Contemporary art market

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong art market profits despite protestors’ pain

If not immune to geopolitical unrest, then perhaps art is a refuge for money that is struggling to find its way into other assets

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Auction Report

Sale reports: Impressionist and Modern, Surrealism, and Contemporary

Peaks for best modern and contemporary artists High prices for works by Miró, Bacon, Moore and Richter are reminiscent of the boom

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Basquiat: his market and his legacy

Beyeler exhibition aims to place the artist, who died at 27, high in the canon

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October 2009

How did the financial downturn impact the market for brand-name artists like Hirst and Murakami?

Both have adopted marketing strategies more typical of luxury goods firms than artists. In 2009 we looked at their market history

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Art market

Demand for prints and multiples has increased with the rise of the contemporary art market

Are today’s “limited edition prints” really original, and will they gain in value? Probably not

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Art market

Roger Bevan looks at how auction houses have tried to become dealers either by buying them or by behaving like them

Traditional boundaries are being blurred