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Art market

'If you miss the train, don’t chase it, there will be another one': Ann Getty on collecting

Shortly before she died in September, the art collector, interior designer and philanthropist spoke about cranes with personality and buying what you love

Review
Books

From how insurance pay outs work to when to get your art appraised: a must have how-to book for collectors

This updated art market manual by Mary Rozell merits a place on any bookshelf

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Lost art

Lost Art: the disappearing art of how we buy art

How will the experience of art collecting change after the coronavirus pandemic?

Comment
Art market

What sort of art will we want after the pandemic ends?

Performance out, domestically-sized painting in

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Coronavirus resources

Where to buy art that supports good causes during the coronavirus pandemic

Works by artists including Wolfgang Tillmans, Tracey Emin, Marlene Dumas, Martin Parr and many more, are on sale for as little as £50

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Acquisitions

UK Science Museum group is building a coronavirus collection in response to pandemic

Other institutions reflect on ethical concerns linked to Covid-19 material

Review
Book Shorts

Celebrating a generous donation to the Frick, this booklet pays tribute to the donor and his gift

The Arnhold family began collecting Meissen porcelain in the 1920s and the heir has given more than 100 examples to the New York museum

Analysis
Art market

'You have the right to culture with a capital C': Africa's growing collecting class shifts focus to home

From Marrakech to Cape Town, the continent's growing fairs and auctions scene is catering to a burgeoning domestic buying base

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German art

How a vast Käthe Kollwitz collection ended up at the Getty

Richard Simms, the 93-year-old donor, built up the enviable collection on a dentist’s salary starting in the 1960s

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Museums & Heritage

As Nazi objects and fakes enter collectors’ market, should museums show them?

Highly publicised sales and seizures of Nazi memorabilia raise questions about whether such items should be exhibited

Analysis
Immersive experiences

Snap and go: the pros and cons of the art experience economy

Immersive experiences define the most popular contemporary exhibitions, but where does this leave the commercial art world?

Review
Book Shorts

Book of discarded family pictures reminds us of our mortality

Personal collection of anonymous photographs made from Kodachrome slides shows the transience of our lives

Interview
Collector's Eye

'I wish I had bought a Banksy': inside the collection of Mark Hix

The restauranteur tells us about his unusual Bridget Riley work and displaying his art on his new boat

Interview
Collector's Eye

‘I have works under every couch and chair’: inside the collection of Alia Al-Senussi

The art patron and consultant tells us about her special Robert Mapplethorpe gift and her love for her mother's ivory

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Collector's Eye

'I have a work made of mortadella': inside the collection of Gemma De Angelis Testa

The private collector tells us about her dreams for her own museum and the difficulty of maintaining her food art

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Collector's Eye

'Issy Wood is one to watch': inside the collection of Raimund Berthold

We talk to the fashion designer about lending a work to the Old Vic theatre and how he dreams of buying the Beyeler's entire Stingel show

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Collectors

The architects who build art collections: from Phil Freelon to I.M. Pei

While architects and designers are often inspired by the works of artists, their own acquiring habits are as varied as their influences

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In the frame

V&A Rapid Response Collecting unit acquires the Tampax menstruation cup

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Museums

With Jean Pigozzi's contemporary African art donation, MoMA to become a 'leader' in the field

The museum says the gift will play an important role in the reconfiguration of its permanent collection

Interview
Collector's Eye

Collector's Eye: Hubert Bonnet

The Belgian art collector tells us what he's bought and why he loves it

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Collector's Eye

Collector's Eye: Mario von Kelterborn

The German collector tells us what he's bought and why he loves it

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Collector's Eye

Collector’s Eye: Bérengère Primat

The French collector tells us about her new foundation of Aboriginal art and why she resists the collecting mentality

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Frieze New York 2019

Collector's Eye: Alejandra Castro Rioseco on collecting the work of female artists

Latin American artists feature prominently in the collection of the Chilean supporter of women's rights

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Collecting

Five minutes with… Lorraine Kiang Malingue on the Asian art market

Dealer tells us about the challenges of running a space in Shanghai’s West Bund and how the gallery keeps up with the growing competition

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Collectors

Collector's Eye: an interview with Haryanto Adikoesoemo

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Collecting

Collector's Eye: an interview with William Zhao

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Obituaries

Tribute to Marella Agnelli—doyenne of high society

The art collector and museum founder who married into the Agnelli dynasty was a woman of charm and intelligence

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TEFAF Maastricht 2019

Still life thrives and Group Zero nails it: expert collecting guides for Tefaf Maastricht

Dealers tell us the hot trends and what to buy at the Dutch fair

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Collecting

Hustlers with a habit: what five Tefaf exhibitors collect and why

From Dinky toys to Old Masters, dealers share what objects take their fancy

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Collector's Eye

Collector's Eye: an interview with Candace Carmel Barasch

The New York real estate heiress tells us what she's bought and why she loves it

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In the frame

Tomorrow’s world: Young Collector Award at JustMad fair encourages budding buyers

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Collecting

Collector's Eye: an interview with Cheech Marin

The actor and comedian tells us what he's bought and why he loves it

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Collecting

Collector's Eye: an interview with Wallis Annenberg

The Los Angeles-based philanthropist tells us what she's bought and why

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Jonathan Anderson

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Estrellita B. Brodsky

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Art market

Are super-yachts the best places to keep your art collection?

From conservation and insurance to customs and tax issues, the complications of keeping art on boats

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Jorge Pérez

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Dennis Scholl

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Lost art

Lost art: when works disappear into private collections

Noah Charney on works that are “extant but inaccessible”

Review
Books

Caucasian collecting: the Bodleian Library’s Georgian papers, books and medieval manuscripts

The collection amassed by Sir Oliver and Marjory Wardrop

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Collecting

Giampietro Campana assembled the greatest private collection of his age—then lost the lot

A new show at the Musée du Louvre reunites 500 of the collector's artefacts, showing his admiration for Italian art across the ages

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Collecting

Central and Eastern European artists come together to collect anti-populist works

Collection Collective launches new website as part of initiative that hopes to challenge institutional and private models of collecting

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Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: David Roberts

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: Christina Makris

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: Frank Cohen

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Frieze London 2018

Collector's Eye: Karsten Schubert

The dealer and collector tells the artist Michael Landy which work he would save from the Art Bin

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Artoon

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, September 2018

"Art fairs and auction houses are for beginner collectors—the Russian version of eBay is the big league!"

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Lost art

Lost art: the world’s invisible collections

Noah Charney on the Sadnikar family's extremely personal collection in Slovenia

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Collectors

Pinault Collection extends empire with Rennes show, new Paris space and long-term loans programme

French billionaire—whose collection numbers 3,000 works—has sold 130 pieces since 2000

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Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: David Brolliet

The Swiss collector discusses his love of Lichtenstein, his regret at not buying a Subodh Gupta when he had the chance and hanging art on his refrigerator

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Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Grazyna Kulczyk

The Polish art lover on her fascination with female artists and how she wishes she could have been seated at Judy Chicago's Dinner Party

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Art Basel 2018

Can the art market thrive in a sharing economy?

Melanie Gerlis on how millennials don’t seem to have the same collecting gene as previous generations

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Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Edouard Carmignac

The businessman, who just opened an art space on an island in the Mediterranean, on Alice in Wonderland and hanging out at Warhol's Factory

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Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Ulla Dreyfus-Best

The Basel-based collector Ulla Dreyfus-Best on her "Wunderkammer", which mixes 11th-century Italian bronzes with pieces by Jeff Koons

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

Collector's Eye: William Lim

The Hong Kong-based architect tells us what art he's bought and why

Comment

Then & Now: "Modern art is destroying itself," warned our first issue

Museums have since devoted sizeable resources

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Art market

From Van Gogh to Richter—what happens when bidders fail to pay up at auction?

Flaky winning bids are knocking the gloss off record-breaking sales

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Collectors

Collector's Eye: Mera Rubell

She tells us about being open to young art and why she has pigeons in her museum

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Collector's Eye: Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

She tells us about the Barbara Hepworth in her bathroom and her regret at not sitting for Warhol

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Survey says: many US collectors have never had their art appraised or insured

UBS report surveyed 2,475 US-based high-net-worth investors

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Collector's Eye: Craig Robins

The entrepreneur tells us about his most recent art buys and which artists he would love to have at his dinner party

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Frieze 2017

Collector's Eye: Eugenio Re Rebaudengo

Art lovers tell us what they've bought and why

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Frieze 2017

Collector's eye: Huma Kabakci

Art lovers tell us what they've bought and why

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Frieze 2017

Early sales at Frieze London

Collectors flocked to Lehmann Maupin's and Jack Shainman's stands

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Frieze 2017

New Tate fund puts performance centre-stage

Scheme aims to bridge gap between collecting and displaying the medium

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Frieze 2017

Collector's Eye: Anita Zabludowicz

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Collectors

Collector’s eye: Wanwan Lei and Lin Han

Art lovers talk about the best and worst works they’ve bought

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Collecting

Collectors take up residencies—alongside artists—at London’s Delfina Foundation

Six participants from Asia, Europe and South America will ponder how and why they buy art

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Acquisitions

Not just mummies: British Museum to expand collection with work from modern Egypt

Printed materials, textiles, photographs and items of everyday homeware from the 20th and 21st centuries to be shown alongside museum’s renowned holdings of ancient art

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Review

Kissin’ and collectin’ cousins

How one branch of a German noble family married into every European royal family and acquired spectacular works of art

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Auctions

Want a piece of a former Met curator's collection? It'll cost less than you think

The collection of Everett Fahy, who led the museum’s European paintings department and later the Frick Collection, headlines Christie's Old Master sale

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Collectors

ARTnews reveals 2016's top 200 collectors

Annual list of leading collectors boasts usual array of property developers, computer software designers and bankers

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Collectors

Mary Fedden and Julian Trevelyan collection to be sold in aid of historic London studios

Sotheby’s auction is expected to raise £600,000 towards restoration of Durham Wharf by architecture collective Assemble

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New affordable-art website Collectionair backed by curatorial big-hitters

Former director of Pompidou among names behind online platform, which sells works for under $10,000<br> <br>

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In the frame

Open bottles and dry your dishes with art

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Collectors

Rich list 2016: fortunes drop for several British-based art collectors

Lakshmi Mittal and Roman Abramovich have slipped down the Sunday Times ranking

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Exhibitions

Sol LeWitt’s art collection reveals friendships and artistic resonances

The Drawing Center displays a selection of the 4,000 works amassed by the ‘natural-born collector’

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Artists

Wild at art: private art foundation dedicated to adventurer and watercolourist Tony Foster opens in Silicon Valley

The artist’s patron, the renewable energy investor Jane Woodward, has wholly backed the project

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Exhibitions

MoMA swings into the 1960s with new collection display

The museum will reinstall its fourth floor galleries with international works from the “boundary-crossing” decade

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Books

Book on Gertrude Stein’s art collecting family wins Frick prize

Editors and contributors share $25,000 biennial award, this year backed by the Broad Foundation

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Collectors

Collectors can find a new niche at Frieze Masters

David Bailey’s torn portraits, sculpture from Borneo and netsuke put the eclectic into Collections

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Collectors

Is it time for regional museums to woo big collectors?

Summit in Sheffield asks how arts organisations can attract private patronage

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Luciano Benetton’s collection presents a united view of the world’s cultures

But Venice exhibition is also full of political unrest and upheaval

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Murakami reveals surprise debt to Anselm Kiefer

Superstar artist provides exclusive insight into vast and eclectic collection before his Yokohama show—just don’t call him the Japanese Andy Warhol

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Collecting

Manhattan's art aristocracy flitters South

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Collectors

Private museums multiply among ARTnews top 200 collectors

Among who's who of leading collectors, many have established foundations

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Collectors

Duke Anton Ulrich of Brunswick: one of Europe's greatest collectors

His outstanding collection secured his legacy, says Joachim Whaley

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Collectors

‘Commerce is in. If real estate is booming, art is booming’

Property tycoon Aby Rosen, promoting his new Manhattan skyscraper, talks about art-world fatigue and giving something back to society

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Art fairs

Private museums band together at London's Art15 fair

International collectors plan to share exhibitions and co-commission works of art

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Collecting

Website launching this week aims to make collecting digital art easier

Daata Editions commissions original sound, video and online works of art

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Old Masters

Row over Old Masters flares up in Madrid

National heritage office says the Prado should hand over four paintings for new Royal Collections museum

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Exhibitions

America is easier to see, but the whole picture remains elusive: Alexander Alberro on the Whitney’s opening exhibition

Unknown works appear with more familiar ones but a few key pieces have lost impact they once had in Breuer Building

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Auctions

Three quarters of new collectors buy art online for investment, study finds

But buyers are not risking large sums, with the majority of works still priced below £10,000

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Books

A glimpse behind the doors of the Roman Baroque palace

A year of research reveals how nobles used theatrical interiors to show their collections

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Books

Larry Warsh explores buyers’ behaviour in new book

The avid collector is trying to understand why acquiring art can be such a compulsion

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October 2014

Flipping art: filthy lucre or a sound business plan?

In 2014 we noted that market speculation can offer rich rewards, but in the long term, it may do collectors more harm than good

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Art market

‘Poor door’ opens to let in new collectors as galleries reach out to a wider market with souvenirs and branding

From limited-edition works to T-shirts and tote bags, galleries are diversifying to suit the market

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Collectors

Online database Larryslist.com ranks private collectors

Rankings take into account the collector's participation and responsibilities within the art world

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Interviews

The scoop on Russia: Interview with Milena Orlova

Milena Orlova, the editor of The Art Newspaper Russia, discusses the market, collectors and why Russia needs an art newspaper

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Digital art

Art Institute of Chicago and London’s V&A keep pace with digital creativity in their collecting and curation

Techno-design is go for museum collections