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The Art Newspaper Live

Sign up for our first 'New Models for New Times' event on 8 October: Is the new spirit of collaboration lip-service or game-changing?

Galleries are increasingly teaming up to stay afloat—but for how long? Featuring Pilar Corrias, Caroline Douglas, Sunny Rahbar and Neil Wenman. Presented in partnership with Cromwell Place

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Diary

Auction in aid of pioneering Hospital Rooms charity goes live from London

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Los Angeles

For no eyes only: Mark Bradford’s quarantine paintings push the bounds of virtual art viewing

For his first online exhibition, the artist hangs paintings made during lockdown in isolation in an empty space atop Hauser & Wirth’s LA gallery

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Commercial galleries

Hauser & Wirth appoints Fortnum & Mason head as first global chief executive

Ewan Venters will join the mega gallery in January with a focus on leading the business while co-presidents concentrate on the artists

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Commercial galleries

Pandemic pushes gallery districts to decentralise

Dealers are swiftly setting up new spaces in the Hamptons this summer and an increasing number of galleries are taking root in smaller cities

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Art market

New Annie Leibovitz show jettisons signature portraits to focus on interior life during lockdown

Hauser & Wirth online exhibition, launching today, includes limited edition print sold in aid of Covid-19 relief efforts

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Art market

Who are the art market's virtual winners?

As digital fatigue sets in, a little editing goes a long way with online viewing rooms—and sometimes a humble PDF with a few human touches makes a welcome break

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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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Online sales

As the art world urgently moves online, some galleries fear digital displacement

Just as mega dealers have bought up prime real estate, so too are they dominating bandwidth in the virtual landscape

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Art market

Socially distant but financially fruitful: George Condo's lonely drawings sell out online

Works made during lockdown were priced between $100,000 and $125,000 in Hauser & Wirth's virtual show

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Art market

Hauser & Wirth announces new art and technology division with the launch of a custom-designed virtual reality platform

The ArtLab initiative will also offer a new tech residency programme for artists as blue-chip galleries race for digital dominance amid coronavirus lockdown

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coronavirus

Private galleries give some profits to public health organisations battling coronavirus

Hauser & Wirth is donating 10% of profits from its online exhibitions to “both local and global causes” as part of its new #artforbetter initiative

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coronavirus

New York galleries turn on the cameras as they turn off the lights during coronavirus lockdown

As programming and expansion plans are halted, innovation kicks in with virtual performances and tours

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Media

Are commercial galleries the next big content producers?

The top dealers are increasingly becoming audio and video makers and magazine publishers—is it all still about sales?

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coronavirus

New York galleries start to close due to coronavirus concerns

Pace, Hauser & Wirth and some others have confirmed that they will temporarily shut down

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Alina Szapocznikow's haunting sculptures to Shirin Neshat's first London show in 20 years

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Commercial galleries

Flash sales and no-fee subscription scheme fuel up-start New York gallery

The dealers behind Tennis Elbow in Tribeca aim to subvert traditional artist representation with a more "democratic and transparent approach"

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Bridget Riley's trippy canvases to Eduardo Paolozzi's war-wearied sculptures

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Mark Bradford

Mark Bradford addresses modern-day xenophobia through Greek mythology and a Motown classic

US artist talks on The Art Newspaper Podcast about his London exhibition Cerberus at Hauser & Wirth

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Commercial galleries

Mega-galleries pick up the pace in the race for space

Commercial galleries continue to expand in Manhattan despite steep real estate costs

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Commercial galleries

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening in September

New commercial gallery shows—from Baroque blackness in Chicago to flying saucers in London

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Louise Bourgeois

How to buy a...Louise Bourgeois

The late French artist’s phallic bronzes are not as easy to home as many of her other works, but it is the spiders that remain the most coveted— and hardest to come by

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Photography

Hauser & Wirth to represent Annie Leibovitz worldwide

US photographer and gallery are looking at editioning her works

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The Buck stopped here

Bodily references and plenty of Bourgeois: Ursula Hauser's collection goes on show at all female exhibition in Somerset

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the largest Leonardo da Vinci show in half a century, at the Queen's Gallery, to the first retrospective of Luchita Hurtado at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the surreal sights of Dorothea Tanning at Tate Modern to the trompe l’oeils and Parisian scenes of Louis-Léopold Boilly at the National Gallery

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Openings

Eduardo Chillida’s Basque museum and sculpture park announces full reopening

Hauser & Wirth has helped to develop “sustainable model” for Chillida Leku, which partially closed amidst Spanish economic crisis

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The Buck stopped here

Patti sings 'Because the night belongs to Annie'

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The Buck stopped here

Gong meditations and an intimate basement gig: the London art world sounds off in January

Performances by Laraaji and Martin Creed help boost the winter spirits

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Exhibitions

Larry Bell: Through the looking glass

With an exhibition at ICA Miami, we speak to the artist about his innovative work, from transparent cubes to sensuous colour installations

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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

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Art market

First exhibition on Jean Dubuffet’s fascination with cities to open this summer

Hauser & Wirth show in Zürich includes loans from the Tate, the Stedelijk Museum and the Fondation Dubuffet

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Art market

Hauser & Wirth joins Masterpiece London

Gallery's arrival boosts contemporary art showing at London fair following MCH Group investment, while new layout accommodates more exhibitors

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Art market

Art Basel in Hong Kong welcomes more mainland galleries

Dealers from across Asia are ramping up their presence, and around half of the projects in the Kabinett sector are by Asian artists

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Art market

Will new global galleries stifle competition in Hong Kong?

Opportunity knocks, but there is a risk that it will deliver a blow to local artists and gallerists

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In the frame

Mary Beard's Bronze Age "museum" heads to Firstsite

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Politics

Büchel’s feeble satire ignores the hateful reality of Trump’s wall

The petition to make the proposed border wall a National Landmark is one of the worst excesses of contemporary art and needs to be called out

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Politics

Fury over artist’s plan to preserve prototypes of Trump’s border wall

Others, including the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, support Christoph Büchel’s proposal to turn the eight designs into national monuments

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The Buck stopped here

Rural rites at Hauser & Wirth Somerset show

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In the frame

Make cheese, milk goats and ponder on Beatrix Potter in "land" art survey

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Art market

Mark Bradford to launch Hauser & Wirth’s Hong Kong gallery

The Los Angeles artist is creating a new series of large-scale paintings for the show

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Exhibitions

Arshile Gorky takes us ‘beyond the tangible’ in Hauser & Wirth show

Émigré’s contributions to Abstract Expressionism make him a seminal figure of 20th-century US art

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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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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth to open Hong Kong gallery next spring

Swiss dealers will occupy a space in the new H Queens development, as well as establishing offices in Shanghai and Beijing 

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Fairs

Lion-dancers splash the cash at Hauser & Wirth’s birthday party

PLUS: a mutant sculpture, time travel by tram and more from Art Basel in Hong Kong

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Art trade

Paul Schimmel leaves Hauser & Wirth

The former curator will no longer oversee the Los Angeles mega-gallery

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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth makes a big birthday book

Another 20-year landmark, now in print

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Mega-galleries

A generation of dealers is going global by opening additional spaces worldwide

Is this new international gallery explosion a good move?

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Exhibitions

Bourgeois’ baton taken up by Tracey Emin at Hauser & Wirth

Pieces created in collaboration by the artists are on sale now

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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth to open in New York

Gallery hopes to buck the downturn with transatlantic expansion

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Soham Gupta

Gupta joins Hauser & Wirth

Gagosian beaten to the punch

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Martin Creed

Artist antics: Martin Creed’s test run at Tate Britain, Elton John's dance moves, and Eugene Leroy's penchant for Proust

We can reveal that the Creed’s commission for the Duveen Galleries, to be unveiled next month, is likely to startle visitors

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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth to show art at Colnaghi

Their first exhibition there will show Picabia's nudes

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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth go east with new project space

The new building's first show is of work by Dieter Roth and Martin Kippenberger

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Art fairs

Mexico's MACO remains a modest fair but draws major dealers

Exhibitor numbers are up 50%, with a few big names such as Hauser & Wirth

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June 2005

My Basel: dealer Iwan Wirth on his Basel highlights

The insider scoop on where to find the best food and company

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Frieze

News from London: Art pulled and art pushed, along with temper tantrums and transitions

Meanwhile, more say ta-ta to the Tate

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Paul McCarthy

What's on: Paul McCarthy

Hauser & Wirth

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Hauser & Wirth

News from London: A time of transitions for Hauser & Wirth, Gagosian, and Tate magazine, while Royal Academy prize-winner gets more than he bargained for

Meanwhile, Tracy Emin is compared to Chinese takeaway

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Karen Kilimnik

What's on: Karen Kilimnik

Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zürich