Art fairs

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

Covid fears shut Shanghai's West Bund Art & Design fair early

Decision came one day after authorities dramatically closed Art021 fair over a single positive case

Shanghai's Art021 fair closes after just one day, apparently due to a single positive Covid-19 case

Event's founders says the decision was made to "effectively protect the health and public health safety of the exhibitors"

Art fairsanalysis

France's answer to Tefaf? Inaugural Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale stakes its long-term ambitions

While sales weren't spectacular, dealers were overwhelmingly positive as to the future of the fair, and its potential for further growth

Shanghai looks to West Bund and Art021 fairs for economic boost as fresh lockdowns leave buyers cautious

Week-long hotel quarantines are still required of all international and Hong Kong arrivals to the mainland, deterring all but the most determined dealers

New York to get major photography fair in September 2023 at Javits Centre

Photofairs New York is the sister event of Photofairs Shanghai, East Asia's largest commercial photography event

Art fairsanalysis

Artissima fair in Turin returns with zero Covid restrictions and moderate sales

As with year's previous, work at lower price points does well at Italy's most cutting-edge commercial art event

Yinka Shonibare's ecological farm residency in Nigeria launches ahead of biggest-ever Art X Lagos fair

A buzzing art week signals sustained investment in West Africa's financial capital

London's National Gallery revamp row: is it a sensitive makeover or like 'an airport lounge'?

Plus, contemporary art in Lagos and Chagall's falling angel

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At the ADAA Art Show, dealers make the case for under-appreciated bodies of work by beloved artists

The fair, which coincides with the Art Dealers Association of America’s 60th anniversary, remains an elegant showcase for under-exposed bodies of work by familiar names, among other discoveries

Marc Spiegler steps down as Art Basel chief after 15 years—and is replaced by a familiar face

Noah Horowitz, formerly director Americas of the art fair brand, returns as chief executive following a brief stint at Sotheby's

'How dare YOU?': we speak to Just Stop Oil, the eco activists who threw soup over Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Plus, Art Basel's inaugural Paris+ fair and an enigmatic Frank Bowling painting

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International buyers, from US museums to Korean collectors, boost sales at Paris+ par Art Basel—but big crowds slow down deals

Staff from the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Art Institute of Chicago were in attendance at the fair's inaugural edition

Paris+ par Art Basel's VIP opening: galleries report good sales, the right people and a clear step up from Fiac

Seventeen Gallery—who were presenting a solo show of work by Patrick Goddard at the fair—sold their entire booth to a single US collector by 2pm

Paris+ par Art Basel's director on his long-term vision for the inaugural fair—and how it compares to Fiac

The fair, which opens today, sees 156 galleries gather at the Grand Palais Éphémère

Interview by Alexandre Crochet
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Asia Now Paris, Europe's premier Asian art fair, moves to the historic Paris Mint

The relocation comes at a time "when Paris is once again a focal point for the art trade," the fair's director says