Art dealers


Dealer Gary Tatintsian takes Lew Nussberg to court over fake Malevich drawings after scientific analysis

The case has proved to be colourful, with Tatintsian counter suing Nussberg for at least $62m


Interview with dealer Santo Micali on finding new markets for pre-Columbian art

Argentina, Mexico and Brazil could be the future for a field struggling with limited supply

March 2012archive

Arrest in latest Prouvé fakes case

Three dealers say initial complaints were dismissed by Artcurial specialists

Dealer uses intimidation tactics at Parisian Giacometti foundation in mission to recover forged lamps

Policy decrees that works determined to be fake must be handed over to the authorities so that they cannot re-enter the market


Interview with collector Marc Straus on transitioning to dealing: “The gallery business is a terrible concept”

Despite reservations, the former oncologist and “fierce” collector has become a dealer in contemporary art

Art marketarchive

Are fairs big enough for both galleries and auction houses?

Some galleries feel the major auction houses are encroaching on their rightful territory

Who will follow baby boomers into the art market?

Demographic change is probably the most important factor in shaping the market's future, wrote this expert in 2011

Art marketarchive

Caution is the word for collectors and dealers at this year's Pavilion of Art and Design London

Though sales have been fairly solid at the fair, few very high priced pieces have been shown due to anxiety around the stock market crisis

Art Baselarchive

Dealers have nothing to fear as crisis fails to impede sales at Art Basel 2011

The most expensive pieces may have been slow to sell, but otherwise it was as if the downturn never happened


Website could be holy grail of private market prices will unite would-be collectors with art and dealers they may not know—and it’s all built on trust

Art Baselarchive

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

Art Baselarchive

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

Art marketarchive

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

Art Baselarchive

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

Art fairsarchive

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’”