galleries

Harry Blain, who split from co-founder Graham Southern last year, says he is "unable to secure the gallery’s future long term"

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Art Market Eye

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

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Art market

Blain Southern goes into administration as artists reveal debts owed by gallery

Abrupt closure of three spaces has prompted criticism from some about the way the business was run

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Art market

Mat Collishaw 'parts company' with Blain Southern

British artist announced on Instagram today that he will cease to be represented by the gallery “with immediate effect”

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Appointments & departures

Charles Saumarez Smith steps down as senior director at Blain Southern

Gallery is going through a “period of restructuring”, according to founder Harry Blain

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Art market

London dealers Graham Southern and Harry Blain part ways

Blain Southern gallery is undergoing restructuring but “remains committed to its artists”, Blain says

Review
Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Berlin this weekend

From Julian Charrière’s deep dive into the Anthropocene to Bernar Venet’s enormous ropes of rolled steel

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Art market

Patronage without pretension abounds at the 2019 edition of the Dallas Art Fair

The 11th edition of the Texas fair boasts cats, cacti and a sense of community that has some dealers returning after a hiatus

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Art market

Blain Southern to open in New York

British art dealers will open in Cheim & Read's former Chelsea space in May with a show of Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté

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The Buck stopped here

Sophie Jung rings in the new year with a ‘topless’ performance mixing Marxism and Mary Poppins