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Art fairs

Nada launches new collaborative fair model to help support galleries

Opening 20 May, the online fair requires no upfront fee and features around 200 galleries, all of which will share their profits

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Art market

Whisky drinking, dog walking and gardening: art dealers' plans for the alternative Frieze New York

With the "real-life" fair cancelled due to coronavirus, exhibitors give their thoughts on the event's first online viewing room experience

Analysis
Art market

How Covid-19 has forced the art market’s speedy digital conversion

In lockdown, many galleries have had a Damascene moment with online programming

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Art fairs

Boutique before it was cool: did the ADAA Art Show set the precedent for future fairs?

The annual New York art fair remains a uniquely community event but with a "broad" reach

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Frieze Los Angeles 2020

Sun and sales on the best coast: LA’s second edition of Frieze firms up the city’s art market potential

Strong sales during VIP hours at both Frieze and Felix have dealers embracing the California dream

Podcast

Does Los Angeles want a big art fair?

As Frieze Los Angeles opens, we look at the LA art scene. Plus, we explore the Met's exhibition Sahel about art from the Sahara. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Frieze Los Angeles 2020

Pose for a Polaroid with Gary Simmons at Frieze Los Angeles

The artist restages his 1993 Backdrop Project at the fair

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Frieze Los Angeles

Frieze Los Angeles exhibitors challenge rules preventing them from showing at other fairs

Galleries lament terms that mean they cannot participate in multiple fairs, even when they have different styles and audiences

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Frieze

Frieze shake-up: former media boss chosen as company's first CEO

Changes are afoot with both the fairs and the magazine as majority shareholder Endeavor make plans for the future

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Appointments & departures

Frieze LA director Bettina Korek appointed chief executive of Serpentine Galleries

Los Angeles art veteran takes the reins at the London institution in its 50th anniversary year

Podcast

Frieze week: Ai Weiwei, Mark Bradford, Peter Doig, Melanie Gerlis, Hettie Judah

In this bumper edition we interview three of the world's leading artists, all of whom have shows timed to coincide with Frieze in London, plus all the latest news from the fair

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Frieze London 2019

Something in the stars? Art world goes spiritual

With artists and galleries embracing the new age, is there a commercial pull, too?

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: enforced leisure, free whiskey and a four-poster bed

Plus, Theaster Gates' culture club

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Artist interview

'Artists have to be good citizens': Himali Singh Soin on Brexit, climate change and the alien other

Frieze Artist Award winner’s Arctic-inspired video draws on the Victorian Ice Age to talk about today's big issues

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Art fairs

Himali Singh Soin named winner of the Frieze Artist Award

The commission marks the first time the prize has been awarded for a film, which will debut in October as part of the fair's Projects section

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Art market

Jo Stella-Sawicka leaves Frieze to head up Goodman Gallery in London

South African gallery will open in Cork Street redevelopment this autumn

Blog
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

Blog
Frieze New York 2019

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2019, Issue 1

"No matter how hard I try to make the worst painting possible, I am always outdone by the competition"

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Frieze New York 2019

VR market realities tested at Frieze New York

This edition of the fair has a special section of virtual reality and augmented reality works

Analysis
Frieze New York 2019

Battle of the art fairs: Frieze New York feels the pinch as Tefaf gains ground

After contending with flooding in 2017 and a heatwave last year, some major players are heading for the Armory instead

Comment
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

Frieze shareholder Endeavor returns $400m investment to Saudi Arabia

Sport and entertainment group severs ties with the kingdom’s leaders after murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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Los Angeles

Wearing its art on its sleeve: Los Angeles' enduring passion for murals

The city’s street paintings, vehicles for protest since the 1930s, continue to be a flashpoint

Interview
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

Interview
Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Max Hooper Schneider: 'my fantasy army of marine-mammal people, across all genders'

The artist dives deep to create a lurid theatre from biological forms for his Frieze Los Angeles Projects commission

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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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Curators

Globetrotting curators: the international search for art

Leading curators on their travel schedules, how technology shapes their visions—and whether they are aware of their carbon footprints

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Collecting

Collector's Eye: an interview with Wallis Annenberg

The Los Angeles-based philanthropist tells us what she's bought and why

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Exhibitions

Lucas Blalock gives ‘pathetic’ objects a new lease of life at the ICA LA

More than 20 photographs are included in the artist’s first solo exhibition at a US museum

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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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Art market

Life lessons: what the art market learned from 2018

Georgina Adam speaks with three leading art world figures on the key events of last year and what 2019 may hold

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Art market

Frieze shareholder Endeavor ‘in process’ of pulling out of $400m Saudi deal

Hollywood entertainment agency intends to return entire investment after murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Analysis
The Year In Review

2018 in the market: the price is right for pale males

David Hockney was latest white male artist to set a record this year

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Art market

Fairytale of New York in La-La land—artists to take over film set at Frieze Los Angeles

For Frieze Projects, artists including Barbara Kruger and Paul McCarthy will create site-specific works within Paramount Pictures Studios's fake New York city

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Frieze London 2018

Wasteful art world gets ready to clean up its act

Shipping firms seek to replace single-use crates

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Frieze London 2018

Handbags at dawn? Haroon Mirza accuses Louis Vuitton of appropriating his solar sculptures

Artist's new works incorporate "imitation" bags and wallets in response to brand's window displays

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Rachel Maclean: Brexit wrapped up in cotton candy

The Scottish video artist throws visitors into a post-Brexit apocalypse at London’s Zabludowicz Collection

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Frieze London 2018

Contemporary art market cools as confidence drops

Brexit and Trump's trade war with China are affecting the mood of buyers

Blog
Frieze London 2018

Frieze diary: When Beckham met The Art Newspaper, Hirst's gallery gets spooky and the gloves are off over Brexit

Plus, impro opera in the cafe and homage to Oscar Wilde

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: David Roberts

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Hannah Perry: Paying tribute to an absent friend

The UK artist’s solo show at Somerset House remembers a collaborator after his suicide, and also explores how we process grief and trauma

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Frieze London 2018

Frieze diary: Passport out-of-control, Damien Hirst's new pad and Mayfair goes Goldie

Plus, Hepworth's St Ives comes to Frieze Masters

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: Christina Makris

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Contemporary galleries start looking to the next generation

The gallery gene does not normally survive beyond one generation, so how can contemporary art galleries survive their founders and keep their edge?

Comment
Frieze London 2018

Artists’ battle for refugees is beginning to pay off

Amid the din of cynical populists the voices of these fragile communities are needed more than ever

Podcast

Frieze special: the fair and the top shows, with Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson

We talk to the art market specialist Melanie Gerlis about the fair, to Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson about their shows, Massimiliano Gioni about the New Museum’s video-art pop-up in London—and much more. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Frieze London 2018

Tate’s watercolour is upgraded to a Gauguin

Double-sided work, bequeathed in 1962, had previously been attributed to the French artist's circle

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Frieze London 2018

Mega-galleries bank on Chinese art at Frieze

Trend follows dealers’ move into Eastern market

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Francis Upritchard: the confessions of a magpie Kiwi

The New Zealand-born artist’s show at the Barbican Art Gallery reflects her diverse approach to materials, including a rare Brazilian rubber called balata

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In the frame

P(art)y people at Frieze London

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Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: Frank Cohen

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Collector’s Eye: Nicky Wilson

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Social Work: eight dissenting female artists feature in Frieze London’s new section

Work that challenged male-dominated art world of the 1980s and 1990s on show as UK marks centenary of women's suffrage

Comment
Frieze London 2018

Interested in a square inch of a Warhol? Fractional ownership hits the art market

A growing number of new investment platforms are touting the concept

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Frieze London 2018

Tate acquires four works at Frieze London’s VIP opening

Contemporary Art Society buys Kehinde Wiley film for The Box in Plymouth, while first Camden Arts Centre Emerging Artist prizewinner is also announced

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Frieze London 2018

Tatiana Trouvé’s shamanic tree takes root at Frieze London

Work at Galerie Kamel Mennour is quite literally ground-breaking

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Frieze London 2018

Curators defend Turner Prize nominee Luke Willis Thompson

The artist has been accused of profiting from black suffering

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Frieze London 2018

Frieze London fights gender gap—but how many female artists are at the fair?

Fair focuses on women but market still favours men

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Frieze London 2018

Zeng Fanzhi: My pick of Frieze Week shows

The Chinese artist reveals which exhibitions he plans to see during his whistle-stop tour of the UK capital this week

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Frieze London 2018

Tania Bruguera: Why I renamed Tate Modern

The performance artist on using her Turbine Hall commission to reach out to local people

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: Karsten Schubert

The dealer and collector tells the artist Michael Landy which work he would save from the Art Bin

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Hans Ulrich Obrist: secrets of a super-curator

The Serpentine Galleries' artistic director reveals how he is resisting extinction, declares that shows must find new ways to connect and insists that stopping is not an option

Comment
Frieze London 2018

The future is virtual

The acceleration of technology and the solitary nature of VR are a problem, but the rewards are great

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Frieze London 2018

Instagram takeover: Rana Begum

The artist is our Instagrammer-in-chief this week

Interview
Frieze London 2018

Agony uncles: Dear Elmgreen & Dragset

Our readers ask the leading artists what they think about life, the art world and everything in between

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Frieze London 2018

Grayson Perry: 'the art fair as a rite of passage'

Fresh from the success of his Channel 4 series Rites of Passage, the artist tackles the art fair

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Art market

Frieze 2018 reveals strong UK-South African ties

South African artists are enjoying a growth in overseas interest, as seen in London this month

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Art market

Hollywood stars and art world A-listers come out in support of Frieze Los Angeles

Salma Hayek, Tobey Maguire and Serena Williams are among those on the fair’s host committee, while Gagosian, Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth and Ropac will exhibit

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Frieze

Frieze Art Fair establishes tiered pricing structure for debut Los Angeles event

As with Art Basel, the aim is for larger dealers to subsidise smaller galleries, with plans to roll out similar models in London and New York

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Art market

Frieze focus on women who challenged the male-dominated 1980s art market

New section at London fair will explore artists who railed against "the idea that genius resided solely in masculinity"