Crisis, what crisis? Global import and export of art set to hit record levels by the end of 2022, according to Art Basel/UBS report

Demand from collectors remains “extremely resilient”—but survey asks how long can the current model be sustained? Anny Shaw (TheArtnewspaper) A visitor at Frieze Masters 2022—one of a number of fairs this year that held live events with no social distancing measures. Courtesy of Frieze After the art market bounced back better than expected in 2021,…

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Inflation Fueling Red-Hot Art Market? High Prices Draw More Sellers

The art market is tracking for record highs, says UBS and Art Basel. Martine Paris3 November 2022 at 16:48 GMT A visitor walks past an art installation during Art Basel Miami Beach. Photographer: Scott McIntyre/Bloomberg It’s boom times for the art world as high-net-worth collectors flock to international shows in search of exciting new finds. Buyers are bullish about…

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How the Cubists used illusions to break and remake painting

‘Cubism and the Trompe l’Oeil Tradition’ at the Metropolitan Museum sparkles with works by Picasso, Braque and Gris November 5 2022 ‘Still life with Compote and Glass’ by Pablo Picasso (1914-1915) © Estate of Pablo Picasso/ARS Cubism sprang on to the scene in the early years of the last century, blaring its break from the…

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Central London’s calling: smaller galleries bank on bigger spaces despite economic uncertainty

In the post-Brexit, post-pandemic era, dealers are moving into new and more central venues in London London’s Fitzrovia has seen several galleries pop up in new spaces Photo: Flavius Călin/Unsplash A flurry of moves and expansions among London’s smaller and mid-sized galleries suggests dealers are rising to the twin challenges of economic and political crisis.…

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Paris+ par Art Basel concludes highly successful debut edition marked by buoyant sales, vibrant city-wide programming, and strong attendance from international collectors and institutions

Paris+ par Art Basel concludes highly successful debut edition marked by buoyant sales, vibrant city-wide programming, and strong attendance from international collectors and institutions The first edition of Paris+ par Art Basel closed on Sunday, October 23, following a week of vigorous sales across all sectors of the market and throughout the duration of the…

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