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Ron Mueck makes fair debut at Art Basel 2011

His sculptures have previously been available to view exclusively in public collections

Design Miami Basel embraces the modern with an increase in early-20th-century stock

The fair's effort to give a detailed insight into recent developments of design distinguishes it from competitors

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This year's Art Basel prepares to surpass last year with adjustments to layout

Art Parcours heads indoors to the city’s historic quarter, while the Messeplatz remains sculpture-free

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Collectors drawn to Paris for synchronised mass of art fairs and auctions

But attendance was down at fairs devoted to works on paper


Small dealers are squeezed by the auction house giants

Tied to increasing prominence of private sales by auction houses

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Berlin gallery rejected from Art Basel calls for trade support

Following the Eigen+Art's exclusion from the fair selection, owner Gerd Harry Lybke protests with a request that his artists are not made available at any other stand

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The Art Show fair report: Setting a sophisticated tone

Collectors queue to view classic modern and contemporary works

TEFAF Maastricht reaches beyond its European core

Chairman Ben Janssens has spent the year charming galleries and collectors in other continents

Dickinson to sue Luxembourg Art over Leonardo drawing

Fallout from Leonardo case sees London dealers locked in legal dispute


Interview with Christophe Van de Weghe

“At Gagosian, it was understood, ‘Sit there and make money’”

Where are ex-dealer Deitch's artists now?

Once the art dealer announced his major museum job, the race was on


Frieze London fair report: Bling is out, but big is back (though the prices are sober)

The fair drew the major collectors, its quota of celebrities and plenty of students. But the feel was calm, not frenzied


Interview with Sprüth and Magers: “We didn’t want to become bigger, we wanted to become smaller”

Dealers Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers discuss the benefits of teamwork and the Berlin art scene

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Court battle fuels calls for less art market secrecy

Lines are drawn between those who favour openness and others who prefer “handshake” culture


Collector and dealer Zhang Rui arrested

No access to lawyers, claims source


Interview with dealer Luca Baroni: “As I get older, I get more demanding, I only want the very best”

The old master dealer on market caution, setting the record straight with Colnaghi, and working for a very private collector


Obituary and tributes: Ernst Beyeler

Art world remembers a great art dealer, collector and museum founder

TEFAF '10 fair report: Galleries bring out their best for Maastricht fair

Art and antiques fair builds on last year’s success of attracting high-spending collectors with a new section devoted to works on paper

Suspicions and speculations as Jeffrey Deitch is appointed as MoCA's director

Why is it that a move from the commercial sector to the non-profit is seen as scandalous?

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Confidence creeps back for collectors after reluctance of previous year: Art Basel Miami Beach 2009

A new layout might have left collectors feeling bemused but, in the mid-range at least, they were prepared to buy