Art Basel says farewell to another senior director

Second major departure this summer from Swiss art fair's executive team

Published online: 21 August 2014

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Proposed Swiss law could be a major drag for Art Basel

Anti-tobacco law may affect sponsorship deal

Published online: 19 August 2014

French association of antiques dealers sacks its president

Christian Deydier says a rift among members prompted his dismissal

Published online: 07 July 2014

Masterpiece art fair opens for business

Event timed during Wimbledon targets “cultural tourists” as well as connoisseurs, and draws celebs from Rod Stewart to Charles Saatchi

Published online: 26 June 2014

A century of the readymade

Duchamp’s influence is in evidence at the fair, but can today’s artists reimagine his idea?

Published online: 20 June 2014

Warhol tops fair’s big-ticket sales

Despite some dealers playing the waiting game, works have made seven and even eight figures at the fair

Published online: 20 June 2014


Marching orders

Stand down, soldier: the 2015 Armory Antique Show, which was scheduled for 23-25 January, has been cancelled due to military activity. The...

Painting a picture of the art world

Artists, we know, are not keen on art fairs. So the art world will be intrigued to see New York-born artist Eric Fischl's take on the...

Never on a Sunday

It seems there is such a thing as being too popular. Frieze London has shifted its dates this year, so the fair will from Tuesday to...


14 Rooms: Jordan Wolfson

While the limited spots to see Jason Wolfson’s creepy android dancer in person fill up fast every day, the Beyeler Foundation has a peek at the hugely popular work, (Female figure) 2014, 2014. It occupies one of the spaces in the exhibition “14 Rooms” (22 June), co-organised by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klaus Biesenbach for which they have invited artists to stage live performance pieces.