Art Market Eye
Georgina Adam, our editor-at-large, comments on major art market trends and their impact on the trade. Her column appears on the first Thursday of every month on our website and in our Art Market Eye newsletter in which our art market editors Anna Brady, Anny Shaw and Kabir Jhala analyse the latest news and works coming up for sale. Sign-up here
Death of a wannabe 'mega' gallery—was the closure of Blain Southern an outlier or the canary in the mine?
Gallery's demise could be symptomatic of the growing polarisation of the art market
Millennials—monsters, or saviours of the art market?
What do young collectors want, what do they buy, and, as they become richer, will they add rocket fuel to the art market—or blow it up entirely?
Why the catalogue raisonné is the forger's bible
An international conference considered the challenges and risks— not to mention the sheer size of publications
Fakes! Why are we seeing so many counterfeits?
Artistic fraudsters are still pushing their luck—creating works ranging from the barely believable to the downright hilarious
Piece by piece: the issues with fractional ownership of art
Billed as the next big thing, schemes to sell shares in works of art have yet to excite the market
Global recession looms—but there's a new twist
Burgeoning private museums offer cause for hope among economic uncertainty and geopolitical turbulence
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