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Kenny Schachter On How Art Dealing Has Become Greedy, Boring, and Mean-Spirited

Kenny Schachter
The art world resembles a playground.
Shafrazi. Photo: Courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

Is Tony Shafrazi's New Gallery Space in Red Hook?

Sarah Cascone
Pioneer Works could have a new neighbor.

Wifredo Lam and Rufino Tamayo Headline New York's Bargain-Filled Latin American Auctions

Eileen Kinsella
Lam's 1947 work Présages is expected to bring in $2–3 million.
Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads (2010)Photo: Phillips

37-Year-Old Tech Billionaire Sean Parker Shells Out $4.4 Million for Ai Weiwei Sculpture

Sarah Cascone
Justin Timberlake played Parker in the film The Social Network.

Frida Kahlo Market Booming Despite Tough Mexican Export Restrictions

Eileen Kinsella
"There is nothing to supply the market."
The Queen Hugo Rittson-Thomas Photo London

The Definitive Photo London Sales Report

Colin Gleadell
There was no denying the high standards.

New Whitney Ignites $100 Million American Art Sales Anchored by Georgia O'Keeffe and Arthur Dove

Sarah P. Hanson
A rare O’Keeffe work from her New York period fetched $3.2 million.
Eugenio Merino Always Thatcher Photo: courtesy Unix Gallery

In Its Third Edition ART15 London Is Still Finding Its Feet

Colin Gleadell
Kitsch rubs shoulders with the genuinely appealing and thought provoking.
Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Dr. Gachet (1890)

Record-Shattering Picasso Sale Heralds Beginning of End of Current Art Market Boom

Ben Davis
The sale surpassed even that of the Portrait of Dr. Gachet.
Gerald Mas, Lady of Bubblegum, 2015Photo: Courtesy of 3 Punts

What To See And Buy At Art 15 London Art Fair

Amah-Rose Abrams
Art15 kicked off in London last night and here are our top picks from the fair.
Pablo Picasso, Les Femme d’Algers (Version “O”), 1955. Courtesy Christie's.

Member of Qatar's Al Thani Family Revealed as Buyer of Record-Breaking $179 Million Picasso

Brian Boucher
The painting likely will not go on display in Qatar due to its nudity.
Miles Aldridge, The Cult of The Self #3 (2013)Photo: Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York

See the Top Ten Booths at Photo London 2015

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
At last, London gets its much-awaited photography fair, and it’s brilliant.
Kcho, Luz propia (Personal Light) (2007)

Will the Havana Biennial 2015 Be a Bonanza for Cuban Artists?

Christian Viveros-Fauné
The biennial could easily be called Black Friday in the Tropics.
Dmitry Rybolvelv

Did Dmitry Rybolovlev Buy Paintings Stolen From Picasso's Stepdaughter?

Eileen Kinsella
Russian billionaire offers to help French authorities investigating Picasso theft.

Photo London Brings Photography's Best to the English Capital

Henri Neuendorf
Get a sneak preview of highlights from the fair.
Jonathan Horowitz has Frieze fair-goers paint dots at Gavin Brown. Photo: artnet News.

See the Top Ten Booths at Frieze New York 2015

Rozalia Jovanovic
Nicole Wermers, Math Bass, and Richard Tuttle delighted us.

Art Miami New York Mixes Blue Chip Masters With Street Art

Eileen Kinsella
Bargains abound at this Miami transplant fair. Check it out.

8 Great Booths To Check Out at NADA Art Fair

Christie Chu
Don't miss the performance by the canine duo Doktor and Maribel.

Phillips $97 Million Sale Interrupted by Woman Fainting as Bids on a Bacon Hit $23 Million

Eileen Kinsella
The most dramatic moment had nothing to do with art.

Why Does The Market for Spanish Modern Artist Joan Miró Just Keep Growing?

Eileen Kinsella
There is money to be made in the Miró market.
A sample of the many dishes being served up at Frieze this weekend. Photo: Sarah Cascone.

A Hungry Art Lover's Guide to the Best Food at Frieze New York

Sarah Cascone
Here's some deliciousness we found.

Dealer Olivier Thomas Detained In France After Theft Accusations by Picasso Heir

Eileen Kinsella
Was a Russian billionaire duped into buying stolen works?
Francis Bacon, Portrait of Henrietta Moraes (1963), oil on canvas. Photo courtesy Christie’s.

$81.9 Million Rothko Leads Christie's Frenzied $658.5 Million Contemporary Art Sale

Brian Boucher
The night started with bidding on 20 works from the Sonnabend collection.
Philomene Pirecki, Desire as a Form of Energy (Grey Text Painting S4 Framed by Grey Text Painting 10) (2015) at Supplement

Ben Davis's Standout Artworks Amid The Chaos of Frieze New York 2015

Ben Davis
Here's what to look for if you are in a hurry and want to see the best.
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