Private galleries

Buy one, gift one free: why collectors acquire two works and give one away

Buying a work and donating another to a museum sounds like a win-win—but who really benefits?

'Gatherings are taboo in the Covid-19 world, so where does that leave experiential art?'

New venture Superblue aims to attract younger audiences by selling tickets for immersive events, but its model is at odds with a socially distanced society

Art marketanalysis

The art market is more neoliberal factory farm than finely balanced ecosystem: now is the time to 'rewild' it

The Covid-19 crisis presents an opportunity for artists to reclaim power from the institutions that buy, sell and show their work

Frieze Los Angeles exhibitors challenge rules preventing them from showing at other fairs

Galleries lament terms that mean they cannot participate in multiple fairs, even when they have different styles and audiences


Manchester collector Frank Cohen and Danish adviser Nicolai Frahm launch a London gallery in a former dairy

After facing a brick wall of bureaucracy in Manchester, the pair looked to the capital to share their collections with the public


Dallas collectors open arts space

The first exhibition will focus on Italian and Japanese art from the 1950s-1970s


Young collector Steve Rosenblum plans social space in Paris

The space will resemble a home and host dinners and educational events

François Pinault poaches leading Paris fair director

Martin Bethenod to head collector’s Venice venues as disquiet grows over stalled exhibition programme


Berlin techno club adds art centre to its offerings

Tresor will have new neighbours including art, books, and a Japanese garden


Another private collector opens his own gallery

A new contemporary art gallery for Barcelona

Leopold Museum in Vienna accused over Nazi-looted art

Institution says restitution laws don’t apply as it is a private gallery


Private equity millionaire Adu Advaney to open a London gallery

Indian collectors are starting to buy contemporary art by their compatriots

Wall Street collector opens private gallery in Chelsea

Artist Chuck Close is curating the inaugural show this month

Russia’s largest private gallery opens

Collector and dealer Alexander Yakut's new enterprise is his most ambitious yet