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
Shagalov sues Paul Kasmin Gallery over Stella ownership
The art dealer has been involved in a number of lawsuits, which allege he defaulted on purchases of art
Trump’s tax Act offers potential tax havens for art
‘Opportunity Zones’ present a new kind of tax-deferred exchange on high-value assets
AnalysisThe Year In Review
Market stunts predict the future… and evoke the past
The Leonardo and Banksy auction spectacles suggested a future in which marketing triumphs. But was it ever thus?
In debt we trust: the rise of art-secured lending
The rapid growth in the number of loan providers, from private banks to specialist lenders, could transform the art market’s relationship with the financial markets
Tiny, but rich: Luxembourg pushes for more presence in art market
It may be known as a haven, but buyers in the grand duchy pay 17% tax, fair director says
Paris versus Shanghai: photo fairs old and new compared
Despite censorship, China’s appetite for photography is growing but Paris Photo remains pre-eminent
CommentFrieze 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
Blockchain: Hot stuff or hot air?
The technology offers the promise of a world in which a work of art’s provenance is held on a single database—if it lives up to the hype
Supply wrung out? End of term feel to London Impressionist and Modern art auctions
Sotheby's sale fell below estimate while Christie’s provided some cheer, showing there is still money in Monet – but only the right one
NewsArt 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
Are Sergei Skripal sanctions hitting Russian buying and selling at UK auctions?
Hostile relations between Russia and the West following attempted poisoning of former MI6 spy may dampen bidding at London's Russian sales
NewsFrieze 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
InterviewArt Basel Hong Kong 2018
From Beijing to Mayfair: French dealer to open new gallery in London
Specialist Hadrien de Montferrand brings a unique mix of influences to his work
FeatureArt's Most Popular
How museums can double their visitor numbers—featuring DJs at the Musée Guimet in Paris
Think differently and "belong to the public"
Settlement reached in saga over Chinese buyer’s unpaid Richter bill
The complex saga started in June 2015 when the Beijing-based businessman Zhang Chang bought a work by Francis Bacon at Christie’s
'While I revile Trump as much as the next man, Nancy Spector was wrong to offer the Golden Toilet'
Georgina Adam on why Guggenheim's chief curator should rise above President and his "swampy" world
From Van Gogh to Richter—what happens when bidders fail to pay up at auction?
Flaky winning bids are knocking the gloss off record-breaking sales
What will 2018 hold for the art market?
Expect more guarantees, an Old Master revival and gallery innovation, says Georgina Adam, art market editor-at-large
CommentLeonardo da Vinci
Leonardo marketed as a rock star ahead of Salvator Mundi sale
Painting is being presented by Christie’s as the “Holy Grail of Old Master paintings”
Centre Pompidou will pop up in Shanghai’s West Bund cultural corridor
Paris museum will organise 20 exhibitions in new satellite space as part of renewable five-year deal
Damien Hirst banks on Venice show for his renaissance
Artist and his investor-collectors hope spectacular exhibition and plenty of spin will revive flagging market
NewsArt Basel 2017
Where does all the art go after a fair?
In an exclusive extract from her forthcoming book, Dark Side of the Boom, Georgina Adam discovers why most art is destined for a crate-filled, high-security storage facility
Tracey Emin and Lehmann Maupin no longer in bed
Artist and gallery part ways after two decades
Non-dom art collectors in UK could be hit with new taxes
Even works held and sold abroad could be liable for UK tax
Centre Pompidou could pop up in Shanghai, in city’s West Bund ‘cultural corridor’
Paris contemporary art centre in negotiations to open space after setback ten years ago
Centre Pompidou to pop up in Shanghai
Paris Modern art museum in negotiations to open space in West Bund cultural district
Anatole Shagalov embroiled in legal cases that reveal problems of buying art with loans
Buyers using works as collateral and allegedly defaulting on payment becoming increasingly common in "frothy market"
Battle over Kiefer’s Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers’ objections
Organisers say Western galleries are attempting to protect their interests in the Chinese market
Chinese tycoon who has invested millions in art was a major sponsor of Kiefer’s show
The art market in 2017: perplexing times for pundits worldwide
Uncertainty is the name of the game, made unpredictable by international politics and an economic downturn in the Gulf