Melanie Gerlis

Analysis
The Year In Review

From VR masterpieces to PR disasters: 2017's ups and downs

The Art Newspaper team assesses the art world's fortunes in a turbulent year

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Politics

China lifts ban on Korean art

Embargo was enforced after South Korea installed air-defence system amid tensions with North Korea

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Artists

Artists are getting poorer

Survey finds most earn less than £10,000 a year

Feature
Podcast

Podcast episode four: Frieze special with Peter Blake

As the art world descends on London, we take the pulse of the city's art scene with an art market specialist, a collector and two artists, Peter Blake and Ed Fornieles

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Frieze 2017

Why London galleries do fairs on their home turf

Staying local keeps costs down—and dealers can benefit from the buzz around town

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Art market

Ex-Christie’s chief goes global with advisory enterprise

Steven Murphy has hired six executives for New York, China and Continental Europe

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Art market

Adventurous art collection of Jerome and Ellen Stern comes to Sotheby’s

More than 250 works owned by the couple will feature across ten auctions

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Art market

Matt Carey-Williams quits Phillips for Blain Southern

Move marks first major departure from auction house under Edward Dolman

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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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Commercial galleries

Jake and Dinos Chapman leave White Cube for Blain|Southern

Duo tells The Art Newspaper it is time “to make new omelette”

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Why auctioneers are buying into forensics

Scientific analysis comes to the fore as Sotheby's establishes new department, but some remain doubtful about technology's reliability

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Art market

Art fairs feel the heat at Barcelona conference

Leading dealer says only 25% of sales should be outside gallery