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Is Frieze New York well placed to jolt an iffy art market?

Dealers hope the fair will create some momentum during a sluggish season

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Christie’s pulls off a safe 21st-century evening sale in New York, powered largely by a $58m Basquiat

While a handful of lots—including new records for Diane Arbus and Simone Leigh—created a buzz in saleroom, bids felt reined in amid economic uncertainty

At Tefaf New York, dealers spotlight work by women

Gallerists at the fair say more collectors are invested in greater gender diversity among their holdings and are keen to invest in art by women

Dreams and nightmares abound at New York's Independent art fair

The latest spring edition of the fair places an emphasis on phantasmagorical figuration

Stephen Friedman opening New York location in Tribeca

It’s the latest in a long line of galleries to open in the upscale New York neighbourhood

The Armory Show lines up more than 225 galleries for fair’s third year at sprawling Javits Center

The fair has grown to be among the largest in the world since it began as a hotel fair in 1994

New York, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Linz ... Which city has the best digital art?

With the power to show works simultaneously in different countries, digital art does not really need to "be" anywhere. But where it is being created, exhibited and funded has a deep impact on how the work is made

Lauren Halsey's Metropolitan Museum rooftop commission: a pharaonic temple merging ancient Egypt with Los Angeles

For the New York installation, the Californian artist has carved onto a concrete pavilion references to Afrofuturism and funk music and images of her family and friends

The three top Van Gogh exhibitions of the year all open this May

Shows in Amsterdam, Chicago and New York break new ground, presenting the artist’s finest work done on the outskirts of Paris and in Provence

The surprising home of Surrealism in New York is chronicled in new book

Stanley William Hayter’s Atelier 17 became a crucible for American and European artists during the Second World War

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A message from Yayoi Kusama: ‘Let Us Sing Together a Song from the Heart of the Universe!’

Japanese artist issues upbeat missive to coincide with New York show featuring new Infinity Mirror Room

Emily Fisher Landau, contemporary art collector and important Whitney Museum benefactor, has died, aged 102

Landau, whose discerning eye and aesthetic curiosity made her a fixture in the art world from the 1980s onward, began collecting after receiving an insurance settlement for a jewellery heist at her home

Asia Week New York bounces back from Covid-19 restrictions with $131m in sales

A print of the "Great Wave" by Hokusai sold for a record-breaking $2.8m at Christie’s during the series of exhibitions and auctions

The Met down 1.7 million visitors compared to pre-pandemic level—the biggest drop of any US art museum

The New York institution, usually the most popular art museum in the US, was overtaken in 2022 by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

Art is placed centre stage in Broadway play about photographer Larry Sultan

And big-name contemporary art stars alongside Willem Dafoe in a new heist film

Frieze New York lines up mega-galleries and some new faces for fair's 2023 edition

The fair will welcome more than 60 galleries as the event remains on a smaller scale than before the Covid-19 pandemic

New York court rules against repatriation of ancient artefact to Turkey

A marble idol known as the “Stargazer” will remain in the collection of billionaire Michael Steinhardt

Female cult leaders, clay creatures and pink rooms: highlights from this year’s Outsider Art Fair in New York

This marks the 31st iteration of the fair, which champions self-taught, folk, naïve and outsider artists

A new show at Dia Chelsea aims to be a glowing tribute to Chryssa and her neons

The influence of New York on the Greek-born artist informs an exhibition designed to fill in the gaps of her story

Putting down roots: Wangechi Mutu takes over New Museum

Dedicating its entire space to a single artist for the first time, the museum's show traces the Kenya-born artist’s 25-year career

Nigeria’s pivotal election: what's the future of art and culture in the country?

Plus, the Met: a guard’s memoir and Hubert Robert at Stockholm's Nationalmuseum

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New York gallery migration continues as Marian Goodman and Alexander Gray plot moves to same Tribeca block

The galleries, longtime fixtures of the Midtown and Chelsea gallery districts, will open directly across Broadway from each other

Turkey-Syria earthquake: the race to save damaged heritage sites

Plus, Alice Neel's largest UK show and a dazzling turn-of-the-century blanket

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Museum of Natural History’s new science and nature centre to open to New York public this spring

Dramatic extension to the 140-year-old building is inspired by the “Manhattanhenge” illusion

'Manhattan favourite 303 gallery stays relevant by staying small'

A new show by Esteban Jefferson affirms that the Chelsea gallery takes a reassuringly traditional approach to bringing on new talent

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Photofairs New York will be 'cutting edge' new director Helen Toomer says

Newly appointed head of fair shares her plans ahead of inaugural edition in 2023