What does the Art Basel and Frieze art fair duopoly mean for the market?
After Fiac is muscled out of Paris, just two big players are left in the Modern and contemporary events market
Florence Bourgeois is named director of Fiac and Paris Photo fairs
She will replace Fiac's former director of 18 years, Jennifer Flay, who is rumoured to be joining Art Basel as it prepares to launch a new Paris fair in the Grand Palais—the Swiss company has declined to comment
Art Cologne director takes to Instagram to criticise rival Art Basel’s ‘colonialism’
Daniel Hug posted that the Swiss company "is only interested in making money and keeping Art Basel the number one fair worldwide"
War of the fairs: Art Basel owner kicks Fiac out of Grand Palais in Paris
The French cultural body RMN put Fiac's October slot up for tender last year—now the Swiss firm MCH will launch a contemporary art fair, paying €10.6m for a seven-year contract
'An art market half-term report: Fairs get an A-plus for enthusiasm while auction houses receive a B for initiative (but a D for digital art)'
The commercial art world came back with a vengeance in September, but issues around sustainability and volatile prices still abound
Is Paris really taking London’s art crown?
Same city, new venue: Fiac returns to Paris, but eco-conscious galleries say they plan to cut back on art fairs
Sales at the French fair were generally healthy, but David Zwirner felt it lacked "the vibrancy of Frieze"
Is Paris worth it? Back-to-back Frieze and Fiac fairs have dealers questioning whether they can do both
As Fiac opens its doors this week, gallerists reflect on the importance of participating in the French fair
Autumn fair calendar is fit to burst as Fiac relaunches in new temporary Paris venue near Eiffel Tower
Dealers must decide which fairs to prioritise as Art Basel in Switzerland and Frieze in London are scheduled just weeks apart
Grand Palais's long-awaited renovation curtailed over soaring costs
Following government intervention, the historic Parisian exhibition space will now undergo a more 'sober restoration'
Controversy erupts over Fiac cancellation
Paris's major contemporary art fair has been scrapped due to Covid-19 fears, but galleries are divided over whether the decision was wise or "lacking courage"
Fiac cancelled as new travel restrictions are imposed across Europe
The Paris art fair had seemed defiant in the face of coronavirus but organisers say they could not “meet the legitimate expectations of its exhibitors”
Fiac organisers determined to go ahead with Paris fair this October despite coronavirus turmoil
But dealers ponder crucial question of whether US collectors will venture overseas by the autumn
Three exhibitions to see in Paris this weekend
The best shows to see outside of Fiac, from a literary contextualisation of Francis Bacon to Kiki Smith's coin collection
Fiac fever: amidst Brexit drama, we ask 'virgin' dealers why they chose the Paris fair this year
Galleries fresh to the 46th edition explain their decision and reveal their early sales
'Revitalised' Paris gets its mojo back for Fiac art fair
Yayoi Kusama will display her largest ever public work for the French fair opening this week
French collectors step up buying at FIAC
Making a making a remarkable return to the contemporary art world
French collectors boost sales at FIAC, Paris
Billionaire François Pinault bought Chen Zhen and Pistoletto
‘Brexit changes the game’: David Zwirner to open Paris gallery
Mega-dealer’s first space on the European continent will open to coincide with Fiac art fair this autumn
Art world figures at Fiac reveal the main challenges they face today
From fair fatigue to unearthing new talent, gallerists and collectors at the Paris event share their concerns
Can an increase in two-artist booths spur sales at Paris's Fiac?
Artist pairings have grown in popularity for this year's edition of the fair at the Grand Palais
Fiac fair confirms move to temporary venue near Eiffel Tower
Fairs held at the Grand Palais forced to move out of the historic venue during extensive renovations beginning 2021
New antiques biennial, Sublime, to launch in Paris
Event founded by Christian Deydier is scheduled to debut one month after La Biennale Paris, to coincide with Fiac
Plans for Grand Palais’s €466m facelift revealed: six new galleries and a Chanel-sponsored entrance
Three-year closure from 2020 means Fiac and Paris Photo fairs must relocate to temporary venues
Fast sales at 44th edition of Fiac as galleries target European buyers
High-profile fair welcomes 41 “newcomers” and starry clientele including Brigitte Macron
Fiac welcomes design back to the fold
Fair celebrates art-design crossovers in public installations
Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou
Domestikator piece was withdrawn by the Louvre from its surrounding gardens
Sexually explicit sculpture pulled from Fiac after Louvre raises concerns
Domestikator was due to go on show in garden close to Paris museum as part of contemporary fair's public programme
Frieze launches charm offensive to tempt China, with Fiac not far behind
Frieze welcomes UK’s new visa rules for visitors as event’s co-founder prepares to “increase the dialogue” with Chinese artists and galleries