Fairs

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Art market

Performance art finds its voice at Independent Brussels

Contemporary fair has reinvented itself after scaling back and moving to a November slot, although it has lost some big name exhibitors

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Art market

Could sales slow at Artbo as political conservatism deepens in Colombia?

The divisive election of conservative president Iván Duque in August and resulting political tension may stymie sales at Bogotá's Artbo

Analysis
Art market

Is Hong Kong 'the problem solver for the global art industry'? Fine Art Asia's director thinks so

Andy Hei says tax advantages and broad Asian clientele help keep city's edge of Mainland China—but he is not deterred from holding Beijing fair this month

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Appointments & departures

Art Dubai appoints new international director Chloe Vaitsou, formerly of Frieze Fairs

Emirati fair says she will work alongside the artistic director in a move away from having a single leader

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Art market

US fairs help bring new blood to Tefaf Maastricht

The success of Tefaf New York Spring this year marked a sea-change

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Art market

Vienna Contemporary here to stay with decade-long venue booking

The contemporary art fair, now in its third year, made its mark at Vienna's Marx Halle

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Art market

Lebanon’s history revealed in photo show at Beirut Art Fair

Across Boundaries is an exhibition of around 100 works of Lebanese photography from 30 collections

Analysis
Art fairs

The disputes that blight the French antiques market

Do falling exhibitor and visitor numbers at La Biennale Paris signal the beginning of the end for this once world-class art fair?

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Art fairs

Art Berlin moves to historic Tempelhof airport—but will it take off?

With more than 120 galleries, fair's second edition will test the strength of the German capital's under-developed art market

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Art market

Art Basel owner to launch contemporary art fair ART SG in Singapore next year

MCH Group expands burgeoning roster of international art fairs with annual November event

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Fairs

Fiac fair confirms move to temporary venue near Eiffel Tower

Fairs held at the Grand Palais forced to move out of the historic venue during extensive renovations beginning 2021

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Art market

Myrna Ayad steps down as Art Dubai director, while fair plans to move Modern section in 2019

Ayad says decision to leave was "personal" and plans to launch her own art consultancy

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Art market

Tefaf brings management of New York fairs under European control as Artvest agreement ends

Netherlands-based organisation will oversee events as two-year agreement with US firm expires, but Michael Plummer and Jeff Rabin remain as shareholders

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Art market

Masterpiece grows in London, but new international fair locations not confirmed

New stakeholder MCH Group brings capital and contacts to an event shaking off its try-hard image

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Art market

Art Basel tests Turner Prize’s sway with foreign buyers

Is the UK’s premier award a big draw for international collectors?

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Art Basel 2018

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

This is what caught our eye

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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

Marshall arts: how collectors fell for Kerry James

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

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Art market

A word with Marc Spiegler

Art Basel’s global director on collector behaviour, auction price databases and the complexity of the art market

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Art Basel 2018

Gender politics to the fore at Basel satellite fairs Liste and Volta

“The personal is political—this is a clear and present undercurrent,” says Volta artistic director Amanda Coulson

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Art market

Iran’s art market defies expectations in face of US sanctions with new fair

In a first for Iran, the Teer Art fair is set to open in June amid a growing but fragile market environment

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Frieze New York

Frieze Spotlight: step back into the 1960s

Five works by unsung 20th-century artists

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Frieze New York

And the Frieze New York stand prizes go to… Nuno Centeno and Jhaveri Contemporary

The jury applauded the Indian and Portuguese galleries for presentations that were "bold" and showed "the spirit of risk"

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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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Art market

Date clash for Art Cologne and Art Brussels fairs

First-time exhibitors give Art Cologne a boost

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Art market

Art Brussels turns 50 and becomes second oldest contemporary fair in Europe

What's the key to its success?

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Photo Macau stages 'teaser' show ahead of first full fair

The original project was cancelled in December for quality control

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

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Art market

Art Dubai to show international artists' vision of the UAE

New residencies initiative aims to promote Gulf state's creative scene, while African galleries are on the rise at fair

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TEFAF Maastricht 2018

Lessons in collecting from the court of Charles I

He relied on advisers such as Van Dyck to guide his acquisitions. How different is the art of connoisseurship today?

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TEFAF Maastricht

The Tefaf Maastricht wish list: objects to suit every collector’s taste

From glass succulents to magic belts, the fair will not disappoint

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Art market

Abraaj Group's partnership with Art Dubai to continue, despite reorganisation

Founder Arif Naqvi's departure from the private equity firm's asset management business in February followed claims the company had misused investor funds

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Art market

Can Marrakech's 1-54 art fair step into the breach of city's cancelled biennial?

New fair brings contemporary African art home, but jury is out as to whether a commercial event can replace a government funded biennial

Blog
In the frame

Princess Nokia performs in Brooklyn for first US edition of London’s Moniker fair

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Frieze

Frieze Los Angeles will launch next February

Annual contemporary art fair to open at the Paramount Pictures Studios on Valentine's Day

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Art market

Is Frieze Los Angeles bound?

Rumour mill goes into overdrive as reports circulate of new event in January 2019 as the art fair’s directors discuss options with West Coast dealers

Analysis
Art market

Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair perks up, but is it enough?

The city could use a circuit-making commercial event, but a lack of momentum is holding it back

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Art market

Brafa projects a quiet confidence

Fair known for its eclectic mix keeps both dealers and collectors coming back

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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

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Art market

Object Lessons: our pick of New York's Winter Antiques Show

Alaskan seal mask, Japanese Buddhist deity and an 18th century Chinoiserie screen on show at event's 64th edition

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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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Fairs

New York's Winter Antiques Show returns with a refreshed image

Fair stalwart joins the Instagram generation as it encourages dealers to forge links between past and present for its 64th edition

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Fairs

San Francisco fairs target tech wealth

Fog Design+Art blurs genre boundaries and Untitled upgrades its venue in a bid to convert Bay Area browsers into buyers

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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

In pictures: Art Basel in Miami Beach Public sector

Artists claim their turf in Miami Beach

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Swizz Beatz’s commission-free fair returns to Miami

The event is an entry point for new buyers and emerging artists

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Expert Eye: Dan Cameron

Curator picks his top works at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Fairs

Miami artist’s crowd-control work not for the faint-hearted

Artist’s performative work about societal violence does not pull its punches

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Rauschenberg draws the crowds

The artist's "fast entertainment for people in stress" is for sale at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Battle of the Brazilian Basquiat shows

Sao Paolo museum drops show after Banco do Brasil Cultural Centre decides to organise its own

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Fairs

Basquiat Boom reaches Miami Beach

Documentary about artist’s life screens at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

On the money in Miami: Five works under $5,000

Our pick of more affordable fair finds

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, Issue 3

“This work is very appropriate for hurricane season—it’s a natural disaster.”

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Mark Ronson parties with royalty and more Miami gossip

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Artists bring fight against ‘new fascism’ to the fair

Work made under former dictatorships mirrors current political unrest

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, Issue 2

Today's fair deals

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Art market

Abu Dhabi Art censors work by Saudi Arabian artist

Abdulnasser Gharem’s painting about Sunni-Shia divide was removed from Brigitte Schenk's stand at organisers' request

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Art market

Art Düsseldorf wins over the Rhineland’s collectors

Local rivalry between Düsseldorf and Cologne was put to bed as the inaugural fair opened

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Art market

Can any fair kickstart the Berlin art market?

In a city of artists but few collectors, an overhauled fair hopes to drum up trade against competition from established Art Cologne and a new Düsseldorf event

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Art market

International players vie for a slice of Shanghai

Art021 and West Bund Art & Design fairs open as galleries, fairs and museums move in on city's fast-growing art scene

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Art market

Cutting-edge design meets antiques at New York’s Salon

The Salon Art + Design fair returns to the Park Avenue Armory for its sixth year this month

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Art market

Paris Photo expands into film and celebrates Karl Lagerfeld

The Chanel fashion designer has picked 100 pictures to present at the fair, revealing his affinity for black-and-white photography

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Art market

Fine Arts Paris injects Old Masters into Paris Photo week

The new fair from the organisers of the Salon du Dessin mixes paintings, sculpture and drawings from the Renaissance to the contemporary

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Art market

Abu Dhabi Art set to benefit from Louvre opening

This year’s fair has 13 new exhibitors and is hoping for more international visitors

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Art market

Back to the future: Artissima to champion 80s art and new talent

New director Ilaria Bonacossa introduces a drawings section and plans to return Turin fair to its experimental roots

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Art market

Art in healthcare design leads talks programme at London’s Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia

A stalwart of the London traditional art and antiques scene, the fair opens today, marking the shift from autumn to winter

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Art fairs

Tefaf Maastricht announces second preview day for 2018 and 16 new exhibitors

Responding to complaints that the preview day has become overcrowded, the fair in 2018 will hold two invitation only opening days

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Art market

Fast sales at 44th edition of Fiac as galleries target European buyers

High-profile fair welcomes 41 “newcomers” and starry clientele including Brigitte Macron

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Art market

Fiac welcomes design back to the fold

Fair celebrates art-design crossovers in public installations

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Art market

Hauser & Wirth’s Bronze Age 'museum' to travel to Colchester

Fictional museum booth will be re-staged at Firstsite gallery after drawing crowds at Frieze, where the gift shop raised £10,000 for UK regional museums

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Art market

Artists cut out the middleman at the Accessible Art Fair

The 11th edition of the Brussels event is a part of a growing trend for fairs where artists exhibit their own work

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Art market

Art Basel issues new exhibitor regulations

Changes are aimed at improving professionalism and shoring up buyer confidence in the wake of growing litigation

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PAD London

Rich mix: PAD London 2017

Design fair reflects market’s eclectic tastes and aims to attract crossover collectors in town for Frieze