Frieze London 2018

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Banksy

Sotheby’s 'Banksy-ed' as painting 'self-destructs' live at auction

Girl with a Balloon (2006) had just hammered at £860,000

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Frieze London 2018

Done deals: what's selling in London this week

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

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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

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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

A home of one's own: tackling London's growing housing and studio crisis

As debate rages over art’s role in gentrification, two new schemes offer artists affordable spaces to live and work

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Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: David Roberts

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Confessions of a dealer: Franck Prazan

We speak to the director of Paris's Applicat-Prazan gallery about dealers in denial and the pleasures of Pink Floyd

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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

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Frieze London 2018

There is more to exhibitions than number-crunching

Our public institutions must hold their nerve and dare to offer audiences varied experiences, even at the expense of popular appeal

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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

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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

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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?

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Frieze London 2018

Sotheby’s introduces mysterious new symbol in auction catalogues

The curvaceous M indicates a work that is "subject to right of first refusal"

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Frieze London 2018

Christie's to auction works by Grenfell victim Khadija Saye

Profits from the sale will support new UK arts education programme in 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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