Commercial galleries

Emalin gallery doubles down on east London, opening second Shoreditch location

The new space will be located in an 18th-century building that is among the neighbourhood’s oldest

White Cube will represent Lynne Drexler's archive outside the US

The market for the American painter exploded last year, more than two decades after her death

Cheim & Read, mainstay of the New York gallery scene, will close permanently next month

The gallery’s co-founder, John Cheim, recently unloaded treasures from his personal collection at auction

Hammer-wielding thieves steal $100,000 Chagall print from Manhattan gallery

The theft from Carlton Fine Arts on Madison Avenue has led the gallery’s owner to beef up his security systems, at great expense

Against the odds, mid-sized galleries expand into New York

Dealers Anat Ebgi and Candice Madey are growing even when many observers expect galleries in their tiers to stay cautious

California police officer took bribes from Colombian art dealer for years in exchange for immigration help

A former police officer in California has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes over the course of seven years from an unnamed Colombian gallerist

All aboard! Art Week Tokyo opens up the sprawling city's art scene

Returning for its third edition, the annual event offers a special bus service to help visitors see everything that is on offer—from museum and gallery shows, to a pop-up bar and restaurant

In partnership withArt Week Tokyo

An insider’s guide to Tokyo: the essential things to see during Art Week Tokyo

From a high-rise museum to an artist’s apartment turned project space, Sam Thorne, director-general of Japan House London, reveals his favourite places to discover art in the megacity and beyond

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Prints and multiples may finally be ready for the market spotlight—it only took a few hundred years of confusion

The latest edition of the IFPDA Print Fair in New York and a slew of moves by mega-galleries look set to reshape this long-overlooked category

Mendes Wood DM’s new Paris space boosts the Brazilian-founded gallery’s position within a global market

The gallery's fourth location across three continents has opened on the Place des Vosges in the Marais district

Alicja Kwade joins Pace Gallery—and leaves embattled dealer Johann König after 15 years

Pace will feature a work by the Berlin-based sculptor at Paris + and stage a solo show of her work in Los Angeles in 2024

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Atlanta’s art scene grapples with changes from within and elsewhere

On the heels of the second Atlanta Art Week and news of a fair launching in 2024, the city’s dealers and power brokers reflect on all the work they have done, and how much remains

For a new generation of artists, sex is back in fashion

At Frieze London this year, you are never far from naked bodies and erotic scenes, with young artists demonstrating a new confidence in expressing sexuality and desire

The ugly bug ball: insect-themed art takes over Frieze

While Paris hotels are reportedly crawling with bed bugs, the only critters we saw at Frieze London and Frieze Masters were in the exhibits

Rising talent: stand-out galleries from this year's Focus section at Frieze London

One highlight, East London’s Public Gallery, has won the 2023 Focus Stand Prize on its debut at the fair

Economic turmoil in China hits the country’s commercial galleries

Though the wealthiest collectors remain untroubled by recent jolts to the economy, many galleries and younger collectors are being hit hard

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Blurred lines: are galleries and museums getting too cosy?

As public institutions are working more with the private sector, there are calls for greater transparency

Best in show: India's Experimenter gallery wins Frieze in London's top stand award

The gallery, which has spaces in Kolkata and Mumbai, is showing eight South Asian women artists on its roster at the fair

Galleries rely on tried-and-tested names at Frieze London

Secondary-market dealing on the rise as interest in young talent cools

Kabir Jhala. Additional reporting by Anny Shaw and Tim Schneider

Despite economic headwinds, galleries continue to open in London

To the surprise of some, post-Brexit London is holding its own in the global art market, with new galleries setting up shop throughout the city, and long-term players opening new, larger venues

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When dealers go bust, what happens to the art they hold?

Establishing ownership and value of works can be a complicated business, as recent legal cases have shown

$1.5m bronze Buddha statue stolen from Los Angeles gallery

A single thief allegedly maneuvered the 250-pound sculpture, dating from Japan’s Edo Period, out of the Barakat Gallery’s backyard and into a rental truck

Hauser & Wirth to open in Basel—taking over Galerie Knoell's space in 2024

The mega-gallery will also welcome Knoell's founder as a senior director, in a move that will "extend its commitment in Basel"

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What David Zwirner’s recent surprise losses reveal about the high-stakes art market

The dealer remains “cautiously optimistic” about the trade’s prospects this autumn

After 25 years of operating solely in London, Stuart Shave's Modern Art gallery will open in Paris

Brexit has not influenced the decision to launch the outpost, says the gallery's founder

New ‘non-fair’ for art to open in London

Minor Attractions will stage exhibitions at two London venues to counteract the focus on sales during Frieze Week

Bullish amid cooling market, galleries keep betting on New York real estate

Hollis Taggart is expanding its Chelsea footprint, White Cube will soon open on the Upper East Side and the South African gallery Goodman is prepping a Manhattan pied-à-terre

South African gallery Southern Guild opening a permanent space in Los Angeles

The Cape Town-based art and design gallery will inaugurate its Los Angeles location in February of 2024

Pace gallery to open in Tokyo next year

The mega gallery's forthcoming space comes as Japan adjusts its art tax laws to attract international dealers

South Africa's Goodman Gallery expands to New York with an office and viewing room

South Africa’s leading gallery is making its first permanent inroads in the US