Art Market Eye

Why the figures bandied about in the art market are subject to caution

Estimates of the potential size of the art market are way off the mark

How a new digital art market could mimic the traditional one—including in bad ways

The new breed of art buyers are likely to need administrators, curators and lawyers much like those in the conventional art world

How the art market turned upside down—in one month

Banksy, NFTs and Sacha Jafri et al are ripping up the rulebook

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What is NFT art? The Art Newspaper explains

Why people are paying millions for digital art all of a sudden

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Can Paris snatch the art market crown from London?

The French capital seems resurgent, but other elements may intervene

Asian art market flies in the face of coronavirus

Why are Asians in hot pursuit of art, and what are they buying?

The turn of the screw: will tighter regulations impact the art market?

Often described as totally unregulated, the art trade is facing more stringent rules

A flood of art? The market issues around museum deaccessioning

A flurry of museum pieces is heading to auction, but will there be enough buyers for them?

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Bubbles, sheikhs and the freeport frenzy: Georgina Adam reflects on 30 years of art market reporting

Our art market editor-at-large looks back on three decades of booming sales and soaring prices, from Middle Eastern emergence to the evolution of auction houses

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We need to talk about guarantees. And art loans

Dealers who finance deals by taking out loans against art may well find themselves in difficulty because of the Covid-19 pandemic

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What sort of art will we want after the pandemic ends?

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Auctions: what will change, post-Covid-19?

In the era of social distancing, auctioneers may have to conduct sales to an empty room

Death of a wannabe 'mega' gallery—was the closure of Blain Southern an outlier or the canary in the mine?

Gallery's demise could be symptomatic of the growing polarisation of the art market

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Millennials—monsters, or saviours of the art market?

What do young collectors want, what do they buy, and, as they become richer, will they add rocket fuel to the art market—or blow it up entirely?

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Why the catalogue raisonné is the forger's bible

An international conference considered the challenges and risks— not to mention the sheer size of publications

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Fakes! Why are we seeing so many counterfeits?

Artistic fraudsters are still pushing their luck—creating works ranging from the barely believable to the downright hilarious

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Piece by piece: the issues with fractional ownership of art

Billed as the next big thing, schemes to sell shares in works of art have yet to excite the market

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Global recession looms—but there's a new twist

Burgeoning private museums offer cause for hope among economic uncertainty and geopolitical turbulence

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