Kulik images impounded as ‘pornography’ at Fiac

Russian gallery directors handcuffed by police, but case dropped

Mortgage crisis and resulting stock market plunge be damned—the party isn’t over yet

In 2007 we noted that strong sales at auction and fairs and more money coming from Russia, Indian and Chinese collectors indicated that confidence in art remained strong

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Fiac bounces back thanks to homegrown collectors

François Pinault, Bernard Arnault and Claude Berri attended, among many others


Design Miami/Basel 2006 kicks off in style

The fair makes it clear that contemporary design dictates the taste of the moment


French collectors boost sales at FIAC

Billionaire François Pinault bought Chen Zhen and Pistoletto

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FIAC, Paris: Suffering from the Frieze effect

Foreign collectors deserted the fair and the French only buy their own artists

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Chirac for FIAC: Many welcome changes for collectors and galleries to remedy last year's poor performance

The ailing fair has brought in radical new measures including a party with the President at the Elysée Palace to encourage collectors and improve the standard of exhibitors

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The strong gets stronger: Art Basel outstrips other art fairs in popularity as applications soar

Art Basel's status as the leading art fair remains in tact; whilst plans are made to include a video forum and a space for young galleries