Louis Legrand’s ‘Elegant with a fan’, showing with Laura Pecheur
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More galleries join Master Drawings New York

On its tenth edition, the event has expanded to include modern and contemporary works

‘Cha-Cha-Cha danced by members of the ICAIC’
©Galerie Nathalie Obadia

Cuba comes in from the cold

As Havana and Washington restore ties, the art world embraces the island

Rosalyn Drexler’s ‘The Misfits’ (1961)

Art Basel Miami Beach’s ‘Survey’

Fair section spotlights influential work from the 20th centur

Visitors to Design Miami 2014
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Firma Casa debuts at Design Miami

The Brazilian gallery will exhibit at the fair for the first time as demand grows for pieces from Central and South America

Martin Johnson Heade’s ‘The Great Florida Sunset’ (1887), which has sold for $5.9m
©Elena Datrino

The Art Market: Great Florida sunrise

Spotlight on Latin American work; American art and Taubman in NewYork; Paris fairs cancelled

From Miguel Angel Rojas’ 1980 ‘Faenza’ series

Colombian artist Miguel Angel Rojas

The artist’s documents of gay life in Bogotá balance beauty and ugliness, politics and lyricism

‘Drawing 36 (after Flink)’ (2015) by Glenn Brown
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‘Unrealism’ could be the next new thing

A Miami exhibition argues for the dominance of figuration over abstraction in the internet era

A Barrington building Graphic. Ambitious 5.5m plans have been unveiled for a pioneering new gallery dedicated to the display and research of Spanish art to be created in County Durham as part of the Auckland Castle restoration and redevelopment project. Monumental works from some of the most significant artists of the 16th and 17th centuries, including El Greco, Ribera, Vel zquez and Zurbar n, are among a collection spanning Spanish and Hispanic art history from the Medieval period to the late 20th Century in the groundbreaking new development opening in 2018.

Spanish masterpieces find a UK home

Durham gallery to showcase paintings by El Greco and Zurbarán

Débora Arango’s works displayed in the new wing of the Medellín Museum of Modern Art
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Medellín Museum of Modern Art

A new wing at the museum symbolises the transformation of the Colombian city from a murder capital to a creative centre

Liu Yiqian looks west with Modigliani buy

Chinese billionaire says art purchases aim for ‘spiritual’ riches

Adrián Villar Rojas on show in Turin

The Argentine artist talks about moving boulders from Turkey to Italy — and why he hates exhibition openings

Beirut’s art mall

The Aïshti Foundation’s shopping centre cum-museum is a sign of the Lebanese capital’s growing art scene

The Art Market: New York bellwether sales

A sexy Modigliani has become the second most expensive work sold at auction — but that’s not the whole picture

Rise of the cyber-saleroom

The big auction houses are expanding their virtual platforms in a bid to reach a wider pool of potential buyers

African artists on the way up

From the Venice Biennale to New York’s Armory Show, the art world’s love affair with Africa is hotting up