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Four Questions for Alexis Pentcheff
The young Marseille gallery Alexis Pentcheff has succeeded in forging a name beyond this country's borders. Four questions for its owner on the tenth…
What Does the TEFAF Report Reveal About How Galleries Work?
Carried out by Anders Petterson of ArtTactic on a very small sample of 142 people, the new TEFAF report, now focused on market segments, investigates…
London: Future Prospects
As the panic over Brexit grows ever more frenetic, two London art fairs, ArtRooms and the London Art Fair, provide a glimpse of a more positive future.…
Brexit: Deal or No Deal?
As the deadline for Brexit approaches, and a possible agreement between the UK and Brussels on a brokered exit remains uncertain, how will this affect…
All Quiet on the Eastern Front
Moscow may be a mega-city, but it generally seems to lag behind in terms of contemporary art. We look at the local offering, focusing on the Winzavod…
TEFAF Maastricht Holds its Own
Despite slightly lower attendance, the 2018 edition of TEFAF Maastricht was an upbeat experience for many art dealers.
A Brilliant Showing by Artists' Jewellery
The artists' jewellery market has been on the up for the last ten years, with help from several specialist galleries. These miniature works of art…
Art Basel Miami in 2017
With 268 galleries and a new-look exhibition area, the 16th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach holds the perfect conditions to take over the American…
Robbie Fitzpatrick Gambles on Paris
When Robbie Fitzpatrick throws himself into a new venture, he doesn't do things by halves. After five years directing a contemporary art gallery in…
Fine Arts Paris: First Round
A new player in the antique art fair arena, Fine Arts Paris is counting on both beginner’s luck and its organising team’s expertise to score its first…
Diana Widmaier-Picasso, Curating an Exhibition Devoted to her Mother Maya
Pablo Picasso and Marie-Thérèse Walter's granddaughter is staging an exhibition devoted to her mother, Maya, at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris. A chance…
Victoria Siddall: Frieze Mistress
Frieze continues to fire the European art fair circuit with dynamic energy. A progress report with its director, the talented Victoria Siddall.
The Kugels: A Taste for the Beautiful
In 2004, they left Rue Saint-Honoré in Paris and moved into a private mansion on Quai Anatole France, opposite the Tuileries: a 1,000-square-metre…
Jorge Coll: Making New with Old
After opening a gallery in London with his associate Nicolás Cortés, Jorge Coll is now heading Colnaghi. He tells us about the new-look profession…
Frieze Plays the Star in Los Angeles
Although many a fair (like Paris Photo from 2013 to 2015) has come a cropper there, the indomitable British Frieze, with its golden touch, has now…
Ole Høstbo in the Vanguard
The founder of the Dansk Møbelkunst gallery certainly helped the emergence of the Scandinavian design market. Specialising in 20th century furniture…
PAD Paris: Right in the 21st Century
With an influx of young dealers and changes in art lovers' taste, the presence of contemporary design is gradually changing the image of PAD (3 to…
2019: A Vintage TEFAF in Maastricht
This year the Netherlands fair muscled up its contemporary art section to attract a new clientele. To stay in pole position, the team creamed off the…
Flavin Judd: A Duty of Memory
During the exhibition devoted to his father, Donald Judd, which he is curating at the Thaddaeus Ropac gallery, Flavin Judd gives us a frank picture…
The Latin American Wave
Though with a lower profile and fewer record prices than the English-speaking and European markets, Latin American art market is still a major showcase…
Howard Greenberg: From Archive to History
With the passing decades, the New York gallery owner has established himself as a major 20th-century photography specialist, representing key names…
Artsy and the Myth of Sisyphus
Recycle someone else’s idea, pitch to investors, raise money, fail to make a profit, start again. How many times can Artsy roll the stone up the mountain…
Art Brussels, Fair Weather in the Aisles
Although facing competition from Berlin Gallery weekend and, to a lesser extent, Art Monte Carlo, the Brussels Fair closed its doors on a rather cheerful…
Art World Mourns “Grandmother of the Nouvelle Vague”, Agnès Varda
The French New Wave film-maker died on 29 March, aged 90. Her affinities with painting led her to become a visual artist late in life.
A New Fair for Chicago
The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) announced the September launch of a contemporary art fair in the Windy City.
"Cultures" in Brussels: Reaping the Benefits?
The synergy between the arts of elsewhere and yesteryear is palpable for the fourth year running, as the event at the Grand Sablon looks set to become…
Victor Gisler, an Outsider’s Life
On the eve of a new edition of Art Basel, Victor Gisler, from the Mai 36 gallery, looks back at his career and recent trends in the art world.
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Artsy Cofounder Sebastian Cwilich Joins Gagosian
The former president of Artsy is joining the Gagosian Gallery as part-time senior advisor.
Masterpiece 2019: Ending the Season on a High Note
Many exhibitors at Masterpiece, the last international fair before the summer break, are likely to go on holiday with a song in their hearts.
What Have Galleries Got Lined Up for the Biennale Paris?
For the new autumn season, several Paris galleries have pulled out all the stops, with outstanding hangs designed to resonate with the fair occupying…
District 13 Urban Art Fair: Already an Institution
The District 13 – International Art Fair returns to Drouot with a specialised selection of international galleries, establishing itself as a solid…
PAD London: Brexit Ain't Scary!
Neither regulars nor newcomers have any fears over its success: the quality and exclusiveness of their designer pieces ensure a powerful identity for…
Appointments & Prizes
Brady Doty, Senior Director of the David Zwirner Gallery
In the latest move on America’s dynamic contemporary art market, Brady Doty will join the David Zwirner Gallery as Senior Director.
Bertrand Gautier: An Appetite for Risk
Talabardon & Gautier Gallery, a founding member of Fine Arts Paris, is known for its famous discoveries due to the work of passionate, even jubilant…
Gilles Diyan: Gallery Owner and Entrepreneur
As Opera Gallery celebrates its first quarter century in 2019, its president and founder Gilles Diyan talks about changes in the art market and the…
Art Basel Miami Beach: Unaffected by Hard Times
These few days in early December, when transactions were particularly active, proved yet again that Americans still dominate the contemporary art market.…
Brafa, the Art of Mixing Without Hang-ups
One of the world’s most beautiful art and antiques fairs, Brafa opens the art market season. Here’s a sneak preview.
The Templons: Contemporary Art Gallery Owners from Father to Son
At 33, Mathieu Templon joined his father's company (based in Paris) by taking over the Brussels branch. Although son and father may not always agree…
Artgenève Confirms its Status as a Fair for Connoisseurs
The Geneva art fair founded by Thomas Hug is doing well, with a 2020 edition attesting to a savvy, intimate setup appreciated by exhibitors and public…
Zona Maco: A Beacon of Art in Latin America
The 14 th edition of the Mexican fair took place from 5 to 9 February in the country's capital. Despite a tough economic context, high-quality exhibitors…
Frieze: A Decided Niche in Los Angeles
The second edition of the Californian fair, held from 13 to 16 February in the Paramount Studios, confirmed the considerable potential of the first.…
Pearl Lam Does Away with the Boundaries Between Contemporary Art and Design
Between Hong Kong and Shanghai, Chinese gallery owner Pearl Lam campaigns for intercultural dialogue and the recognition of Chinese contemporary art…
ARCO Madrid: To the Tunes of Latin American Music
Sales were slow but steady at the 39 th edition of this refreshing fair focusing on Spain and Latin America.
Ben Brown: A Gallery Owner with a Sharp Eye
One of the top connoisseurs of post-war Italian art, former auctioneer Ben Brown has founded two galleries, in London and Hong Kong, where contemporary…
The Armory Show Withstands the Epidemic
The coronavirus did not get the better of the 26 th edition of the New York art fair, which ran until March 8 on the quays of the Hudson River. Collectors…
Fairs and Shows: How to Watch Your Back
As the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic continue to spread, art market professionals are pinning their hopes on the cancellation cover. What do they…
The Coronavirus Disrupted This 2020 Edition – One That Featured a Wealth of Major Works, too.
The 2020 TEFAF edition will go down in history: offering both quality and quantity, it managed to save the day in an unprecedented context.
The Virtual Art Fair Takes its First Tentative Steps
Cancelled because of Covid-19, the Art Basel Hong Kong fair took place from 18 to 25 March thanks to online viewing. Though the results may not have…
The Art Market 2020: A Bit of a Mixed Bag
Despite a certain rebound, the art market has been seesawing between happy surprises and severe slumps. This is what emerges from the (fascinating)…
David Stern and Lélia Pissarro: A Family Art
Within their family, the dealers David Stern and Lélia Pissarro cultivate a heritage that involves both their relatives and art history: those of Camille…
The Virtual Waltz of the Galleries
When the coronavirus hit, the art world went online to try and offset plummeting sales and falling numbers of visitors while taking time to reflect…
Agnès Kentish, Timeless Design
Agnès Kentish launched Élizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti at her gallery En attendant les barbares. Today she features designers’ creations inspired…
The idea is not a new one. Even before Penn or Avedon, Man Ray and Paul Outerbridge were already juggling art and fashion. With Philip-Lorca diCorcia…
Hervé Van der Straeten and Alexandre Biaggi: A Pair of Aesthetes
Hervé Van der Straeten designed a collection for antique dealer Alexandre Biaggi – a match made in heaven for two people with a love of decorative…
Marie Delas: The Champion of Paris Gallery Weekend
As Paris Gallery Weekend shapes up to a 7 th edition in highly charged circumstances, we talk to Marie Delas, its new young director.
Iwan Wirth, Visionary and Human
With his wife Manuela Wirth and his acolyte Marc Payot, he is co-president of the mighty Hauser & Wirth gallery. While participating in the Art Basel…
Covid-19, the Moment the Art World Was Forced to Go Digital
The COVID-19 pandemic acutely impacted art galleries traditionally reliant on physical interaction prodding them into the digital realm. As galleries…
Jean-Marc Lelouch: "Ceramics Are Underpriced"
As the Parcours céramique brings together 19 Paris galleries, the dealer discussed ceramics, long considered contemporary art's poor relative.
The Art Basel Report on the Impact of Covid-19
The art market is known to be particularly sensitive to the global economic and social context. Galleries are known to have suffered from the health…
Art Paris: An Unexpected Success
This 22 nd edition will go down as a red-letter day, when the event's weak point, in being essentially a French affair, became a strength in the context…
Appointments & Prizes
Kyla McMillan Joins David Zwirner
David Zwirner has hired a determined-looking young woman to head his influential contemporary art gallery.
Viewing Rooms: Assessing the Model
As a new season of online fairs begins, what initial conclusions can we draw from these alternative platforms?
The Outsider Art Fair: A Very Special Edition
American galleries account for over half the participants in the eighth Paris Outsider Art Fair, which combines physical exhibitions at Drouot with…
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Gallery Owner Jacqueline Martins Wants to Showcase Brazilian Artwork
Opening a space in Brussels on October 15, the gallery owner from São Paulo is bypassing the health crisis by focusing on local programing with an…
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Collector Adora Mba Aims to Promote Emerging African Artists
Before opening her own contemporary art gallery in Accra, Ghana, on October 15, this gallery owner and collector was a journalist and art consultant…
Art Market Overview: In New York, the Impossibility of Rent Reductions
In 2020, the city’s galleries have fallen victim to an insoluble crisis.
Small Fairs in Paris: A Determined Resistance
Despite the cancelation of the FIAC , several Paris fairs were held in the capital between October 15 and 25. While not always successful in terms…
Art Market Overview: Small American Galleries in Trouble
The Art Newspaper magazine looked at how small American art galleries are surviving the Covid-driven crisis, given the freezing of the second federal…
London Art Week Winter Goes Online
The winter edition of London Art Week (LAW), a major bi-annual event for London’s classical art market, will take place online from November 27 to…
Fine Arts Paris in the Digital Age
The fair’s organizers are moving it online because, in the absence of physical contact, that is the only space left where dialog remains possible.…
Jean-Louis Herlédan: Waking up the Carré Rive Gauche
As president for the past four years of the Carré Rive Gauche, an association of Saint-Germain-des-Prés antique dealers and art galleries, Jean-Louis…
Mini-Fairs Are Thriving During the Health Crisis
The paralysis affecting big events is encouraging some gallery owners to launch their own projects: a fitting approach fostering a return to the local…
Fine Arts Paris 2020: "Online Only"
After four years of brisk growth, Fine Arts Paris , like other fairs, went online due to Covid-19. Here is an assessment.
BRAFA in the Galleries: An International Fair
The Belgian government’s anti-Covid restrictions have not prompted the cancellation of BRAFA. However, the Brussels eclectic fair will take place not…
The Salon du Dessin and Drawing Now Art Fair Come Together
Two French fairs are joining forces to boost their impact on a market yearning for a return to normality.
BRAFA is Coming to a Location Near You…
If you don't go to BRAFA, it will come to you! The Brussels art fair is taking place in galleries, online and on video in response to the health crisis.…
Happy Birthday Ropac Gallery!
t he Thaddaeus Ropac g allery was founded in Salzburg in 1983 and opened up a Paris branch 30 years ago. Since then it has become one of the world’s…
FIAC Goes Online
The Paris contemporary art fair has released the list of participants in its first Online Viewing Rooms from March 2 to 7 (the first two days are reserved…
Appointments & Prizes
Dagny Corcoran Joins Marian Goodman to Expand Gallery into Publishing
The venerable Marian Goodman appointed Dagny Corcoran to head the Books and Multiples Department at her New York, London and Paris galleries.
Claude Viallat: Still Going Strong
A new show again attests to 85-year-old French artist Claude Viallat ’s ability to do something new while always remaining true to himself.
BRAFA in the Galleries: A Satisfying Edition
In a climate that is uncertain, to say the least, BRAFA has signed off on a successful 66th edition. Though there was no miracle formula for the Brussels…
The FIAC Online Viewing Rooms
The FIAC is the last fair to launch its digital version, with a very convincing preview. Stay tuned...
The Highly Exclusive St. Moritz
Lying in the Upper Engadine at an altitude of 1,856 m, the village of St. Moritz becomes a holiday home for many collectors each winter.
Brett Gorvy, on Navigating New Realities as Gallerist
We talked to Brett Gorvy, the co-founder of Lévy Gorvy, former Christie’s Chairman, and Instagram sensation, about the changing horizons of today’s…
Art Market Overview: What Galleries Can Learn From Online Buyers
To size up the digital market’s potential, TEFAF requested an analysis from Berlin strategy consultant Kerstin Gold, who founded the think tank Artpreneur.io…
Art Dubai: Fairs Are Starting Up Again
The Emirates are hosting one of the first physical fairs of the year.
Between the Primary and Secondary Markets, Galleries Wear Two Hats
This spring, Emmanuel Perrotin will open his ninth space in the heart of Paris’s Golden Triangle focusing on the purchase and resale of works on the…
Menart Art Fair Makes the Middle East Shine
The Middle East and North Africa now have their own international fair. Laure d’Hauteville, founder and director of the Beirut Art Fair , has just…
Art Basel Dives into Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
On February 25, Art Basel staged a conference to shed light on how art professionals were coping with new anti-money laundering regulations on both…
Art Market Overview: Rising Prices for Paintings by American Artist Robert Colescott
Twelve years after his death, the price index for works by the American New Figuration painter Robert Colescott (1925-2009) are soaring.
Art Basel Hong Kong: A Hybrid Format
After an absence of over two years because of the pandemic, Art Basel is making a comeback in Hong Kong.
Online Sales and Confidentiality
At a time of booming online art sales, user data are worth their weight in gold. But what are the consequences for collectors and galleries?
Art Brussels Week: A Fair Without the Fair
Fairs are still off the agenda in Belgium, so Art Brussels Week 2021 had to reinvent itself and design a new format at the last minute.
Welcome Back, Paris Gallery Weekend!
Nearly 130 galleries will participate in the eighth four-day Paris Gallery Weekend—a record reflecting the vibrancy of the Paris art scene and dealers’…
Art Dealers Await You on the Right Bank
Two art events are coming to the Right Bank in Paris: Parcours du Faubourg, and the return of Nocturne Rive Droite.
The 20th Edition of Quartier Art Drouot Spotlights Drawing
On June 16, galleries in the 9 th arrondissement of Paris will join forces for the 20 th Biennial "Quartier Art Drouot."
Appointments & Prizes
Nicola Vassell Opens a Gallery
Nicola Vassell's new space in Chelsea is one of the rare Black-owned galleries in New York.
Denis Gardarin: Creating Opportunities for Women Artists and Collectors in the Arts
Leading Goodman Gallery’s first US venture in East Hampton, New York, Denis Gardarin gives us an insight into his rich career, passion for working…
The Salon du Dessin Returns to Paris
One of the art world’s leading events is making an eagerly awaited comeback and celebrating its 30 th anniversary at the Palais Brongniart.
Go Monaco! MAW and Artmonte-Carlo Coincide
Originally set for April 30 to May 3, Monaco Art Week (MAW) is taking place from July 13 to 18, overlapping with artmonte-carlo, which will be at the…
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Florent Paumelle Represents a Second Generation of Gallery Owners
A champion of abstract art, Florent Paumelle has been running the Oniris gallery in Rennes, which was founded by his mother when he was a teenager,…
Art Paris Is First In Line
Art Paris is opening the art fair season in France, attracting a rising number of galleries.
Parcours des Mondes Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Paris
An open-air art fair dedicated to Non-Western arts, which has become a major event since its creation in 2002, Parcours des Mondes is celebrating its…
Fresh Faces and Innovation for the 14th Edition of Brussels Gallery Weekend
One thing is clear for the fourteenth edition of Brussels Gallery Weekend, from 9 to 12 September: more and more dealers are setting up shop in the…
Against All Odds, Art Basel Will Take Place
Following Art Paris , Photo London and the Armory Show, it is Art Basel’s turn to return to the fray from September 23 - 26.
An International Public for Parcours des Mondes
The 20 th edition of Parcours des Mondes ended successfully on September 1.
The Art Paris Fair Inaugurates the Grand Palais Ephémère
The first fair to take place in the new fall season crush, Art Paris attracted new major galleries while maintaining an intermediate level.
Frieze London: An Appetizer
On the morning of September 14, giant pineapples and fine resin silhouettes in Regent's Park were already heralding an eagerly-awaited return.
Art Basel Points to a Recovery in the Art Market
In a calm atmosphere without the Americans, the major contemporary art gathering, which closed on September 26, sent a strong signal to the market:…
Sculpture in the Spotlight at the Nicolas Bourriaud Gallery
Loyal to 19th and 20th-century sculptors, Nicolas Bourriaud is spotlighting their work in his new space on Quai Voltaire in Paris: 30-odd pieces rigorously…
FIAC in Paris: Back for Real
After a period online, the FIAC is making a physical return, in a new space on the Champ-de-Mars. Dealers are optimistic, though fully aware of the…
Fine Arts Paris: An Assortment of Specialties
The fair, originally dedicated to paintings and sculptures, is broadening its horizons and becoming less specialized, with 69 galleries in tow, including…
FIAC 2021: An Attractive Ecosystem
Rarely has an edition of the International Contemporary Art Fair been so eagerly awaited. The 47th edition, which closed on Sunday October 24 at the…
Vienna Art Week: A Signal to the Galleries
Vienna Art Week is taking place in the Austrian capital from November 12 to 19, with 200 events scheduled and 35,000 visitors expected.
The Age of Louis XIV on Show at the Alexis Bordes Gallery in Paris
With this hang, Alexis Bordes focuses on a few aspects of art from the Age of Louis XIV in a dozen works: mythological scenes, portraits and a still…
Paris Photo: Practically the Good Old Days
Paris Photo exhibitors gave positive feedback on the fair, now back after 2020's cancellation. And though there were fewer visitors—58,000 vs. 70,500…
Amin Jaffer: Curator of the Al Thani Collection
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