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The Most Admired Art Dealers of 2014

artnet News
These art world tastemakers had a great year.
2. Francis Bacon, Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards (in 3 parts) (1984) sold at Christie's New York on May 13, 2014 for $80,805,000.

Who Were the Most Expensive European Artists at Auction in 2014?

Coline Milliard
Modern art continues to dominate the top results.

Who Are the 50 Top Selling Female Artists at Auction?

artnet News
We crunched the numbers.
Kazuo Shiraga, Chijikusei Gotenrai (1961) Photo: Courtesy Ketterer Kunst

German Auction Houses Thrive by Embracing Contemporary Market

Annegret Erhard
How do they fend off competition from Christie's and Sotheby's?

The Biggest Auction Year Ever

Eileen Kinsella
Gen Y buyers and emerging markets are driving robust sales.
Frieze New York. Photo: courtesy Frieze Art Fair.

Frieze New York to Host Nearly 200 Exhibitors in 2015

Sarah Cascone
It's never too early to start thinking about Frieze.
Jeff Koons at the opening of Split-Rocker at New York's Rockefeller Center on June 25, 2014. Photo: J Grassi, courtesy Patrick McMullan.

Jeff Koons Sued for Plagiarism

Alexander Forbes
It's not the first time.

Who Are the Top 100 Most Collectible Living Artists for December 2014?

artnet News
Our definitive list, factoring in the November auction results.

Sotheby's Sets New World Record for Photography Auction

Coline Milliard
The market for classic female photographers has the wind in its sails.
Julien FrydmanPhoto: Philippe Lévy

Julien Frydman Quits Paris Photo

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Can his successor continue the fair's impressive growth?

France Refuses to Halt Sale of Hopi Religious Artifacts

Henri Neuendorf
The tribe says this fourth sale of sacred artifacts in two years is "appalling."

Will Contemporary Art Sold Today Be of Any Value in 100 Years?

Benjamin Genocchio
Does monetary value of an artwork have any bearing on its importance?

Vienna Fair Rebrands as Vienna Contemporary

Alexander Forbes
Major changes are afoot as the fair enters its second decade.

Judge Threatens to Put Convicted Dealer Leigh Morse Behind Bars Again

Philip Boroff
The dealer is behind on her restitution payments.
The theft took place in the early hours right next to the Puerta de Alcalá, a landmark right in the center of MadridPhoto via; Madrid Guide

50 Paintings Stolen from Madrid Gallery

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Thieves blasted through an adjacent wall to carry out the heist.

Hopi Tribe Fights to Stop Sale of Sacred Artifacts

Henri Neuendorf
The Holocaust Art Restitution Project has stepped in to help.

Who Are the Most Expensive Women Artists at Auction?

artnet News
Notable sales this year included Cindy Sherman, Joan Mitchell, and Yayoi Kusama.

Amazon Art Takes on eBay With Flexible Pricing Model

Alexander Forbes
Will the new purchase option for art loosen eBay's grip on the online auction market?

Picasso Stolen from Art Fair in Miami

Alexander Forbes
A handsome reward has been offered for the work's return.

Aqua Offers a Friendlier, Kinder Take on the Art Fair

Sarah Cascone
Things get intimate at the hotel venue.

NADA Art Fair Is the Most Fun You'll Have In Miami

Christie Chu
Pig brains, porn, and David Duchovny set the emerging art fair apart.

Art Basel in Miami Beach: The Definitive Sales Report

Eileen Kinsella
Keen South American collectors and well-curated booths drove exceptional business.

Old Masters in London Bask Comfortably in £79 Million Week

Colin Gleadell
A £30.3 million Turner for Sotheby's, a £866,500 Hendrick Bloemaert for Christie's.

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014 is a Rip-Roaring Success

Ben Davis
Don't be afraid to get lost in the art.

CONTEXT Art Miami Sets Its Focus on Emerging Art

Christie Chu
But energy is in woefully short supply.
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