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Race

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

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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

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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

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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”

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Art market

Have gallery representation and exclusivity had their day?

Increasing numbers of young artists are choosing to go it alone

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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

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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

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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

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Art market

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

The dealer says her artists encouraged the expansion

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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."

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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

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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."

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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

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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

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Commercial galleries

New territory for Glenn Ligon with first solo show in Italy

US artist tries new techniques and tackles immigration in Naples exhibition

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Art market

Private View: our pick of May gallery shows

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

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Gallery Weekend Berlin

Art fest: Gallery Weekend Berlin takes over the city

Commercial and non-commercial enterprises combine as the most important event in the German art calendar gets underway

Review
Commercial galleries

Four must-see shows at Berlin's gallery weekend

From a gallery floor-turned-treadmill at Alexander Levy to Aztec inspiration at Barbara Wien

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Art market

How did they do that? Young gallery opens vast new Mayfair space

Despite soaring rents in the area, Unit London will open in former Citibank building on Hanover Square in June

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Art market

Private view: our pick of April gallery shows

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

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Art market

Gallery's new exhibition model takes over collectors' homes

Instead of exhibiting at Art Cologne, the Basel gallery von Bartha will host a show in Mike Meiré's apartment in the city

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Art market

New York's Postmasters gallery, in survival move, solicits pledges via Patreon

"We need more support than I can generate via sales alone", says founder

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Exhibitions

Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas brings acrobatics and improvised sculptures to New York

The artist is creating a new work and performance at The Kitchen and launching Mexican gallery Kurimanzutto’s US outpost this month

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Art market

Still got it: Soho’s naughty spirit draws London’s galleries

Why galleries are moving into the West End district’s red-light zone

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Martin Luther King

Harlem gallery performance evokes Martin Luther King Jr’s final moments

Jazz musician Melvin Gibbs remembers the Civil Rights Leader’s death and the impact it had on the African American community at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

Indian galleries raise their game at Art Basel in Hong Kong

Presence of more dealers at the fair signals a comeback in the country’s art market

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

Spotlight on... H Queen's

We take a closer look at Hong Kong's shiny new gallery hub

Interview
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

From Beijing to Mayfair: French dealer to open new gallery in London

Specialist Hadrien de Montferrand brings a unique mix of influences to his work

Analysis
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

How big is the Picasso 'brand' in China?

Sotheby’s tests the waters with first oil painting at auction in Hong Kong

Feature
Art's Most Popular

Ranked: the top ten most popular shows in their categories from around the world

Including Old Masters, Asian, Post-Impressionist and Modern

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Art market

Art Basel in Hong Kong welcomes more mainland galleries

Dealers from across Asia are ramping up their presence, and around half of the projects in the Kabinett sector are by Asian artists

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Art market

Andreas Rumbler joins Lévy Gorvy

The former deputy chair of Christie's Impressionist and Modern department will head a new Zurich office for the gallery

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Art market

Will new global galleries stifle competition in Hong Kong?

Opportunity knocks, but there is a risk that it will deliver a blow to local artists and gallerists

News

Gallerist Sean Kelly donates his James Joyce collection to The Morgan Library and Museum in New York

The museum will stage a comprehensive exhibition in 2022

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Armory Extra 2018

Cape Town gallery blank projects wins $10,000 Presents Booth Prize

The space is showing works that touch on identity by the South African artists Igshaan Adams and Cinga Samson

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Art market

Private View: our pick of March gallery shows

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

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Art market

Ingleby Gallery marks 20th year by opening new space in Edinburgh

Dealership enters third decade with show of new works by Callum Innes in the historic venue

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Exhibitions

From Olympic logo to cosmic order: how Eduardo Terrazas pushes his universal vision forward

Exhibitions

I threw a pie at an artist and didn't enjoy it as much as you would think

Jennifer Rubell's performance uses pie-throwing, and its roots in both political protest and slapstick humour, to explore consent and violence

Blog
The Buck stopped here

Eddie Peake takes centre stage for new performance show at London’s White Cube

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Exhibitions

A friendly scene: the landscapes of Wayne Thiebaud and Richard Diebenkorn

A show at Acquavella Galleries in New York brings together paintings by the two fast friends

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Art market

Bond Street gallery exodus continues as London's Fine Art Society sells lease after 140 years

Soaring rents due to competition from fashion houses leads to reluctant decision to move from historic five-storey townhouse

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Art market

Private view: our pick of February gallery shows

Noteworthy exhibitions at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talents

Review
Exhibitions

In the age of a ‘fake president’, Mark di Suvero’s sculptures reflect on the beauty of truth

The New York artist’s newest abstract works at Paula Cooper Gallery are not exactly topical, but his devotion to the ideals of science, democracy and community remind us of America’s better self

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Art market

David Zwirner on opening his 'second wave' Hong Kong gallery

New York dealer credits first generation of overseas galleries with creating audience for Western art, but will not show Asian artists 'right off the bat'

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Art market

Spotlight on… Master Drawings New York

Exhibitions to seek out at Manhattan's annual gallery trail, which now embraces paintings and sculptures

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Art market

Brafa beefs up its contemporary art offering

Long-established Brussels fair bolsters more patchy modern works on show to complement strength in haute époque, ethnographic and ancient art

Comment
Art market

Small Italian galleries could suffer from influx of foreign dealers

Il Giornale dell'Arte's deputy editor weighs in

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Commercial galleries

Foreign galleries make move on Italy

Thomas Dane is the latest in a string of galleries to open spaces in the country, but are there are enough high-level collectors to sustain them?

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The Buck stopped here

Rural rites at Hauser & Wirth Somerset show

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Art market

Julia-Peyton Jones gives Sturtevant her first posthumous show in London

Ropac gallery exhibition to include artist’s famous reconstructions of Andy Warhol’s Flowers

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Art market

London Art Fair hits 30—and holds its ground

Bank of England governor Mark Carney attended the VIP preview of the middle-market fair

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Antiquities & Archaeology

New York DA’s Antiquities Trafficking Unit starts the new year with double seizures

The newly formed team, led by Assistant District Attorney Matthew Bogdanos, has been cracking down on ancient art dealers and collectors

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Three to see

Three to see: Condo London 2018

Third edition of art-fair alternative and new exhibition model opens this weekend

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Art market

Pace reveals details of its new Hong Kong space

Yoshitomo Nara show to inaugurate the new gallery during the week of Art Basel in Hong Kong

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Art market

David Zwirner to expand again with another New York gallery opening in 2020

Five storey Renzo Piano-designed space will become mega-dealer’s new global headquarters

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Art market

Mark Bradford to launch Hauser & Wirth’s Hong Kong gallery

The Los Angeles artist is creating a new series of large-scale paintings for the show

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The Buck stopped here

Kati Heck’s paintings come to musical life at Sadie Coles

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Exhibitions

Artist William Tillyer given year-long platform by London dealer Bernard Jacobson

Stalwart gallerist to launch five shows and a monograph on the painter, who turns 80 next year

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Private view

Private View, December 2017

Noteworthy exhibitions at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talents

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Art market

P.P.O.W defies tough odds for mid-sized galleries

With the spotlight on issues of race and gender, one gallery that grew out of 1980s New York has again found its moment in the market

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Art market

Street art dealer Steve Lazarides to open gallery in Mayfair with Wissam Al Mana

Following seven-figure investment from Qatari magnate, former Banksy agent plans to expand secondary market business with artists including Basquiat and Haring

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Art market

Spotlight on: London Art Week Winter

Inaugural December event brings city's Old Master dealers out from the shadows with exhibitions at more than 30 galleries

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The Buck stopped here

Gilbert & George’s Fuckosophy fest at London's White Cube

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Art market

David Zwirner nabs representation of Rose Wylie

The octogenarian artist is in ascendance, with a solo show opening at the Serpentine later this month

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Art market

Private View: Peter Darach, Richard Diebenkorn and Lotte Laserstein

Noteworthy exhibitions at commercial galleries, from emerging names to forgotten talents

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Art market

Amanda Wilkinson to open new gallery in Soho

London art dealer parted ways with Anthony Wilkinson after 20 years this summer

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Art market

Julia Peyton-Jones returns to the birth of Modern sculpture for first Ropac show

Former Serpentine director has co-organised an exhibition on Italian artist Medardo Rosso

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Exhibitions

Pace Gallery remembers Elizabeth Murray with show of her 1980s work

The late painter’s shaped canvases, including some museum loans, are the subject of a survey in New York

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Commercial galleries

Shanghai dealer Leo Xu to co-direct David Zwirner’s Hong Kong gallery

Xu is closing his project space and will work alongside former Christie’s head Jennifer Yum

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In the frame

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, November 2017

"To be perfectly honest, it hurts my feelings that no one has considered our gallery to be good enough to hack"

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Fraud

Galleries hit by cyber crime wave

Hackers are using an email scam to intercept payments between galleries, collectors and others

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Art market

Galerie Templon due to open a second Paris space in 2018

Decision to expand in French capital supported by healthy local market and change in political climate

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Art market

Tracey Emin, Carl Freedman and Jonathan Viner establish Margate 'arts district'

The artist is setting up a sculpture studio, while the London dealers are opening second galleries in the same former printing warehouse

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Art market

Mexico’s galleries pull together after earthquake

The city’s art dealers are sharing their spaces and helping rebuild the cultural economy

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Frieze 2017

It takes two: artist couples at Frieze

From Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning to Cy Twombly and Robert Rauschenberg, we look at how relationships can feed creativity

Feature
Frieze 2017

The great British booth-off

Showstopping stands are fast becoming a trend among London gallerists at Frieze art fair, each one recreating a different world

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Frieze 2017

Peter Blake bags a pair of Steinbergs at Frieze Masters

Artist adores the work of the New Yorker cartoonist

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Frieze 2017

The best things in life are free—and now you can find them at Frieze

Peter Blake complementary tote bags flew off Waddington Custot's shelves

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Frieze 2017

De Chirico enjoys a metaphysical moment in London

Artist’s profile is raised at Frieze Masters and in two exhibitions

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Frieze 2017

Five under £5,000 at Frieze

There are bargains at the fair—if you know where to look

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Frieze 2017

Frieze diary: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd saved by masking tape, the secret life of Peter Blake, plus more London gossip

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Frieze 2017

Why London galleries do fairs on their home turf

Staying local keeps costs down—and dealers can benefit from the buzz around town