Gagosian opened its new gallery space in Grosvenor Hill at the end of last year
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Mega-galleries edge out Mayfair masters

Contemporary art dealers move into prime locations

How an artist’s legacy became big business

From Mark Rothko to Henry Moore, the stakes are high in an inflated art market

Turkish contemporary art in Freiburg

Art tackles issues from gender to book-burning and money’s influence on the art world

Christie's announces its 250th anniversary sale with three highlights: a family portrait by Lucian Freud (1992), left, a portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds and a pivotal example of British Aestheticism from 1864 by Lord Frederic Leighton
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Christie’s first-half art sales disappoint

Auction house eyes small lots and internet to counteract decline

Alexander Calder’s ‘Tripes’ (1974)
©2016 Calder Foundation

The Art Market: Oh you pretty things

Lawsuits hot up as market cools; Bowie bonanza; musical manuscripts

Basilius Besler : The Great Flower Book

First edition of Copernicus’ ideas for sale

Outstanding scientific library goes under hammer at Christie’s

Jusepe de Ribera’s 17th-century ‘A philosopher holding a mirror’, at Colnaghi

The Art Market: Old Masters sitting pretty

Older art proves resilient; Beijing museum for sale; an Englishman in New York; all the President’s furnishings

Corot’s ‘Italian Woman’ (c1870)
©The National Gallery, London

Review: ‘Painters’ Paintings’, National Gallery, London

The rich significance of artists’ collections

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The Art Market: now what?

Our columnist looks back to crises past and changes in the art world

Marble mourners at Christie’s

The Art Market: Swan-necked beauty steals the show

Sotheby’s sale reassures market; mourners go to Louvre; Bonhams loses Africa hand; antiques in London

Highlights of the Masterpiece fair

Deals afoot, from fast cars to classical antiquities

Building the ‘Russian Whitney’

Vasili Tsereteli is expanding the audience for avant-garde art in Moscow, and assembling a vast trove of modern Russian work

Britart through the ages

Attitudes to British art are changing, with classic works displayed — and sold — next to contemporary favourites

Domaine du Muy: art, naturally

Meet the man behind a new idyllic sculpture park in the south of France

Activism among the millionaires in Basel

Artists are encouraging fair-goers to confront Europe’s refugee crisis