Commercial galleries

Sotheby’s launches primary market channel selling works directly from artists’ studios

For each work sold, 15% will go to a charity or institution of the artist’s choice—but will the new sales format ruffle dealers’ feathers?

What recession? Foreign galleries splurge on Manhattan outposts

Galleries headquartered abroad are inaugurating New York spaces even while taking part in fairs across the city and around the globe

A critical mass of galleries from across Africa are participating in The Armory Show

This year's edition includes galleries with spaces in Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa

Domestic and global forces have made Brazilian galleries and artists rising powers in the art market

After decades in a semi-insular domestic art market, Brazil's artists and dealers are at the forefront of things

Art marketanalysis

How do you place a price tag on art in an age of perpetual crisis?

Figures are going beserk for work that looks good on Instagram—but the market struggles to find the same fervour for conceptually ambitious, politically engaged art

German dealer Johann König responds to allegations of ‘sexual misconduct’ from ten women

Claims were first published by Die Zeit newspaper, but König says the report is “false and misleading”

Korean legacy collector Jason Haam became a dealer 'to make money'—now he's 'in it for the art'

His eponymous Seoul gallery has opened Urs Fischer's first solo show in South Korea

Art marketanalysis

Four things every dealer should know about the Korean art market before going to Frieze Seoul

From hidden taxes to auction house competition, here are some of the unique facets of South Korea's art scene

Art marketpreview

From a Niki de Saint Phalle fountain to a splashy David Hockney print: our pick of the highlights from September's sales

Plus, a Pre-Raphaelite treasure, an iconic James Bond poster and a set of nine intricately inlaid panels

Perrotin gambles on Las Vegas art market with new store at the Bellagio

The global blue-chip dealer Emmanuel Perrotin says “art is everyone”

Six must-see exhibitions on view in the Hamptons

As the Art Market Hamptons fair returns to Water Mill, these are the must-see shows on the east end of Long Island

Leading Indian gallery Experimenter expands from Kolkata to Mumbai

It will move into a building currently occupied by Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke in the country's largest city and financial capital

A replica of a replica: Sturtevant's version of Claes Oldenburg's The Store to be restaged in London

Thaddaeus Ropac gallery will recreate a 1967 work by the American artist Sturtevant, which near-copied Oldenburg's 1961 installation as a comment on authorship and originality

Pace Gallery to close space in Palo Alto, California

The outpost opened in 2016 as an attempt to reach the potential tech-funded collector base in Silicon Valley

Frieze announces galleries for London fair in October and doubles down on city's 'global reach' post-Brexit

Amid rising interest rates and continued supply chain havoc, the UK's premier contemporary art fair resolves to celebrate the capital's position as an "international centre"

Chelsea Calling: this summer’s group shows remind the reign of gallery district

Blue chip galleries in New York’s original art district have put on their best shows with ambitious checklists and pairings

Perrotin and Pace galleries announce Seoul expansions—while other Western dealers test Korean waters via group show

With the inaugural Frieze Seoul opening in September, more international gallerists are staking a claim in the city's rapidly expanding scene

Art Basel announces galleries for its inaugural Paris fair—we look at how it compares with last year’s Fiac list

Paris+ par Art Basel will include 156 galleries, 60 of which have a space in the French capital

Black Napoleon and smooching sailors: Amy Sherald tells us about her first European solo show opening in London

The exhibition at Hauser & Wirth will coincide with Frieze London and present new works subverting the Western art historical canon

Summer of Seoul: why the South Korean capital is a new art world hub

Plus, the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize winner: a basket made with horsehair

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Postmasters, the first New York gallery to leave Chelsea for Tribeca, will shutter its space there to pursue pop-up model

Following a legal dispute with their landlord, the gallery’s founders are embracing a nomadic model while maintaining their focus on new media art

Inaugural Atlanta Art Week seeks to raise awareness and foster community in a city long overlooked by the mainstream art world

"This event could help build exposure for the galleries and institutions in Atlanta and make sure what we are included in the dialogue," says Atlanta Art Week founder Kendra Walker

Seoulnews

Frieze reveals the 118 galleries taking part in its inaugural Seoul fair

The global fair brand will bring an international flavour to the Korean capital when it debuts this September, but exact terms of its partnership with the Kiaf fair remain unclear

South London galleries join forces and relocate to Fitzrovia as emerging art market matures

Castor and Indigo+Madder are jointly taking a space and will share offices and viewing rooms—though will operate separate exhibition programmes

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Esmaa Mohamoud at Arsenal Contemporary to the Flag Art Foundation’s group show curated by ex-football player and arts patron Keith Rivers

Seeing double: Andreas Gursky’s new and recent works show at mega-galleries on both sides of the Atlantic

The large-scale pictures, which recall both 19th century landscape painting and mid-20th century abstraction, comment on the very real effects humans have on the environment

C’est officiel: Hauser & Wirth will open a space in Paris next year

Located in a townhouse near the Champs-Élysées, this will be the mega gallery’s 16th location worldwide