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Exhibitions

Jasper Johns’s latest work is unmistakably his own, transmitting traces of the past

From the very first painting in his show at Matthew Marks Gallery, visitors will find familiar themes

Interview
Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Confessions of a dealer: Alex Freedman

We speak to the co-founder of Freedman Fitzpatrick gallery in Los Angeles about coding, George Bush and mistaking dealers for magicians

Interview
Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Confessions of a dealer: Brian Faucette

We speak to the senior director of Night Gallery in Los Angeles about art world small talk, forgotten studio visits and the resurgence of photography

News
Commercial galleries

David Kordansky doubles gallery space and expands diverse artist roster

Last year, the LA gallery took on Michael Williams, Fred Eversley, Huma Bhabha and Lauren Halsey as well as the estates of Tom of Finland and Betty Woodman

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Frieze Los Angeles

Art and entertainment worlds cosy up at Frieze Los Angeles

Having for years viewed each other with suspicion, relations between agencies and galleries may start warming up

News
Nazi loot

Max Stern: dealer's heirs still fighting for looted art justice

With works from the forced liquidation of his gallery by the Nazis still regularly turning up in Germany, two current restitution claims by his heirs could have major ramifications for all those seeking to recover looted art

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Art market

Economic policies introduced by Mexico’s new president have yet to dent dealers' sales at Zona Maco

Works at mid-tier price points are moving quickly at the 16th edition of the Mexico City fair, according to exhibitors

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Auctions

The Fine Art Society closes Mayfair gallery after 142 years with 'emotional' sale at Sotheby’s

Sculpture of Peter Pan and painting by Gluck were among the stars of five-hour long auction

News
Commercial galleries

Private View: our pick of February gallery shows around the world

New commercial gallery shows—from figuration to incarceration

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Art market

The Armory Show offers a free booth to emerging galleries to celebrate its 25-year legacy

The first recipient of the new Gramercy International Prize, Ramiken gallery, will present two artists at the 2019 edition of the fair

News
Commercial galleries

New York’s scrapped L-train shutdown is an ‘emotional rollercoaster’ for Brooklyn-based galleries

Many art dealers have made tough business decisions over the last year as plans to repair the vital transportation link between Brooklyn and Manhattan shifted

Blog
Linda on the loose

A standout portrait of a towering James Baldwin

A show at David Zwirner explores the writer's life, his circle and his legacy

Preview
Art market

Acceptable in your 80s: first monograph and a London show for octogenarian sculptor

Book accompanies Paul de Monchaux's new exhibition, a collaboration between his young dealer Megan Piper and Bowman Sculpture

News
Condo

Condo London brings new energy to former gallery hub in Cork Street

Complex in heart of Mayfair will be occupied by three "temporarily spaceless" galleries for city-wide event

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Art market

Art dealer Mary Boone claims early-life trauma prompted her criminal tax evasion

A psychological evaluation submitted by her lawyers to a Manhattan federal court ask for leniency in judge’s ruling

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

The tax man cometh: new laws on sales tax pose problems for US art dealers

US Supreme Court decision is causing anxiety among dealers

News
Ivory

$1.3m worth of ivory seized in California—the largest haul since a ban was adopted in the state

The Carlton Gallery of San Diego and a nearby warehouse had hundreds of pieces

Blog
Linda on the loose

Everything is black and white: Liam Gillick and Adam Pendleton in friendly competition at Eva Presenhuber

Blog
Linda on the loose

Art-induced whiplash at TEFAF New York

A dizzying mix of antique oddities and gems attract browsers to the city's third iteration of the fair

Analysis
Fiac

Art world figures at Fiac reveal the main challenges they face today

From fair fatigue to unearthing new talent, gallerists and collectors at the Paris event share their concerns

News
Three to see

Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Head downtown for Sarah Lucas, a deep-dive into LES galleries and Toyin Ojih Odutola's beguiling portraits

News
Art market

Galleries on New York's Lower East Side band together to boost foot traffic

More than 20 galleries will participate in the inaugural LES Art Week, launching 17 October

Comment
Art market

The all-powerful market is sounding the death knell for connoisseurship

Today, art history is increasingly being written by dealers and auctioneers to suit their own purpose

News
Frieze London 2018

Wasteful art world gets ready to clean up its act

Shipping firms seek to replace single-use crates

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Confessions of a dealer: Franck Prazan

We speak to the director of Paris's Applicat-Prazan gallery about dealers in denial and the pleasures of Pink Floyd

Feature
Frieze London 2018

Contemporary galleries start looking to the next generation

The gallery gene does not normally survive beyond one generation, so how can contemporary art galleries survive their founders and keep their edge?

Podcast

Frieze special: the fair and the top shows, with Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson

We talk to the art market specialist Melanie Gerlis about the fair, to Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson about their shows, Massimiliano Gioni about the New Museum’s video-art pop-up in London—and much more. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Art market

At Expo Chicago, a ‘slow burn’ of interest from collectors

Exhibitors benefit from the curatorial heft of local art institutions

Blog
The Buck stopped here

Space (and time) shifting at London's Hayward and Matt's Gallery

News
Art market

Nan Goldin signs up with Marian Goodman Gallery

The photographer and anti-opioid activist will show works at Frieze and Fiac

Review
Exhibitions

An enigma solved: Old Masters and contemporary artists mix together well at David Zwirner

A show co-organised with the dealer Nicholas Hall demonstrates the endlessly exciting possibilities of blending the old and the new

News
Art market

Max Hetzler defies Brexit uncertainties and opens London gallery

New space on Dover Street will focus on historical exhibitions and two-person shows

News
Art market

Chinese art and antiquities spared from Trump’s tariffs

Auction houses and art dealers express ‘relief’ even as the US-China trade war escalates

Blog
Linda on the loose

Charline von Heyl at Petzel Gallery is the show to beat this season in New York

Blog
The Buck stopped here

Child prodigies: works by schoolchildren up for grabs in silent charity auction at Alison Jacques

Blog
Linda on the loose

Beads and art world bigwigs abound at the opening of Lehmann Maupin’s new Chelsea gallery

News
Art fairs

Brigitte Macron cheers up dealers at a smaller La Biennale Paris

One stand is closed down in a vetting crackdown at the French art fair, which organisers say can return to its former glory if "dealers would stop bickering"

Preview
Art market

Private View: our pick of September gallery shows

New exhibitions at commercial galleries, from Joan Mitchell's last show at Cheim & Read, to Francesca Woodman's haunting photographs in Venice

News
Art market

New York's Chelsea galleries hope new storefronts will bring new business

After waves of closures, the pricey West Side art district sees a frenzy of growth this fall

News
Art market

Dealer Mary Boone pleads guilty to $1.6m in tax fraud

The art dealer will pay $3m in restitution to the IRS after falsifying returns to hide her use of gallery profits to upgrade her Manhattan home

News
Commercial galleries

Artist withdraws work from gallery group show inspired by Peter Sellers brownface film

An op-ed criticising the exhibition for its dismissal of the movie's racist overtones has prompted some reflection

Interview
Video, film & new media

‘I like the liberation of film’: the photographer and experimental film-maker Duane Michals explains why he prefers moving pictures

The 86-year-old artist is showing three new short films at DC Moore Gallery in New York

News
Art market

David Zwirner appoints curator-cum-Instagram-influencer as its first online sales director—why?

Elena Soboleva to head up the virtual gallery and expand its collector base as galleries embrace selling art digitally as an 'evolution of the walk-in business'

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#metoo

Poland’s answer to the Guerrilla Girls—the 'bison ladies'—stage protest against Araki exhibition in Warsaw

Japanese artist became embroiled in #Metoo movement over treatment of long-time model

News
Commercial galleries

Radical performance artist Ulay to show rarely seen works in London exhibition

Marina Abramovic’s ex-partner has signed up with Richard Saltoun gallery

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Appointments & departures

Charles Saumarez Smith to leave Royal Academy of Arts to become senior director of Blain Southern

Secretary and chief executive of the London museum says he wanted to go “at a time of obvious strength and success”

News
Art market

White Cube appoints Warhol expert Eric Shiner artistic director in New York

Is the London-based gallery growing its US team to open an exhibition space there?

News
Art market

Banksy painting sells for record £1.5m as ‘greatest hits’ show opens at London gallery

Prices for larger works by the Bristolian street artist could fetch more than £5m

News
Art market

From project space to mega dealer: Jay Jopling celebrates 25 years of White Cube

Hong Kong show features rarely seen archival material, while 23 artists have made new works for an exhibition dedicated to memory in London

Preview
London Art Week

Re-discoveries, the Holy Grail of Old Master dealers: we pick out four at London Art Week

From a Van Dyck once thought to be by Rubens to William Nicholson's portrait of an actress identified only weeks ago

News
Art market

Private View: our pick of July and August gallery shows

New shows at commercial galleries, from Canova's prank portrait of Giorgione to a feminist take on Pop art

News
Commercial galleries

What to see in Condo New York

The American edition of the international gallery exchange programme brings exhibitors from Cairo, Tokyo and Kolkata

News
Art market

Have gallery representation and exclusivity had their day?

Increasing numbers of young artists are choosing to go it alone

News
Art law

Jeff Koons and Larry Gagosian file motion to dismiss collector’s 'impatient' demands for work he did not receive

Steven Tananbaum sued the artist and gallery in April for failing to deliver works he bought in 2014, likening the incident to a Ponzi scheme

Review
Exhibitions

Joaquín Torres-García, mapped and remapped

Acquavella Galleries’ exhibition of the Uruguay-born Modernist is a primer for the uninitiated and a treasury of rarely seen gems

Comment
Art Basel 2018

Rapper pays $18.5m for work at auction but the artist gets nothing—is the system in need of reform?

Anny Shaw asks if auction houses and dealers should pay their dues to the artists from whom they profit

News
Art Basel 2018

Three cheers for Zeng Fanzhi

Hauser & Wirth will host concurrent exhibitions of the Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi this autumn in Zurich, London and Hong Kong

News
Art market

New York gallerist Tanya Bonakdar to open first space in Los Angeles

The dealer says her artists encouraged the expansion

News
Art Basel 2018

ShanghArt and Waldburger Wouters to open project space during Art Basel

This will be the first time a major Chinese gallery has opened a space in Europe

Review
Howard Hodgkin

A great send-off: Howard Hodgkin's extraordinary final paintings go on show at Gagosian

Late artist completed six paintings in five weeks, all of which are included in London gallery exhibition

Preview
Art market

Paris Gallery Weekend is a shot in the arm for city’s under-the-radar gallery scene

The state-backed fifth edition is biggest ever with 44 galleries across five districts

News
Art market

Jan Fabre explores Belgian identity—and rails against far-right nationalists—at new Galerie Templon show

New space for the Paris dealer consolidates gallery’s position as primary market power in France

News
Obituaries

Chicago dealer Richard Gray has died, aged 89

The gallerist and patron was a key figure in the city’s art scene for more than 50 years

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Art fairs

Former exhibitor in dispute with Photo London over stolen Juergen Teller

London dealer Alison Jacques says the photograph was taken from last year's fair and another work was damaged due to temperature fluctuations

News
Art market

First exhibition on Jean Dubuffet’s fascination with cities to open this summer

Hauser & Wirth show in Zürich includes loans from the Tate, the Stedelijk Museum and the Fondation Dubuffet

Podcast

Podcast episode 31: The $646m Rockefeller sale. Plus: should big galleries subsidise smaller ones?

We drill down into the big numbers from the Post-Impressionist and Modern sale in New York with Georgina Adam, talk to Professor Rachel Pownall about the wider market and look at a small gallery housed in Piccadilly Circus Tube station.

Blog
Frieze New York

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2018, Issue 2

"In order to bring diversity to our all-white male artist stable, we decided to bring in a few other, slightly more affordable, white male artists."

News
Frieze New York

US government could regulate art dealers under proposed law

New York law firm warns galleries that legislation could mean new compliance and reporting regime

Blog
Frieze New York

Frieze New York Artoon

"It's a participatory conceptual piece consisting in you giving us lots of money for a commissioned art work and agree not to sue me or the artist should we decide not to deliver it."

Feature
Frieze New York

Frieze New York pays tribute to the School of Hudson

The maverick art dealer helped to shape New York’s contemporary art scene by finding and supporting some of today's biggest artists

News
Frieze New York

‘Robin Hood’ tax at fairs is a start, young dealers at Frieze New York say

Smaller galleries are open to subsidies from larger ones but wider issues would remain

News
Commercial galleries

New territory for Glenn Ligon with first solo show in Italy

US artist tries new techniques and tackles immigration in Naples exhibition

News
Art market

Private View: our pick of May gallery shows

New shows at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talent