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Experts fear New York City slashing auction house regulations could erode collector trust and confidence

As the city council cuts auction regulations, the houses say they will not change their practices, but the prospect of more opaque bidding and guarantees may prove irresistible

New York City removes rules governing auction houses in bid to stimulate business

But firms say they will continue to operate policies and practices that promote transparency

Matisse’s masterpiece The Red Studio recreated 100 years later for New York show

The objects in the painting—including several of the artist's own works—have been brought together for an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, which later travels to Copenhagen

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Doug Aitken’s new 360-degree video looks to the horizon, with a chorus of AI voices

'Wilderness' breaks conceptual boundaries by leading its viewer into a multi-layered allegory, questioning what it means to exist on this planet as we are enveloped by the digital realm

Punching bag bearing name of convicted dealer Mary Boone features in New York show on Basquiat’s found objects

Nahmad Contemporary exhibition brings together works made from detritus dotted around the city’s streets and subways

Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?

Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery

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Picasso’s muse as sea creature—will it break $100m at Sotheby's New York sale?

Femme nue couchée was shown in Tate blockbuster exhibition in 2018

Winslow Homer’s American odyssey is retold in New York show

The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, which will travel to London’s National Gallery later this year, highlights works inspired by the artist’s journeys

Degas, Monet and Rothko among Texan philanthropist Anne Bass’s trove, expected to sell at Christie’s for $250m

Only two of the 12 works have been guaranteed, an oddity in the recent string of high-profile single-owner sales

Antiquities dealers appeal restrictive New York ban on ivory

The appeal primarily challenges restrictions around the display of commercial ivory objects in the state

Warhol and Basquiat on the stage in London and Faith Ringgold's retrospective at New York's New Museum

Plus, Betye Saar remakes a mural in Los Angeles

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Recently discovered works by Jacques-Louis David to go show in New York

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will focus on the preparatory sketches for some of the French painter’s best known masterpieces

What to do when faced with adversity? Hannah Traore set to open her namesake gallery in 2022

The 26-year-old decided to launch a business, focusing on marginalised artists, after the pandemic forced Fotografiska to temporarily close and she lost her job

How Walt Disney’s love of Rococo transformed animation

An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York explores how the legendary film-maker came to be inspired by French decorative arts

Big money, new collectors: the low-down on the New York auctions

Plus, Fabergé in London and a rediscovered Dürer

Hosted by Ben Luke, Aimee Dawson and Martin Bailey. with guest speaker Anna Brady. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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Frida Kahlo breaks record for a Latin American artist in Sotheby's $238m Modern art sale

While the auction's star lots included the $34.9m Kahlo and four Monets, the most aggressive bidding was on works by Alexander Calder and Pierre Soulages

The top four art documentaries at DOC NYC

The documentary festival includes films about Jesse Krimes, Eadweard Muybridge and the fraught power dynamics of making money from art

'I wanted to prove that you could take younger artists and have it work out for the gallery': exhibition opens in tribute to influential New York gallerist Martha Jackson

Show aims to draw more attention to the overlooked work of the postwar Manhattan-based art dealer whose gallery is now occupied by Hauser & Wirth

Jon Isherwood's marble sculptures usher feeling of community on New York's most famous street

Eight sculptures, depicting various gigantic blooming flowers, give viewers the chance to interact with public art, and with each other

Queens Museum director on its transformative expansion and learning from the pandemic

Led by Sally Tallant, the community-focused museum is building a new educational centre thanks to a $26.4m grant from New York City

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From gilded figures at the Hispanic Society Museum and Library to Christo at Galerie Gmurzynska

New blood reinvigorates MoMA leadership

The museum has appointed four impressive women who are breathing new life into the curatorial, education and outreach divisions, including 23-year MoMA veteran Sarah Suzuki.

Another Botticelli hits the market: Sotheby's to sell Botticelli's The Man of Sorrows for in excess of $40m

Auction house will sell the painting in January and is dubbing it "The defining masterpiece of Botticelli's late career". But what exactly does that mean?

Manhattan exhibition combats view of Iran as 'hostile anti-American state'

Asia Society group show from Mohammed Akfami collection shows 'great diversity' of Iran’s often unseen arts scene

New York’s Hispanic Society gears up for its second act

The museum and libarary in northern Manhattan has a new director with a packed agenda—and some needed improvements on its horizon

Seeing double: huge Jasper Johns retrospective opens in two cities, 100 miles apart

Simultaneous shows in New York and Philadelphia cover the artist's seven-decade career and include more than 550 works in total

Tacita Dean's 'museum-worthy' show at Marian Goodman Gallery kickstarts New York's autumn season with intimate portrait of Luchita Hurtado

Hurtado, who was 99 at the time of the film, spoke to Dean about loss, her 13 cats and a stolen Picasso drawing

Sotheby's wins 'dogfight' to sell $600m art collection of Harry and Linda Macklowe

Auction house will sell the 65 works, including $70m works by Rothko and Giacometti, in two standalone sales in November and next May