Art fairs

Frieze Los Angeles bringing a skyscraper, a truck-based gallery and more to Santa Monica Airport

The fair’s special programmes include performances and large-scale installations around its venue, as well as contemporary art interventions at storied West Los Angeles locales

Swiss dealers and collectors make their mark at artgenève—with optimistic advice for Brexit Britain

Local galleries at the Geneva fair welcome strong showing from Swiss-French and German buyers

Amid art fair cancellations in the city, London Art Fair opens with everything to prove

The fair's clear focus on Modern British art provides it with a niche that might help it weather Brexit's storm

Another London fair cancelled: Art & Antiques Fair Olympia pulls summer event over ‘escalating costs’ and ‘lack of dealer commitment’

With Masterpiece also out of the picture, the UK capital's fair landscape looks very different this year

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Photofairs New York will be 'cutting edge' new director Helen Toomer says

Newly appointed head of fair shares her plans ahead of inaugural edition in 2023

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Art SG Singapore fair report: has the city-state’s moment in the sun finally come?

Prestigious international galleries and regional heavyweights alike have gathered for the fair's much-delayed inaugural edition

Art Basel parent company MCH Group cancels Masterpiece fair in London

"Escalating costs and a decline in the number of international exhibitors" were cited as factors in decision

Long-delayed Art SG fair finally makes its debut—and Singapore is ready

An influx of wealth during the pandemic coupled with increased attention from blue-chip galleries has primed the city for an art market boom

New faces and major anniversaries: art fair highlights of 2023

East Asia gains two new commercial art events and Frieze London turns 20

The full list of major art fairs in 2023, from Marrakech to Miami

We've compiled this year's leading commercial art events into one handy source

The art market in 2022: art fair shake ups, single owner auctions and an NFT winter

Despite headline figures of record sales, is the art world's bull market coming to an end?

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China’s art fairs get unexpected end-of-year boost as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Shanghai Art021, which was dramatically shut in November because of a single Covid case, is staging a two-location pop-up this month

Three US museums win prize to fund acquisitions at Expo Chicago fair

Museums in Seattle, St Louis and St Petersburg will make purchases at the Chicago fair next year thanks to the Northern Trust Purchase Prize

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The elephant in the booth: the environmental toll of art fairs

With a host of identikit international fairs showing works already viewed online and often already sold, is there a point to generating all those air miles?

Tefaf appoints Bart Drenth as global managing director

The organisation's fourth leader in three years, he will oversee both Maastricht and New York events alongside chairman Hidde van Seggelen

Cheeky ATM installation that shows users' bank balances sells for $75,000 and will go on public display in Miami

Work that showed a public leaderboard of the richest people at Art Basel in Miami Beach will now stay in the city

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Proceeds from sale of Banksy sculpture will aid refugees

The work, depicting a boat of refugees, is at Context Art Miami fair

Art Basel in Miami Beach sales report: dealers brace for gloomier times ahead

The fair saw healthy sales, particularly at the market’s top end, but many galleries are wary of a downturn

Anny Shaw. With additional reporting by Gareth Harris

Miami Beach public votes to acquire installation by Cuban artist Juana Valdés from Art Basel fair

Valdés's work will join pieces by Amoako Boafo, Sanford Biggers and others on long-term public display

Next year—for the first time—a Miami gallery is going to Art Basel in Switzerland

David Castillo Gallery will become the only local dealer to make the jump to the mothership in its more than 50-year history

'Art Basel has to keep changing': after 20 years, what is next for the fair juggernaut?

Noah Horowitz and Vincenzo de Bellis discuss their visions for the global fair brand and its flagship US fair in Miami

Not so emerging anymore: Nada Miami art fair marks 20 years

New Art Dealers Alliance ditched some of its early utopianism, but still offers an affordable alternative

Who is the richest person at Art Basel Miami Beach? ATM reveals users' bank balances

Cheeky installation by art collective MSCHF, on show with Perrotin Gallery, will publicly display a leaderboard of customer’s funds

The environmental toll of the art world: how are fairs contending with Miami's fragile environment?

As the climate crisis worsens, some art fairs are starting to take responsibility for the impact of their operations

Why are so many African art fairs dominated by non-African dealers?

Comparing the homegrown Art X Lagos to more global events like 1-54 brings up tough questions about race that the art world still struggles to answer

Miami Beach hotels showcase local talent during Art Basel fair

A dozen hotels around the city will display works, predominantly from Florida artists, during the fair

Frieze reveals details of its largest Los Angeles fair to date, with 124 galleries landing at Santa Monica Airport

The fair will take over the west Los Angeles airfield, with strong cohorts of local galleries, international megas and Korean dealers

Works by three overlooked Abstract Expressionists, newly represented by Hollis Taggart, head to Art Miami

The nonagenarian painter Sheila Isham and the estates of Albert Kotin and Norman Carton—all first-generation AbEx artists—are now represented by Taggart, who will show their work at Art Miami

Back to normal? Not quite yet—Art Basel Hong Kong reveals pared down 2023 exhibitor list and new director

Next edition will be first since the special administered region lifted mandatory quarantine—but some Covid-19 measures remain in place