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Ten questions gallerists should be asking themselves now

Is gallery space still worth paying rent for or will Instagram replace it all? Art Basel director Marc Spiegler gives us the answers

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Ten questions all gallerists should be asking themselves now

Is gallery space still worth paying rent for or will Instagram replace it all? Art Basel director Marc Spiegler gives us the answers

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Mega-galleries

A generation of dealers is going global by opening additional spaces worldwide

Is this new international gallery explosion a good move?

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May 2007

The problem with art advisers

In 2007 we observed that while most are seen as opportunistic shoppers, some are as knowledgeable as museum curators

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Art fairs

Allora & Calzadilla: sonic warfare for Moore Space project

The artists have installed a concrete-grey fortification inside the gallery as an anti-war statement

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Jeffrey Deitch

The Paper/Deitch Art Store: Shop sells real stuff made by artists

From 99¢ to $9,999,999

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Art fairs

The trouble with art fairs: curators, collectors and dealers are starting to feel fatigued

As the sheer number of annual events continues to grow, fair fatigue has become a common condition

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Frieze

Frieze: For one week London became the centre of the art world

The annual event in Regent’s Park is a new magnet for artists, collectors and dealers

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Collectors

Why collectors are moving from the wall to the floor: negotiating the logistics of sculptural acquisitions

Trends in real estate and the prestige factor have influenced recent preferences in the private market for sculptural works

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American art

Is there an ongoing American Renaissance in contemporary art?

Spotlight shifts from German artists to their US counterparts as Saatchi, Rubells and others mount exhibitions of their work

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Takashi Murakami

Murakami to Gagosian?

Japanese artist and curator may have moved on from his gallerist of 10 years

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Art Basel

"It was the world's most important fair before I came, it is now, and it will continue to be after I've left": Interview with Art Basel director Sam Keller

After his intention to step down from Basel goes public, Sam Keller discusses the fair's evolution, his legacy, and pastures new at the Beyeler Foundation

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Martin Kippenberger

The posthumous rise of Martin Kippenberger

The German artist’s work has become a favourite among curators and collectors—but only since his death a decade ago

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Art market

Renewed interest in American art marks the beginning of the so-called 'American Renaissance'

Galleries across the world are featuring growing numbers of pieces by American artists

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Robert Rauschenberg

Obrist, Rosenquist and more pay tribute to Robert Rauschenberg

The opening Bulgari Conversation spoke fondly of the artist who was welcomed with spontaneous applause

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June 2005

'The art trade is the last major unregulated market'

Is it time for reform? Murky dealings came to light in 2005 as more collectors began to enter the scene—and brought their cases to court

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Art Basel

New strategy for Art Basel includes the selection of thematically linked works by dealers

Curation will be promoted over serendipitous choices by Art Cabinet, a scheme debuting at Art Basel/Miami Beach

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Art market

Today’s frenetic art world pushes criticism to the sidelines—and many critics are not helping matters

Do art critics still matter?

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Arco

ARCO, Madrid: Big crowds, but few buyers

A Frida Kahlo—not for sale—pulled in 180,000 viewers

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Art market

Financiers lacking art knowledge are increasingly collecting art as investment, rather than out of passion

The Art Newspaper discusses the surrounding points of views

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Art market

Speculators angering dealers over collecting without passion for art

Young financiers want to build a diversified portfolio

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Art dealers

Do contemporary dealers still need galleries?

Larry Gagosian has just opened a new, 1,400-square-metre space in London. But is such grandeur still necessary?

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Contemporary art

The globalisation of the art market, the rise of mega galleries and proliferation of art fairs is putting strain on young artists, even while they reap the rewards

The market today requires that young artists have global representation, but unless they embrace Warholesque production techniques few can keep pace with the demand this entails