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Chinese art buyers turn to private sales

Deals behind closed doors have the advantage of keeping prices off the record books

Published online: 27 August 2014

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Largest private collection of Anselm Kiefer lent to Kunsthalle Mannheim

But the owner’s involvement with public institutions has led to controversy in the past

Published online: 07 August 2014

The story of the original and greatest art fund

Getty archives reveal how in 1914 André Level organised sale of works by artists including Picasso and Matisse

Published online: 31 July 2014

Met's modern glass collection transformed by Israeli collector

David Landau and his wife Marie-Rose Kahane have donated 44 Carlo Scarpa works to New York

Published online: 15 July 2014

Louis Vuitton chairman announces October opening for his museum

Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man and a prolific art collector, will launch the Frank Gehry-designed art centre with three days of free admission

Published online: 23 June 2014

Grand Palais to bridge the Gap

Modern and contemporary works from the Fisher collection to be shown in Paris next year

Published online: 19 June 2014

 

Hell on wheels

The New York-based collector Adam Lindemann can often be seen zipping around art fairs, making his presence felt from Frieze to Fiac. In a...

Are you there, Hans?

At last count, 949 members had signed a Change.org petition entitled “Appoint Kanye West to Curate the 2015 Venice Art Biennale”. Of the...

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Ella Fontanals-Cisneros’s eyes are burning. Is it a symptom of art-fair-itis? Nope. The collector is just standing in front of Rafael...

 

Paris Photo 2012: From private archive to corporate collection

Timothy Prus, the founder of the Archive of Modern Conflict, tells us how he amassed four million amateur photographs from around the world while Lisa Erf, the director of the JP Morgan Chase art collection, talks about showing William Eggleston at Paris Photo.