Art dealers

Art Basel Miami Beach undergoes yet another redesign

Fair director insists that there are still shortcomings to be addressed after discussions with dealers

Dealers look to LA future as blue-chip galleries move west

Galleries such as Gagosian and Matthew Marks see opportunities, despite small collector base


Interview with dealer Andrea Rosen on 20 years in the business: “People are rightfully cautious and focused. I like that”

The pioneer of the resale agreement talks about the recession and what it means for both artists and collectors

Fascination with tree life comes to the fore at Art Basel Miami Beach '09

As stands teem with the wooded and leafy, dealers try to explain the trend at this year's fair

Will Art Basel Miami Beach's enlargement be to dealers' advantage?

A major redesign has increased the space substantially and produced a radically different layout

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Dealers at Art Basel Miami Beach refuse to be cowed by market uncertainties

A loss of 60 galleries does not seem to have affected morale as the fair returns with redesigned space and more dealers

Modigliani museum closes amid owners’ dispute

Brothers fall out over future of artist’s childhood home in Livorno


Works by “more diverse” artists for White House walls

Discreet approaches have been made to dealers who represent black, Hispanic, Asian and women artists

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Art Basel celebrates its fortieth birthday

The milestone is marked with nod to all the dealers who have contributed to the event since 1970

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Bullets over Basel: Loud noise resembling gunfire alarms dealers

Criminal activity was ruled out when the sound was found to be the result of something being accidentally knocked over

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Economically tough times lead to backroom deals and distress selling

Now that auction houses are no longer offering guarantees, an increasing number of purchases are likely to take placeas discreet transactions brokered by art dealers

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The Art Newspaper discusses the fine line between curating and promoting

It is almost impossible for a museum to mount a contemporary exhibition without the involvement of the artist's dealer

Roman Abramovich brings Basel '08 to life with surprise appearance

Chelsea FC owner joins Brad Pitt and Sheikh Saud Al-Thani at vernissage

Director of German contemporary art museum explores his “Carte Blanche” approach to private collectors

“What is often described as the ‘undue’ influence of collectors and dealers is less of a threat than the noticeable tendency for these parties to lose interest in public institutions”


Norwegian dealer's estate to benefit charity

Médecins Sans Frontières will get millions from the sale


Collector launches website to rate dealers

Helping young collectors to find the right gallery

April 2008archive

Anthony d’Offay deal with Tate and Scotland sets tax precedent for UK philanthropy

For his partial donation of £125m worth of art, the dealer received £26.5m—the price he originally paid for the collection—tax free

Dealers’ selling of works through auction houses is short-sighted and self-defeating

Collaboration between the two spheres does not always benefit the market

Art Basel Miami Beach '07: Promising sales on Day 1 a reflection of firm market

Concerns about the impact of the tumultuous economy seem unwarranted as buyers crowd Basel


Dodgy dealers, curators and collectors named in the Marion True trial in Rome

The latest in the trial of former Getty antiquities curator, Marion True, and the Paris-based dealer Robert Hech both charged with conspiring to receive illegally excavated antiquities

Paris Photo earns stamp of approval as “the Basel of photography”

Weak dollar and strikes in the capital did not deter buyers

July 2007archive

Comment: the problem with a collector-driven market

There is a danger that money will trump knowledge, observed the New York dealer in 2007