Russian art market

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'No one feels ambivalent towards Russia': Jo Vickery on leaving Sotheby's, launching her art advisory and looking beyond politics

Despite its size and power, Russia is a blindspot for the international art market but Vickery wants to change that perception

Original or fake? Museum Ludwig puts its Russian avant-garde art to the test

New exhibition reveals 22 falsely attributed works discovered in German museum's collection

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Elaborate, traditional pieces sold well at the latest auctions

Chinese and Russian buyers with a taste for the ornate have added a new layer of bidding and are forcing prices ever higher

National Institute of Independent Expertise founded to root out fakes in Russian art market

The organisation, the brainchild of coin collector Vladimir Kazakov and The East European Auction house, aims to ensure that the provenance of a piece has been checked via an unbiased system

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Trends in collecting: Are domestic collectors ready to take on the world?

While the Russians are branching out, Indian collectors don't stray far from home

Art fairsarchive

Financial crisis scuppers Moscow World Fine Art Fair

Exhibitors fear that collectors will no longer make high-price purchases

Modigliani sold to Russian buyer

The artist's portrait of Picasso is now part of a Moscow private collection

Auctionsarchive

“There is so much money in the market now that... price seems to be irrelevant”

Oil-rich private collectors are dominating the salerooms and pushing aside dealers and investment funds

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Moscow dealers to open art centre in former wine factory

Businessmen and collectors fund $4m complex

Fake art: “Criminality in the Russian art market has reached alarming levels”

Tretyakov curator speaks out and admits being taken in by forgers