Artnet—Art Market

The Private Museum Takeover

Jeffrey Deitch on the threat of private museums to fundraising and programming at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.


Is Corruption Behind the Chinese Art Boom?

Art-market analysts have been aflutter since news hit that two Chinese artists, Zhang Daqian and Qi Bashi, took over the top auction-earner spots last year -- beating out Picasso and Warhol. But is corruption behind the results?

No Go For Christie's IPO?

Is French luxury tycoon François Pinault looking to take Christie’s public?



Art Market Watch: Art Basel Looks to Asia

News of Uli Sigg's major donation to a Hong Kong museum spurs forecasts of an Asianized Art Basel.


All the Action at AIPAD 2012

Strolling the halls at the 32nd annual AIPAD photography fair.

Armory Show 2012

Raised spirits at the VIP preview for the 2012 Armory Show.


The Independent Art Fair Comes of Age

See why the über-international Independent fair gives its name-brand competitors a run for their money.

Lonely Americans: Steady, But Not Exuberant, Sales at Frieze London 2011

Led by Richter and Rauch, sales at the Frieze Art Fair swam along steadily, despite the absence of American collectors.

Huffing and Puffing

Five "tune-up" sales of contemporary art in New York kick off the fall 2011 auction season.


Market Predictions From the 2011 "Artelligence" Conference

Miró, Matisse, Leger, Kandinsky and more art market advice for big spenders from the "Artelligence" conference.


Botero and the Gang: 2011 Latin American Auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's

$48 million in sales at Latin American art auctions at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in New York in late May.

Dull American? May 2011 Auctions of American Art

 American art market looks weaker than it is in May auctions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s.