Contemporary art

Ukrainian art prize appoints a jury

Kiev’s Pinchuk Art Centre is readying for its next Future Generation Prize

Published online: 03 April 2014

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Austria considers bailing out collector

Karlheinz Essl is offering his 7,000 works of art to the state to save 4,000 jobs at his struggling DIY firm

Published online: 26 March 2014

Prada Marfa vandalised again

Elmgreen & Dragset's work defaced this weekend will reopen when restored

Published online: 11 March 2014

French artist to create incandescent work for Louvre’s glass pyramid

Commission continues Paris museum’s commitment to contemporary art

Published online: 05 March 2014

Franco goes from punching bag to fridge

A Spanish artist says his next series of sculptures will entomb dictators in refrigerators

Published online: 05 March 2014

Biennials, far from the crowded art market?

As the Whitney Biennial opens in New York, Jori Finkel examines how such exhibitions try to keep their distance from commercial fairs

Published online: 03 March 2014


Alien resurrection

The search for the Holy Grail of video games is due to begin this weekend in what is being billed as “the first archaeological expedition...

The Eternal City™

An ancient city whose countless crumbling monuments only survive by being sponsored by corporate brands, from cars to pasta, shoes to...

Pharrell the curator: art makes him HAPPY

Emmanuel Perrotin knows how to make a splash, so it is fitting that the French dealer has asked one of the world's most exuberant pop stars...


It's tough in the middle for New York, ABMB 2013

While it's a good time to be at the very top or at the emerging end of the market, the middle tier of galleries and artists are feeling the squeeze. We ask New York's dealers and directors what are the alternatives to the mega gallery system?