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Is Qatar's Fifa World Cup a lesson in artwashing?

Plus, how long left of the good times in the New York auction world? And abstract Black figuration

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Collector and museum founder Ronald Lauder spent $11m boosting Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York

Lauder is one of several major collectors who have used their wealth to support right-wing candidates this midterm election cycle

Hit painter Issy Wood drops pop music career after remix

The fast-rising artist, who recently released a solo album, is focused on her paintings, including a new exhibition in New York

Van Dyck or copies? The curious case of the socialite, the scholar and the Old Masters

Plus, Joan Mitchell and Claude Monet at the Fondation Louis Vuitton and England's Tudors head to New York

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Could a rare Edward Steichen photograph break the auction record for the medium?

One of the highlights of Christie’s upcoming sale of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s collection, Steichen’s 1904 image is a symbol of photography’s transition into the world of fine art

A glorious show of Tudor royal splendour to open at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Masterpieces amassed in Renaissance England are brought together in an exhibition freed from expectations to tell a “hallowed national narrative”

Out of the frying pan and into the future: new Alison Saar limited edition work hints at both the domestic and the celestial

A new work by the artist will be on offer for the first time at Socrates Sculpture Park’s annual benefit, with proceeds going to the park.

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

New York's Spring Break Art Show returns with a bevy of bawdy and bodily projects

The 11th edition of the curator-led fair returns to Armory Week and the former Ralph Lauren offices on Madison Avenue with around 110 exhibitors working under the Burroughsian title "Naked Lunch"

Microsoft mogul Paul Allen’s art collection heads to Christie’s and could be first to hit $1bn

The auction in November includes prized works from Paul Cezanne and Jasper Johns

Manhattan private school to unveil James Turrell work

An ambitious campus redevelopment includes one of the artist’s Skyspace installations

Some of the must-see exhibitions during Upstate Art Weekend in New York

The third annual iteration of the Hudson Valley arts festival features its biggest roster yet, with nearly 150 events and exhibitions

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

Francis Bacon: why Tate returned a 1,000-piece archive

Plus, US photographer of queer women, Alice Austen; and Michel Majerus at Art Basel

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Peter Max saga continues, as his daughter struggles to gain guardianship of the dementia-stricken Pop artist

The artist has been the subject of legal complaints for years regarding both his business and personal care

New podcast reveals lives of queer 19th-century women through letters of photographer Alice Austen

"My Dear Alice" explores, through hundreds of letters written to the unheralded artist, the romantic correspondences of Victorian-era women

Why the sudden deregulation of New York's auction houses could lead to a more transparent art market—and a more opaque one too

With old codes now dispensed of, my hope is to lobby for new oversights that could enforce stricter and clearer rules

What does New York’s abrupt winding back of auction house regulations mean for the art market?

The houses say they will not change their practices, but the move could mean more opaque bidding and guarantees

Proposed museum expansion spells trouble in Manhattan’s Chinatown

A $118m project to expand the Museum of Chinese in America in New York kicks off amid protests centring on plans for a massive new “skyscraper” jail

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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