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Commercial galleries

‘Brexit changes the game’: David Zwirner to open Paris gallery

Mega-dealer’s first space on the European continent will open to coincide with Fiac art fair this autumn

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Book Shorts

This catalogue succinctly surveys Leon Kossoff’s London life paintings

Cityscapes and portraits, along with his Old Master transcriptions, feature in this book that accompanies an exhibition at Lodnon's Piano Nobile Gallery

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Commercial galleries

US-China trade war proves the 'last straw' for Pace Beijing

The gallery closed its mainland China outpost after ten years due to ongoing tariff hikes, but may expand its Hong Kong presence

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Commercial galleries

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this July and August

New commercial gallery shows—from a sense of spirituality in Liverpool to Long Island loving in New York

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Commercial galleries

'You can’t do this by yourself': in a lean market, New York's smaller galleries stick together

Younger dealers share experiences and expertise to survive the middle-market squeeze

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s art world unites as demonstrations gather momentum

The gallery community has encouraged strike action, with many closing to enable staff to join protests

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Economics

Sizing up salaries in the visual arts world

A US survey compares compensation for employees by age, job type and education level

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Commercial galleries

Transvangarde pioneer October Gallery turns 40

The London space champions emerging artists from across the globe

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The Buck stopped here

The aerodrome: Michael Stanley remembered at Ikon Gallery

The show is loosely structured around Rex Warner's eponymous novel and co-curated by George Shaw and David Austen

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Art Basel 2019

Now showing: why do art fairs neglect video art?

Collector interest in videos is rising, but the medium still struggles to find floor space

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Bauhaus

Big birthday is a boon for Bauhaus

How the market for artists associated with the German movement is hotting up in this centenary year

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Art Basel 2019

Off-floor selling boosts trade at Art Basel

Viewing rooms, appetite-whetting preview publications and digital platforms are all paying off for galleries at the fair

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Commercial galleries

Salon 94 gallery is moving to a huge property on Manhattan's Upper East Side

The founder of the art and design space plans to consolidate the gallery programme

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Art Basel 2019

Auction prices: the elephant in the room at Art Basel

The first rule of art fairs is don't talk about auctions—but sometimes they can benefit artists and their dealers

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Art Basel 2019

At Art Basel, dealers are looking to reap the rewards of the Venice Biennale

It is an open secret that sales are made in Venice, but dealers at the Swiss art fair are looking to capitalise on the buzz the Biennale creates

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Photography

Hauser & Wirth to represent Annie Leibovitz worldwide

US photographer and gallery are looking at editioning her works

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Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian's pop-up gallery in Basel to become permanent

Mega-dealer says “world-class museums” and Ernst Beyeler’s legacy are behind the move

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Art market

Goodman Gallery will open in London to rail against 'heightened nationalist sentiment and populist politics'

South African gallery is first to be confirmed for new Cork Street redevelopment which has been empty since it was finished last year

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New York real estate

Artists and dealers resist the development of New York’s Chinatown

The coalition Art Against Displacement rallies against the construction of four contested luxury towers in a Manhattan Supreme Court hearing today

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Commercial galleries

Marlborough rebrands and expands in New York's Chelsea neighbourhood

Max Levai will head up the newly consolidated global gallery as blue-chip dealers increase their real estate footprint and stretch their family legacies

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Commercial galleries

Dominique Lévy: ‘I just don’t think big is better’

She started off as an apprentice clown and did a stint as a currency trader, but it’s as a dealer in works of art in the vanguard of social change that Dominique Lévy has found her true calling

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Art market

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this June

New commercial gallery shows—from notions of black culture in London to immigrant identity in Los Angeles

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Art market

'Those were different times': the antics of an Imps and Mods dealer in the swinging sixties

Martin Summers recalls a long and eventful career in the trade

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Knoedler

Knoedler owner Michael Hammer may be liable for fraud over fakes, New York judge finds

The ruling was based on the loose business dealings of Hammer, the gallery and its parent company—like reimbursing him $2m for luxury cars

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Art market

Carl Freedman opens Margate gallery 30 years after first visiting town with former girlfriend Tracey Emin

Dealer, who started out mounting exhibitions in East End warehouses in the 1990s, has opted for a change of pace—and much larger space—in seaside town

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Commercial galleries

Warhol and Basquiat's fruitful friendship goes on show at Jack Shainman gallery

Exhibition in upstate New York includes over 100 works, from polaroids to film, some of which are for sale

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Art market

Italian galleries no longer have to pay artist royalties on primary market sales

New guidelines are published after six year negotiation, but galleries will have to provide written contracts with artists when acting on consignment

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Design

When form plus function equals art

High-profile shows are breaking down the boundaries between designers and artists

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Frieze New York 2019

The walls come tumbling down at new Object & Thing fair

Brooklyn fair waives stand fees, charges a commission on sales instead

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Frieze New York 2019

African art fair 1-54 decamps to NY’s West Village

Newcomers seize on a “logical place to be”

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Frieze New York 2019

Is it time to drop the ‘Latin American’ artist label?

Galleries are starting to move away from the historic term as new awareness builds

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Frieze New York 2019

Amassing a Frieze Library, book by book

Galleries donate publications for a collection that will go to the Metropolitan Museum

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Frieze New York 2019

Frieze New York diary: from Ron Nagle's psychedelic works to Hockney's portrait of a cross-dressing superstar

Plus, the Rubin Museum's wheel of fortune and Videofreex's comeback

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Art market

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this May

New commercial gallery shows—from a new space in south London to an apartment show in San Gimignano

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The Buck stopped here

Denzil Forrester's new London retrospective offers zingy blast from the parties of the past

Artist's works from last four decades bring London’s reggae and dub club scene back to life at Stephen Friedman Gallery

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Exhibitions

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

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Art market

Larry Gagosian launches art advisory firm in New York

Laura Paulson, formerly of Christie's, to head up new business, while her husband Andrew Fabricant has been promoted to the new position of chief operating officer

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Art market

Should dealers reveal past prices in provenance?

London case surrounding Brueghel painting raises questions over whether a work's full sales history should be listed—even when that shows a big markup

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Art market

Kamel Mennour to show controversial 'rediscovered' Caravaggio in Paris gallery

Judith beheading Holofernes—due to be auctioned this June estimated at £86m-£129m—will be juxtaposed with a Daniel Buren installation

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Private view

Private View: must-see gallery exhibitions opening this April

New commercial gallery shows—from East African scenes to Freud’s sitter

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Exhibitions

Making art history: Zeng Fanzhi organises first show on Cézanne, Morandi and Sanyu

Non-selling exhibition at Gagosian Hong Kong includes works from Asian private collections

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2019

Brisk sales at satellite fair Art Central Hong Kong despite economic downturn

Upbeat mood at harbourfront fair despite a "recent slow market in the region," founder says

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Art fairs

What has sold at Art Basel in Hong Kong?

Early sales reports raise old questions about the process of selling at a fair

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Commercial galleries

Five minutes with… Brett Gorvy on the Asian art market

Lévy Gorvy launches its Hong Kong space with a group show exploring how nature and tradition have provided comfort in turbulent times

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Exhibitions

Six exhibitions to see during Art Basel in Hong Kong

Escape fairtigue with gallery shows across the city, from Mary Corse and Louise Bourgeois to Tishan Hsu and Richard Lin

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Art market

Historic Bernheim-Jeune and Fine Art Society galleries shut up shop

A sign of the times, two of London and Paris’s oldest firms closed their premises in the traditional art heartlands of the cities

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Art market

Should galleries adopt the Tinder approach?

Dealers face a difficult marketplace and industry leaders say “engagement is the currency of the 21st century”

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Art market

Galleries are focusing on female artists to tackle the industry's gender divide

Dealers are attempting to redress the balance as report shows that women continue to be underrepresented

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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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Commercial galleries

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

New commercial gallery shows—from sculpture to shipwreck paintings

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Art fairs

From poaching to plastic: London's Collect craft fair takes on politically charged topics

Fifteen artists show conceptual craft and design works, some of which reflect current concerns

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Art market

Blue chip galleries partner with London's Selfridges store to sell art

Shop's programme highlights Crossrail artists’ commissions including Chantal Joffe, Yayoi Kusama and Darren Almond

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Art market

Mary Boone's Manhattan galleries will close in April following her jail-time sentencing for tax fraud

Facing 30 months in prison beginning in May, the dealer calls herself the "Martha Stewart of the art world"

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Linda on the loose

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

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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

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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