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Galleries go beyond the white cube

From rainbow carpets to nail bars, dealers are finding new ways to stand out from the crowd

Published online: 15 October 2014

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The way we were…

As Frieze opens to VIPs today, a nostalgic look at the collecting of the past pervades the fair

Published online: 14 October 2014

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

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

Performance: do you buy it?

The public is warming to the medium, but collectors remain cool

Published online: 20 June 2014

Artists retain the element of surprise

Recognisable names at the fair are not always matched by recognisable works

Published online: 19 June 2014

 

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