Fair Dailies

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: David Brolliet

The Swiss collector discusses his love of Lichtenstein, his regret at not buying a Subodh Gupta when he had the chance and hanging art on his refrigerator

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Grazyna Kulczyk

The Polish art lover on her fascination with female artists and how she wishes she could have been seated at Judy Chicago's Dinner Party

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

Preview
Art Basel 2018

Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger: Where the wild things are

From getting fit to analysing your tears, Swiss artists’ installation at the Museum Tinguely invites visitors to dive right in

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Theaster Gates: ‘There’s no better Madonna than my mother’

Artist sets up printing press in Basel to explore ‘Black Madonna’ theme

News
Art Basel 2018

Done deals: what's selling in Basel this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Art Basel and the surrounding fairs

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Art Basel 2018

How Art Basel can inspire the Venice Biennale

Artistic director likens fair booths to cabinets of curiosities

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Art Basel 2018

Sugimoto to show works in gardens at Versailles

Japanese artist is following in the footsteps of Jeff Koons

Blog
Art Basel 2018

A Russian artist with a really long cape and more Art Basel gossip

Plus, we fall head over heels for Vezzoli

News
Art Basel 2018

Galleries at Art Basel pay tribute to ‘generation of giants’

Works and archival material at several stands at the fair honour big names in the art world who have died this year

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Art Basel 2018

Controversial collection of early Basquiat drawings on show in Basel

Works were created by the artist when he was sleeping on a friend’s couch in Manhattan

Blog
Art Basel 2018

When the love don’t last at Art Basel and more gossip

Plus, how Picasso kept Ernst Beyeler on his toes

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Sam Gilliam: a life beyond the frame

With a show of his unstretched canvases at the Kunstmuseum Basel, the lyrical abstractionist is enjoying a late resurgence in popularity

Comment
Art Basel 2018

Could fairs publish sale prices? Don’t hold your breath

“For all the supposed desire for transparency, no one will make the first move”

News
Art Basel 2018

What are the limits of Art Basel’s Unlimited?

Sector has raised the bar for large works, but price and size do not always match

Feature
Art Basel 2018

Are art awards really worth winning?

Winning a prize can give an artist international exposure, but the question of who really benefits—critically and commercially—is an increasingly vexed one

Feature
Art Basel 2018

Match of the day: football vs art

The two may seem unlikely bedfellows, but plenty of artists are football fans—and they are making their allegiances known during this summer’s World Cup

Comment
Art Basel 2018

Can the art market thrive in a sharing economy?

Melanie Gerlis on how millennials don’t seem to have the same collecting gene as previous generations

Preview
Art Basel 2018

Basilea: Turn on, tune in and chill at the Messeplatz

Creative Time’s Art Basel project abounds with everything from gravel deposits to DJ-led meditations

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Etel Adnan: ‘This is the summit of my career’

The Lebanese-born artist and writer, who has a solo show at the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, discusses her passion for the Swiss abstract artist.

Feature
Art Basel 2018

Artists as cryptofinanciers: welcome to the blockchain

Curious new relationships between art and capital are being enabled by cryptofinance, which places “monetary value” at the heart of the creative process

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Edouard Carmignac

The businessman, who just opened an art space on an island in the Mediterranean, on Alice in Wonderland and hanging out at Warhol's Factory

News
Art Basel 2018

In pictures: Disco balls and whale watching at Design Miami/Basel

This is what caught our eye

News
Art Basel 2018

Plastic fantastic at Art Basel

Don’t throw it in the ocean—hang it on your wall

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Art Basel 2018

Artist paints Dana Schutz's child in response to controversial Emmett Till work

The Somali-Australian artist Hamishi Farah is showing the work in Basel at the Liste fair

News
Art Basel 2018

Multi-billion-dollar Picasso show heads to the Beyeler

The exhibition, which opens in February, will focus on Blue and Rose Periods

News
Art Basel 2018

Marshall arts: how collectors fell for Kerry James

Artist lands two big sales at Art Basel after record-breaking auction result

Blog
Art Basel 2018

Metallica bassist Jason Newsted gets first show in Basel and more gossip

Plus, Harry Potter gets cocky

News
Art Basel 2018

William Kentridge honours Africans in the Great War

A taster of the artist’s latest project is on show at Art Basel ahead of its unveiling at Tate Modern in London

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Art Basel 2018

London's Whitechapel Gallery and Turin's Castello di Rivoli to hold joint Rakowitz survey

Artist to continue project reconstructing thousands of lost and destroyed Iraqi artefacts

News
Art Basel 2018

Show and sell: the added value of a museum exhibition

How soon is too soon? Private collectors are selling off works as little as a few weeks after lending them to high-profile shows

News
Art Basel 2018

Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun teams up with Ikea

Project aims to produce affordable, off-grid tools

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Ulla Dreyfus-Best

The Basel-based collector Ulla Dreyfus-Best on her "Wunderkammer", which mixes 11th-century Italian bronzes with pieces by Jeff Koons

Feature
Art Basel 2018

Is the biennial model busted?

Riga, Bangkok, São Paulo—every modern city wants a biennial. But is this good for contemporary art? Leading curators join the hot debate

Interview
Art Basel 2018

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Cool Science

The US pioneer of digital art discusses her passion for cutting-edge biology and its influence on her new multimedia exhibition, Anti-Bodies

News
Art Basel 2018

In pictures: From treading on taxidermy to sounds from Basel's sewers

Parcours, the Art Basel section for public art projects, is "radically different" from previous editions, says its curator Samuel Leuenberger

News
Art Basel 2018

Giacometti’s chaotic Paris studio brought back to life

Reconstruction at heart of new research centre preserves spirit of artist’s cluttered creative space

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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

News
Art Basel 2018

Apartheid revisited: US museum snaps up South African photography project at Art Basel

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art “will be acquiring” a series documenting a Modernist high-rise apartment block in Johannesburg

News
Art Basel 2018

Calvin Klein's barnstorming installation, plus more Art Basel gossip

Feature
Frieze New York

Holy inspiration: the Met's Costume Institute finds a divine connection between religion and fashion

The museum's annual gala show examines how the Catholic Church’s aesthetics have influenced designers

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

Frieze Spotlight: step back into the 1960s

Five works by unsung 20th-century artists

Interview
Frieze New York

On the road, from Iraq to Germany

The Iraqi-Kurdish artist Hiwa K on migration and contemporary politics

News
Frieze New York

Art as collateral is risky, dealers say in report released by Tefaf and ArtTactic

Art-backed lending market estimated at $17bn-$20bn in 2017

Blog
Frieze New York

Frieze New York diary: Scarlett Johansson and John Krasinski arrive at the VVIP preview and more gossip from the fair

News
Frieze New York

UK artist Yinka Shonibare brings African and diaspora artists to London

Show honours Africa’s contribution to abstraction, beauty and politics at "a time of affirmative difference"

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Frieze New York

The public joins the protest in Frieze’s Live programme

Activist work reflects what artists are making, says curator of new initiative

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Frieze New York

Basquiat’s $20m work takes centre stage in Phillips sale

Critic and curators gather to pay tribute to late artist as 1984 painting comes to market for first time

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Frieze New York

The best new books to buy at the Frieze bookstore

For those looking for something a little more pocket-sized to take home from the fair

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."

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Frieze New York

New $50m art warehouse opens in Harlem—with Foreign-Trade Zone status

Arcis's 110,000 sq. ft art-storage facility in New York boasts the latest in high-tech security

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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

Done deals: what's selling in New York this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Frieze New York and the surrounding fairs

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Frieze New York

Artists Olafur Eliasson and Susan Philipsz to star in Art21's new season

Episodes of the TV programme will centre on three artistic hubs: Berlin, San Francisco and Johannesburg

Blog
Frieze New York

Frieze New York diary: Alicia Keys, a bare-bottomed banker and more gossip

News
Frieze New York

New Museum to send greatest hits to London during Frieze Week in October

The US institution is planning film and video show with The Store X The Vinyl Factory

News
Frieze New York

Meet the dumpster-diving artist who turns your garbage into art

Scotland's Kevin Harman is showing his latest sculpture at Frieze New York

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

Preview
Frieze New York

Beyond Frieze New York: the top events outside the tent

Our pick of the best satellites, from African offerings at 1-54 fair to Tefaf's focus on Modern and contemporary art

Interview
Frieze New York

Frieze Artist Award winner Kapwani Kiwanga takes on colonialism

Imposing open-air work made of African farming fabric opens at New York fair this week

Preview
Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

Feature
Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

No end to gender woes? Time’s not up in Asia

There is a gross gender imbalance across the Asian art world, but the representation of female artists, curators and dealers is also on the rise in the region

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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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Museums

Budi Tek reveals landmark deal with Lacma to preserve his collection

Seriously ill Indonesian-Chinese collector has created a ground-breaking partnership with Los Angeles museum

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

Taiwan rises as China reins in foreign spending

Tighter capital and credit regulations have curtailed Chinese art buying

Preview
Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

Spotlight on… Art Central in Hong Kong

What to see at Art Basel in Hong Kong's satellite fair

Interview
Art Dubai 2018

Collector's Eye: Muna Al Gurg

The collector of contemporary Middle Eastern art tells us what she's bought and why it would be rude to say no to Gauguin

Interview
Art Dubai 2018

Collector's Eye: Walid Kamhawi

The Dubai-based financier tells us what he's bought and how he regrets not buying Russian art

Interview
Art Dubai 2018

Confessions of a dealer: Kristin Hjellegjerde

The London/Berlin dealer and Art Dubai exhibitor on being too trusting and why small talk matters

News
Art Dubai 2018

Object Stories from Art Dubai Contemporary

From Peter Young's Mandala-inspired works to Aissa Deebi's views of war-torn Gaza

Feature
Art Dubai 2018

Meet the Residents of Art Dubai's new section

In the project for the fair, 11 international artists are showing work inspired by a month’s stay in the UAE

Interview
Art Dubai 2018

All tastes catered for in GCC's talk show

The art collective is bringing daytime TV, complete with a celebrity chef, to this year’s edition of The Room—Art Dubai’s interactive dining experience

News
Art Dubai 2018

From $300 to $1.1m: What can you buy at Art Dubai?

From works on paper by emerging artists to an Anish Kapoor sculpture, the fair caters to all pocketbooks

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Art Dubai

Leila Alaoui's portraits go to Paris and Marrakech

The late photographer's series on Morocco to be shown at the Philharmonie de Paris and the Musée Yves Saint Laurent

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Art Dubai 2018

Snapped up at Art Dubai

Abstract paintings and totem-like piece are among the early sales at the fair

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Art Dubai

Saudi artists head to Silicon Valley to work with tech giants Apple, Google and Facebook

UK charity Crossway Foundation is partnering with the Saudi-based Misk Art Institute for the project

News
Art Dubai 2018

European tour for Hassan Sharif blockbuster

The show, which opened at the Sharjah Art Foundation, will travel to Italy and Germany

News
Art Dubai 2018

State of the art in Dubai

Works at Art Dubai mirror city’s vision of high-tech future

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Art Dubai 2018

Object Stories from Art Dubai Modern

From burnt wood works to Picasso-esque paintings, we look at works on sale at the fair

Interview
Art Dubai 2018

Confessions of a dealer: Conor Macklin

We talk to the Grosvenor Gallery director and Art Dubai exhibitor about FOMO and the joys of McDonald's Happy Meals

Interview
Art Dubai 2018

Dubai's collecting collective

The artist trio of Rokni Haerizadeh, Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian on the joys and challenges of living, working and collecting art together

News
Art Dubai 2018

BMW gives long-term boost to Art Dubai

The automobile giant signed a three-year partnership with the fair

Feature
Art Dubai 2018

Is interest in African art on the rise in the Middle East?

An increased presence of African galleries at this edition of Art Dubai could signify a flourishing regional market

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Art Dubai 2018

Art Jameel sets opening date for Dubai hub

Saudi foundation’s permanent gallery on the Creek will house Abraaj Group art prize collection

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Art Dubai 2018

Barjeel Art Foundation regroups with long-term loans and new partnerships

Works from the collection to go on show at Sharjah Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago while foundation takes a break from programming

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Art Dubai 2018

Resistance in multiple forms at Sharjah’s March Meeting

Minds from the Middle Eastern art world and beyond discussed topics such as urban planning and art and ecology

News
Art Dubai 2018

Artist eL Seed makes his mark on Dubai

A 30m stainless steel calligraphic work will be revealed in front of Dubai Opera

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Art Dubai 2018

Race to write Modern art history in the Middle East

Market for 20th-century works from the region will benefit from new technologies and deeper scholarship

News
Fairs

Art world fights back in US culture crisis

Art Basel panel calls for united response to political “apocalypse”

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Insiders’ tips: what not to miss at Art Basel in Miami Beach

We asked curators, directors and collectors to tell us about the works that stopped them in their tracks

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

ARTificial intelligence

A string of shows across the US, starting in Miami, examines the impact of technology on identity and raises the question: what does it mean to be human?

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

In pictures: Art Basel in Miami Beach Public sector

Artists claim their turf in Miami Beach

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Exhibitions

Hirshhorn to show Lozano-Hemmer’s ‘Pulse’ works

Show will include several of artist's immersive works that use biometric technology