Building anew: how Constructivism sought to remake the world

By Pac Pobric Posted 6 February 2017

In the centenary year of the Bolshevik Revolution, exhibitions survey the art of the Russian avant-garde and put its radicalism in context

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What Is Futurism?

By Jon Mann Posted 2 February 2017

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It's time the art market got tough on fakes

By Laura Gilbert, Bill Glass Posted 2 February 2017

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How Long Do You Need to Look at a Work of Art to Get It?

By Isaac Kaplan Posted 26 January 2017

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How the White Cube Came to Dominate the Art World

By Abigail Cain Posted 23 January 2017

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6 Things You Didn’t Know about Francis Picabia, Dadaist Master

By Abigail Cain Posted 20 January 2017

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The Problem with Art Funds

By Anny Shaw Posted 9 January 2017

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Why the Cult of Egon Schiele Persists Today

By Alexxa Gotthardt Posted 4 January 2017

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We turn our back on expertise at our peril

By Tim Hunter Posted 28 December 2016

Expert opinions concerning attribution and authenticity are
fundamental to art history

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What Makes an Abstract Expressionist Painting Good?

By Isaac Kaplan Posted 21 December 2016

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Why Does the Art World Love Overlooked Artists?

By Nicola Trezzi Posted 12 December 2016

The thirst for re-discoveries seems unquenchable.

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What You Need to Know about the Emerging Art Market Right Now

By Alexxa Gotthardt Posted 3 December 2016

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5 Things You Didn’t Know about William Blake, England’s Famous Romantic Artist

By Demie Kim Posted 29 November 2016

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Why Sotheby’s and Christie’s Don’t Operate Like Other Duopolies

By Don Thompson Posted 24 November 2016

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Inside the show: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans

By Amy Macpherson Posted 24 November 2016

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Francis Bacon, Enigmatic Painter of Howling Popes, Lived a Life on the Edge

By Alexxa Gotthardt Posted 23 November 2016

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The Story of Art Nouveau

By George Philip Lebourdais Posted 23 November 2016

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The art data arms race is on: Artnet acquires Tutela analytics

By Sarah P. Hanson Posted 22 November 2016

Bocart wants to give banks, hedge funds and investors better access to the art market

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Kenny Schachter Sees the Art Market Shimmy Along in a City Shaken by Protest

By Kenny Schachter Posted 21 November 2016

For better or worse, the art market is oblivious to the surrounding chaos.

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The Story behind Rothko’s Famed Seagram Murals

By Abigail Cain Posted 18 November 2016

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Art Demystified: What’s the Point of Auction Estimates?

By Henri Neuendorf Posted 17 November 2016

Estimates, explained.

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Art Demystified: What Do Curators Actually Do?

By Henri Neuendorf Posted 10 November 2016

The influence of curators, explained.

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A Brief History of the Frames Market

By Abigail Cain Posted 9 November 2016

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What Happens Now? See What Experts Are Saying About the Art Market After Trump’s Win

By Brian Boucher and Eileen Kinsella Posted 9 November 2016

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How to read it: “the origin of the Corinthian order”

By RA Collections team Posted 26 October 2016

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After a Spike in Cases, South Korea Passes New Law to Preven Art Forgeries

By Alyssa Buffenstein Posted 20 October 2016

It follows the bizarre Lee Ufan forgery case that made headlines this summer.

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The Modern art Stalin did not want Russians to see

By Hannah Mcgivern Posted 19 October 2016

Sergei Shchukin’s holdings, split up by the Soviets, are reunited at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

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9 of the Craziest Recent Forgery Scandals

By Sarah Cascone Posted 17 October 2016

Here are the juiciest forgery scandals, from a $250 million heist to a Lady Gaga countersuit.

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The added value of an A-list owner

By Melanie Gerlis Posted 8 October 2016

Collectors will pay a premium for a famous name

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How to… make a wood engraving, with Anne Desmet

By Amy Macpherson Posted 6 October 2016

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4 Things Collectors Should Know about Buying Art in Uncertain Times

By Abigail Cain Posted 29 September 2016

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6 Painting Techniques That Don’t Involve a Paintbrush

By Sarah Gottesman Posted 29 September 2016

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How the Surrealist Movement Shaped the Course of Art History

By Jon Mann Posted 23 September 2016

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Art Demystified: How Do Artist Residencies Work?

By Henri Neuendorf Posted 15 September 2016

Why do artists participate in residencies?

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The art of contemplation: mindfulness in galleries

By Gill Crabbe Posted 14 September 2016

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The Myth of Jackson Pollock, Peggy Guggenheim, and the Masterpiece Created in One Night

By Abigail Cain Posted 12 September 2016

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Germany Proposes New Fund to Acquire Nationally Significant Art

By Henri Neuendorf Posted 12 September 2016

Is government acquisition the answer to stopping cultural drain?

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As artists play the field, galleries are having to adapt

By Anny Shaw Posted 12 September 2016

In-demand artists are increasingly calling the shots and forcing dealers to adapt to more fluid relationships

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5 Japanese Ceramicists Who Are Living National Treasures

By Alexxa Gotthardt Posted 11 September 2016

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The $30 Million Lawsuit against the National Gallery over an Allegedly Stolen Matisse, Explained

By Isaac Kaplan Posted 8 September 2016

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Art Demystified: The Gallery Breakdown

By Henri Neuendorf Posted 8 September 2016

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How To Give Artists Life After Death

By Loretta Würtenberger Posted 1 September 2016

A new book advises executors and heirs that managing artists’ estates can be a painful and exacting process

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Debate: Is originality in art overrated?

By Martin Gayford and Richard Cork Posted 31 August 2016

Should artists bow to tradition, or should they break all the rules? Martin Gayford and Richard Cork go head to head. Vote on the winner below.

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Is Getting an MFA Worth the Price?

By Ben Davis Posted 30 August 2016

When you crunch the data on where successful artists went to school, the pattern is striking

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What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal

By Laura Gilbert, Bill Glass Posted 29 August 2016

Collectors still in the dark even when experts have doubts as reports rarely published

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Tracking The Rise and Fall of Qatar’s Art Scene

By Eileen Kinsella Posted 25 August 2016

A former Qatar Museums employee speaks out

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What Artists Should Do to Protect Their Legacies before Dying

By Isaac Kaplan Posted 25 August 2016

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English school exam results show shift away from creative subjects

By Javier Pes Posted 25 August 2016

Royal Academicians “unanimous” in concern at fall in teenagers studying arts

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Sex, death and violence: how do you explain great art to little children?

By Florence Hallett Posted 22 August 2016

A new book aims to help parents and children deal with the sometimes alarming imagery in our galleries

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From Picasso and Matisse to Bacon and Freud, Artists’ Rivals Are Also Their Greatest Assets

By Abigail Cain Posted 8 August 2016

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Rumblings in the Auction World

By Scott Reyburn Posted 5 August 2016

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Why is Buying Art as an Investment Frowned Upon?

By Henri Neuendorf Posted 4 August 2016

Let's talk about the money

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How to Teach Your Children to Care about Art

By Casey Lesser Posted 3 August 2016

The benefits of art in early childhood

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Three Top Christie’s Executives Leave Amid Market Instability

By Hili Perlson Posted 29 July 2016

It's unclear whether these were dismissals or walkouts

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Chinese Investor Takes Largest Stake in Sotheby’s

By Eileen Kinsella Posted 28 July 2016

Chen Dongsheng has deep connections in the Chinese art market

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How to keep an artist’s name alive

By Melanie Gerlis, Hannan McGivern Posted 17 June 2016

Galleries at Art Basel bring historic works that are fresh to the market as artists’ estates get proactive

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A Brief History of Color in Art

By Sarah Gottesman Posted 20 May 2016

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Hadrian / Bronze Casting Using The Lost-Wax Technique

By Renana Aldor & Kobi Vogman Posted December 2015

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Collecting Art for Love, Not Money

By Gully Wells Posted 13 October 2015

A purer form of connoisseurship — for pleasure, not profit — is on the rebound.

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How the 1960s’ Most Iconic Artists Made Art Contemporary

By Julie Baumgardner Posted 4 August 2015

Brush up on art history with our series on the artists and movements that defined each decade.

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Modern & Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art

By Christie’s Dubai Posted 18 March 2015

Sale total including buyer’s premium: USD 11,397,750

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The Best Way to Collect Contemporary Art: Patiently and Passionately

By John Seed Posted 3 March 2015

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Does Investing in Art Make Sense? A Look at Both Sides of the Debate

By Shane Ferro Posted 11 February 2013

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