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Hans Ulrich Obrist to host an interview mini-marathon at Expo Chicago 2018

The artist Theaster Gates and architect Jeanne Gang are two of the confirmed participants so far

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Auctions

Object lessons: a Zulu lidded vessel, a bowl by Dame Lucie Rie and a painting by Irma Stern

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a poetic take on decay, a goddess drawn by a cult favorite and a rare study by Peter Blake

Our pick of highlights from upcoming fairs and auctions

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a sculptural horse honouring the Tōhoku disaster by Deborah Butterfield and a still life by E. Charlton Fortune

Our pick of highlights from upcoming fairs and auctions

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Ren Hang’s provocative photographs feature in Shanghai Photofairs’ new Spotlight section

Images by late photographer were last works to be authenticated by artist before his death

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Fairs

Collective Design Fair shifts from May to March for 2018 edition

Move follows NADA’s switch from Frieze Week to Armory Arts Week

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The future is handmade: Santa Fe's International Folk Art Market

This weekend's festival aims to be engine of economic change

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Jewellery worth up to £3m stolen from London's Masterpiece fair

Metropolitan Police investigating theft from stand of Geneva-based Boghossian

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Art fairs

In pictures: new art across old Basel

From lost keys to lustful claymation, curator Samuel Leuenberger introduces six highlights from Art Basel's Parcours sector

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Economic blues on back burner as collectors flock to Art Basel

What to expect at the Swiss fair, including new faces and a funfair in the Messeplatz

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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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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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Frieze New York's Spotlight shines on hidden gems

Follow curator Toby Kamps's tour of the 20th-century art section

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The artist who wants to get under your skin—via your nose

For Anicka Yi’s Hugo Boss Prize exhibition, the phrase “it’s alive” very much applies

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Winner winner chicken dinner: Bridget Donahue awarded Frieze Frame Prize

The installation of drawings, collages and sculptures by Susan Cianciolo was inspired by a visit to a Milan eatery

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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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Tefaf New York Spring: Colour blocking at the Armory

Dickinson gallery's stand celebrates 100 years of De Stijl

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Brooklyn's UrbanGlass celebrates 40 years

The non-profit has provided an experimental platform for artists, including Rauschenberg and Chihuly, seeking to expand their practice into glass

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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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Almine Rech revisits pioneering 1933 show of African and Modern art

Dealer teams up with tribal art expert Bernard De Grunne and anthropologist Carlo Severi to stage a revival with contemporary art

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Works not to miss at Frieze New York

From Cornelia Parker's ode to Jimi Hendrix to Donald Judd's minimalist furniture

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Fairs

Sophie Calle's secrets, Kapoor's take on Trump and other New York gossip

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Kaari Upson: unfinished artist

Upson, whose first solo show in New York has just opened at the New Museum, tells us about the constantly evolving nature of her work

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Great art in New York's great outdoors

A peek at some projects around the city

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The best shows in town during Frieze New York

Our pick of the top exhibitions around the city this week

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Satellite dish: what to see at fairs outside the Frieze New York tent

In addition to the main fair, a number of other events offer a range of events, exhibitions and enticements across the city. Here are some things to look out for this year.

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Tefaf's transplant takes root in New York

Contemporary art and a Surrealist feast are on the menu for second north American outing of Maastricht-based import

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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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Object lessons

Object lessons, May 2017

From a H.G. Wells-inspired print by Moholy-Nagy to a prehistoric Native American birdstone, our top picks of notable sales at auctions and fairs

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Frieze New York gets reframed for the post-truth era

Galleries will use fair as a platform for protest and cross-cultural dialogue

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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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BMW Art Journey shortlist announced

The artists Lin Ke, Julian Charrière and Astha Butail will submit proposals for the Art Basel-backed project

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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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In pictures: Encounters at Art Basel in Hong Kong

Curator Alexie Glass-Kantor gives us a tour of the fair's section for large-scale sculptures and installations

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Lion-dancers splash the cash at Hauser & Wirth’s birthday party

PLUS: a mutant sculpture, time travel by tram and more from Art Basel in Hong Kong

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Museums

Comment: Is expertise at risk at the Victoria and Albert Museum?

The world’s greatest museum of decorative arts has been without a ceramics expert since 2016 and other gaps in knowledge are opening up

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Museums

Comment: Scholarly research is flourishing but curators’ ability to judge an object’s quality is not

Why museums are falling victim to fakers: expertise is undervalued and in decline

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Tefaf New York, take two

A sneak peek at the Spring edition, opening in May, which focuses on Modern and contemporary art

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Exhibitions

Old Master exhibitions not to miss in 2017

Coming to a museum near you: mentors, medals and monarchs… oh my!

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Fairs

How to spot a knackered picture

As collector's flock to Maastricht for Tefaf, here is our guide to recognising a painting's hidden qualities

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Object lessons

Objects of desire: what dealers are taking to Tefaf

Visitors can expect to see an eclectic mix at Maastricht

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Fairs

What do ivory bans, Asia and Google have in common?

They all have an impact on specialist areas. In the run up to Tefaf Maastricht, we asked experts about the latest trends in their respective fields

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America celebrates its love affair with Rodin

Museums mark the centenary of the death of the French sculptor, who enjoyed great success with US millionaires

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Female Old Masters finally get their day in the sun

Museum exhibitions and acquisitions reveal a renewed interest in the great female artists of the past

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Moving Image fair embraces virtual reality

The fair’s co-founder explains why now is the time to look at works that use the nascent technology

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Spring awakening? A shake-up for New York’s fairs

The city’s prime time for contemporary art gets a new programme, with an emphasis on discovery and depth

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Frieze New York announces artists and historical focus for Frieze Projects

The 2017 programme is about seeing and being seen—just like an art fair, curator Cecilia Alemani says

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“Experimentation and bold moves”: Ben Genocchio tells us what to expect from the Armory Show

The fair’s new director hopes to beat significant competition with big plans for the first edition fully under his control

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Grand Palais closure means that Fiac, Paris Photo and La Biennale Paris must move out

Dealers hope relocation of fairs will not prove disruptive during historic venue’s refurbishment<br> <br>