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Politics

LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump work adopted in Nantes

The protest work He Will Not Divide US has been moved four times after attacks by far-right extremists and vandals in the US and UK

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Art market

Tracey Emin, Carl Freedman and Jonathan Viner establish Margate 'arts district'

The artist is setting up a sculpture studio, while the London dealers are opening second galleries in the same former printing warehouse

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Exhibitions

Alfredo Jaar condemns “brutal” CIA torture chambers

Artist unveils his “black site” installation in Yorkshire as Guardian article reveals the suffering of prisoners shackled in dungeons in Afghanistan and Thailand

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Art market

Subdued Sotheby’s sale, despite record for Josef Albers

Contemporary auction followed a lacklustre Italian sale, prompting calls for the latter to be shelved

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Frieze 2017

Katharina Grosse: What would our mothers say?

The German painter celebrates the work of other female artists in her first London institutional show

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Frieze 2017

Marrakech Biennale cancelled due to lack of funds

Seventh edition had been scheduled for February 2018

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Frieze 2017

Artists step up to the plate in statues debate

Colonial monuments and the US flag are subverted at Frieze London

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Frieze 2017

Gilbert & George: East Enders

The British artist duo show us around their London stomping ground

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Frieze 2017

Gilbert & George to open London foundation in 2019

Former East End brewery will display duo’s “difficult” works

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Art market

1:54 fair in London turns its gaze to North Africa

Contemporary African art fair welcomes unprecedented numbers of galleries from the region ahead of Marrakech launch

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Art market

US institutions dominate Sotheby’s inaugural museum prize

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Nasher Museum share the first $250,000 award for shows on Middle Eastern and South Asian art, and Latin American Pop

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Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George take charge of their legacy

Shows in New York, Paris and London mark the artists’ 50th anniversary

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Foundations

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo to launch Madrid foundation

Italian collector will show works from her vast contemporary art collection at the Matadero cultural complex

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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth to open Hong Kong gallery next spring

Swiss dealers will occupy a space in the new H Queens development, as well as establishing offices in Shanghai and Beijing 

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Exhibitions

Alfredo Jaar reveals CIA’s torture chambers

The 101 trees in “garden of good and evil” will continue to grow at Yorkshire Sculpture Park long after artist’s solo show

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Exhibitions

Story of Michael Jackson’s influence on contemporary artists to be told for first time

London’s National Portrait Gallery is to host exhibition featuring more than 40 leading artists including Andy Warhol, Isaac Julien and Faith Ringgold

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Barbican

Barbican 'in discussion' to preserve Banksy murals inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition

British street artist’s latest works poke fun at the zero-tolerance approach to graffiti around the London gallery

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Art fairs

Turkish art world rallies behind Contemporary Istanbul after ‘difficult year’

New director, new date and new layout help art fair get off to a positive start

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Art market

London commercial scene shake-up as galleries expand in the capital

Modern Art and Herald Street are opening second spaces; König Galerie is coming to town

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Ai Weiwei

Lest we forget: Ai Weiwei’s first show in Turkey is a meditation on refugee crisis

Chinese artist’s biggest exhibition to date uses porcelain as a way of bridging Turkey’s historic connections with the East

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Art market

Lévy Gorvy expands in Asia with opening of Shanghai office

Gallery appoints Danqing Li, former Christie’s specialist, as senior director in Asia

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Six opinions on the potential impact of Louvre Abu Dhabi

Leading cultural figures weigh in

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Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin says Brexit ‘makes no sense culturally’ as her first show opens in Brussels

The British artist is showing new work at Xavier Hufkens gallery after a year’s sabbatical

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Artists

Mexican-born artist to build wall in New York park

Passersby will be invited to dismantle Bosco Sodi’s political installation brick by brick

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Appointments

India Art Fair gets new director for tenth edition

Jagdip Jagpal to take the helm from Neha Kirpal, who remains founder and co-owner

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Charlottesville protestor thought to have targeted LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner work with anti-Semitic comments

The man was photographed attending torch-lit white nationalist rally in Virginia

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Building projects

Tate paid Herzog & de Meuron reduced fee for Switch House extension

Contract was renegotiated after project went over budget and was severely delayed

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Collectors

Construction boss Jack Kirkland’s collection gets Sheffield outing

Majority of works going on show at Graves Gallery have never been seen in the UK before

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Two members of Pussy Riot detained after protesting against film-maker's imprisonment

Maria Alyokhina and Olga Borisova were arrested in eastern Siberia but released after the judge found errors in the case files

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National Academy artists including Marina Abramovic, Chuck Close and Kara Walker condemn calls to cancel Dana Schutz show

Open letter supports ICA Boston’s decision to go ahead with show of artist whose painting of Emmett Till’s casket sparked protest at the Whitney Biennial

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Artlogic announces formal expansion in the US

Marian Goodman, Gagosian and Paul Kasmin among galleries to join the London-based technology firm

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Prizes

Budi Tek awarded French government’s highest honour

Indonesian-Chinese collector is being commended for developing cultural relations between China and France

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Acquisitions

Bass Museum acquires Allora & Calzadilla petrol pump

It is the first time a major installation by the US-Cuban duo has entered the collection of a Miami museum

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Commercial galleries

David Zwirner’s Hong Kong gallery to launch with new works by Michaël Borremans

Exhibition by Belgian painter will inaugurate new space in early 2018

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Commercial galleries

In the wake of a wave of closures, galleries are adapting to survive

Dealers are rethinking the bricks-and-mortar model in favour of temporary, collaborative and virtual platforms

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Art market

The Armory Show moves forward a week, but the ADAA Art Show stays put

Rescheduling means Armory Week art fairs will be spread over two weeks in 2018

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Tate Modern exhibition aims to be a 'turning point' for African-American artists

Soul of a Nation features works by more than 60 black artists who shaped the civil rights era

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Whitechapel Gallery to host first major Thomas Ruff retrospective in London

Photographs from 1980s will also go on show at the National Portrait Gallery to coincide with the autumn survey

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a Venetian scene by Guardi, an ancient Egyptian relic and an artefact from an important collection of ethnographic art

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Art market

Gary Hume creates new works for Sprüth Magers London reopening

German dealers to relaunch in expanded gallery in September after 18-month refurbishment

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Auctions

Record for Wolfgang Tillmans as Phillips and Bonhams achieve top results in contemporary sales

Auction houses capitalise on summer season of biennales and art fairs

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Art fairs

Contemporary art ushers in visitors to Masterpiece

Art fair is attracting a younger crowd with its glamorous but collegial approach

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Art market

Warhol's first 'selfie' sells for £6m at 'tight and solid' Sotheby’s sale

Successful contemporary auction calms nerves after Christie’s decision to cancel its own

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Art market

David Bowie’s Tintoretto altarpiece to return to Venice for 2019 Biennale

New research reveals underdrawing that dates the painting to a decade earlier than previously thought

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Heritage

Syrian refugees to be trained to rebuild Palmyra and other heritage sites

World Monuments Fund launches scheme to teach traditional stone masonry in Jordanian town of Mafraq

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Three men charged with selling fake Damien Hirst prints online for $400,000

Man recently imprisoned for similar scheme is among group accused of deceiving dozens of collectors around the world

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Obituaries

In pictures: the 'remarkable, powerful' works of Khadija Saye who died in Grenfell Tower blaze

Photographer’s works praised at this year's Venice Biennale and a print is due to be displayed at Tate Britain as a tribute

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Labour MP searching for missing artist calls Grenfell Tower fire ‘corporate manslaughter’

David Lammy says he has heard nothing from Khadija Saye who lived on the 20th floor of the West London tower block

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Art Basel 2017

Bricks and mortar galleries: Art Basel holds the line

The shift to temporary selling spaces is a hot topic at this year's fair

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Appointments & departures

Raft of appointments mark ‘beginning of new era’ for Institute of Contemporary Arts

German artist Wolfgang Tillmans among those elected to the London institution’s council

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Auctions

Andy Warhol’s first ‘selfie’ expected to fetch £7m at auction

The early self-portrait marks the moment the artist became a celebrity

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Lisson Gallery announces representation of Leon Polk Smith foundation

Hard-edge Minimalist influenced younger artists such as Ellsworth Kelly, Jack Youngerman and Al Held

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Roma artists and writers launch cultural institute in Berlin

First time the minority group will have permanent space to celebrate their art, history and traditions 

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Museums

London museums pledge to stay ‘safe, open and welcoming to all’ after terror attack

With security in the capital stepped up, institutions have implemented bag searches and restricted entry for vehicles

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Damien Hirst gives Dan Colen his first major solo show in London 

Bubble gum, trash and photorealist paintings to go on show at Newport Street Gallery in October

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Art Basel files first lawsuit in the US—and it’s against Adidas

Art fair says the sportswear company infringed trademark with trainers distributed during Art Basel Miami Beach

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Exhibitions

Ai Weiwei poses as drowned Syrian refugee toddler once again

Chinese artist recreates harrowing scene at Israel Museum after Donald Trump visit

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Exhibitions

US billionaire Thomas Kaplan plans to send collection of Dutch Old Masters to Russia

Hermitage and Pushkin museums could show Leiden Collection in 2018

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Closures

London's pioneering Wilkinson Gallery to close as owners go separate ways

Amanda and Anthony Wilkinson are setting up independent businesses in new locations

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Fairs

ArteBA hopes to build on growing visibility of Argentinian art

Organisers hail the lure of Buenos Aires as fair looks to build on its growing appeal for international buyers

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Magnum photographer David Hurn donates collection to National Museum of Wales

Part of photographer’s private holdings, built by swapping works with fellow artists, is on show at Photo London this week

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Politics

One year after her release from prison, Iranian artist says she will not stop making political work

The activist Atena Farghadani, who was given a 12-year sentence for her satirical cartoons, reveals the harrowing details of her incarceration

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Acquisitions

Frieze New York fund helps Brooklyn Museum acquire work by Virginia Jaramillo

The septuagenarian American artist is currently showing in institution’s landmark exhibition about black female artists

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Auctions

Van Gogh, Schiele and Beckmann to lead Christie’s Impressionist and Modern sale

June auction includes a broader range of material than ever before, breaking down traditional collecting categories

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Banksy paints first Brexit mural in Dover

Street work showing man chipping away at star on EU flag has already been defaced

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Art fairs

Sotheby’s launches $250,000 prize for museums to break new ground

The jury panel, chaired by Allan Schwartzman, includes institutional heavyweights Nicholas Serota and Donna De Salvo

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Fairs

Protest art pervades Frieze: works confront Aids, poverty—and, yes, Trump

As New Yorkers protest against President Trump during his first visit to the city since he was elected, politically engaged art is more prevalent than ever at the fair. Here is our pick of the most topical works

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The past is present at Frieze New York

Fair “opens the door” to more historical work but maintains its commitment to contemporary

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Sudanese artist’s haunting images of prison come to MoMA

Purchase of Ibrahim El-Salahi’s work builds on recent efforts to diversify permanent collection

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And then there were two in London’s contemporary sales

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Artist to transform Amsterdam church of refuge into monument to refugees

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Fairs

Photo London starts to pull the big galleries in

Top names participate for the first time as the ranks of emerging galleries also swell

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Did the art market grow or shrink in 2016? Depends who you ask

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Commercial galleries

‘Brexit won't change anything,’ says Thaddaeus Ropac at opening of London gallery

Paris and Salzburg dealer launches new space with shows by Gilbert & George, Joseph Beuys, Oliver Beer and American Minimalists

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Auctions

Sotheby’s first Modern and contemporary African art sale set to be a record-breaker

London auction includes 60 artists from 14 countries across the continent, with several making their debut

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Art market

Christie’s and Sotheby’s top Hiscox ranking of online platforms

Fine art insurer says future of digital market will be dictated by traditional players, not online-only rivals

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Frieze sculpture park to open in London this summer

Art fair’s outdoor exhibition will be on view from July to October

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Exhibitions

Ashley Bickerton comes full circle with first UK retrospective at Damien Hirst’s gallery

Bali-based artist first met the former YBA in New York in the late 1980s

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Exhibitions

Artist who shot Beyoncé’s maternity photographs takes on Trump in London show

Awol Erizku's exhibition at Ben Brown Fine Arts tackles “racism and bigotry” in the US

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Auctions

Going once, going twice: how to become an auctioneer

Christie’s training reveals what it takes to get up on the rostrum

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Exhibitions

New paintings to be revealed in Jasper Johns’s Royal Academy retrospective

US artist’s first survey in the UK for 40 years will also include key flag and target pieces

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National Portrait Gallery to collect pub signs, pilgrim badges and Yoruba sculpture

Gallery of famous Britons radically expands definition of portraiture with help of Art Fund

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Commercial galleries

Victoria Miro to open first overseas gallery in Venice

London dealer launches space in the former Galleria il Capricorno in May with an exhibition by Chris Ofili

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Auctions

Guinness family to auction Francesco Guardi Venetian view painting

Its companion piece sold for a record £26.7m in 2011

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Brexit vote prompts ICA to move online home

UK museum is an early adopter of .art domain

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Art fairs

Dealers relieved to see Americans at Tefaf Maastricht

It’s too early to tell what the impact of New York editions will be as the majority of serious collectors at the fair are still from Europe

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Ropac seeks to unlock the hidden selling power of Joseph Beuys

The Austrian dealer will open his London gallery with work by the great German conceptualist, whose auction prices do not reflect his international stature

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Artist records river of tears for Rotterdam

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Auctions

Asian clients drive strong sales at auction houses

“The market is back,” says Christie’s head—but pressure to secure top property is “huge”

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Museums

British Museum permanently installs first Caribbean art commission

Zak Ové’s Moko Jumbie sculptures now stand in the Africa Galleries

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Politics

A 'heartbreaking' day: Anish Kapoor on Theresa May invoking Article 50

British-Indian artist is among raft of leading cultural figures who oppose Brexit

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Art market

Christie’s cancels June contemporary art auctions

Sotheby’s says it has no plans to reschedule, while Phillips has not yet reached a decision

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Fairs

Never mind the billionaires—dealers at Art Basel in Hong Kong target the middle market

Galleries try to tempt affluent middle-class Chinese buyers, who are showing an interest in art over luxury goods

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YBA mentor Michael Craig-Martin has lightbulb moment at The Peninsula

The British artist unveils his largest sculpture to date

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Exhibitions

M+ pays tribute to Hong Kong’s gender-bending golden age

Exhibition celebrates the androgynous stars of 1980s and 1990s Cantopop and cinema

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Exhibitions

Best shows during Art Basel in Hong Kong

Prowl around with Adrian Wong's tiger before singing in a choir at Spring Workshop

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Commercial galleries

Zaha Hadid luxury condo developer to create 15 galleries in New York’s Chelsea

Paul Kasmin among those who will take take up residence next to the High Line

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Auctions

Christie’s plans to close South Kensington saleroom

Move is part of auction house’s shift to online sales, which more than doubled last year

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Auctions

Sotheby’s launches evening sale dedicated to all things small

June auction will feature works of art that can be reproduced at actual size in the catalogue

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Auctions

German artists capture Zeitgeist at Sotheby’s contemporary sale

Records for Wolfgang Tillmans and Georg Baselitz help auction house achieve 70% more than last year