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Annette Schönholzer Photo: Courtesy Art Basel

Is Art Basel in Turmoil?

Alexander Forbes
Annette Schönholzer is the second of the fair's directors to resign in a month.
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Gucci, YSL, and More Sue Alibaba for Selling Fakes

Eileen Kinsella
Luxury brands call China's e-commerce giant a "pirate."
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Vintage Cars Overtake Art on Luxury Asset Racetrack

Rozalia Jovanovic
Rare car market revs up as $38 million Ferrari 250 GTO breaks record.
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First Superman Comic Breaks $2 Million on eBay

David LaGaccia
Will Action Comics #1 set a new record for most expensive comic sold at auction?
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The Future of Commercial Art Galleries, Part Two

Anthony Haden-Guest
The art world has shifted into high-speed. What does this mean for dealers?

Will Art Basel Lose A Major Sponsor?

Alexander Forbes
Switzerland wants to ban tobacco brands from funding international events.

Spring 1883 Is the Enticing Boutique Fair Down Under

Jane O'Sullivan
New kid on the block draws established collectors and new fairgoers alike.

Melbourne Art Fair Delivers Buoyant Sales and Attendance

Jane O'Sullivan
A revamped floor plan and affordable prices bring back buyers.

Hot Trends at the Melbourne Art Fair

Jane O'Sullivan
From Indigenous art to edgy salt sculptures, a showcase of the old and new alike.

Artspace Sale Augurs Inevitable Shake-Out in Online Art Sales

Benjamin Genocchio
It's time for some honest talk about online art sellers.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Super-Jewel at Sotheby’s Hong Kong

Christie Chu
What do 4,698 diamonds look like?

Must-See Art Guide: Los Angeles

Alissa Darsa
Photography shows at the Getty, the De Soto Gallery, M+B, and more.

Sotheby’s Exec Hectors Media after Sales Drop

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Auction house bristles at analysis of first half results.
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What Sotheby’s Isn’t Advertising About Its Private Sales

Philip Boroff
SEC filing reveals private sales down 48 percent in first half of 2014.
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Shanghai Gallery Beat

Sam Gaskin
Showing Feng Mengbo, Tobias Rosenberger, Shan Feiming, and others.

Big Market for Tiny Furniture

Eileen Kinsella
Dollhouse and dollhouse collections are big draws for regional auction houses.

Wine Forger Rudy Kurniawan Gets 10 Years in Prison

Eileen Kinsella
Fake wine, a counterfeit kitchen, and bad intentions do not pay off.
Works from Conrad Atkinson's Billboard series (left) and Gilbert and George's Perv Duo Desecrate Tate Modern: Pictures (2007) Photos: Courtesy Conrad Atkinson and via White Cube

Artist Claims Gilbert and George Stole his Idea

Alexander Forbes
Can an artist patent the newspaper?
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Court Saves Jörg Immendorff Copy

Alexander Forbes
His widow wanted the work destroyed.

The 10 Highest Prices for Art at Auction in July

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A closer look at the top-selling lots, from Bacon to Brueghel.
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A Tale of Two Leonardos

Rozalia Jovanovic
Enter the shadowy world of Leonardo da Vinci forgeries.
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Loretta Würtenberger in Conversation

Marion Maneker
PODCAST: Würtenberger discusses her forthcoming book and the thorny issue of estates.

4Chan Conceptual Artwork Reaches $90,000 on eBay

Sarah Cascone
Are we witnessing Internet history, or just a Conceptual art prank?
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Stolen Cini Foundation “Rembrandt” Found after 35 Years

Alexander Forbes
Police had more than one piece of bad news for its French owner.
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Are Young People Comfortable Spending Big Bucks Online?

Philip Boroff
Sotheby's eBay alliance could dilute three centuries of cultivated snobbery.
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