Anny Shaw

Anny Shaw is a contributing art market editor at The Art Newspaper and author of Resist: Rebellion, Dissent & Protest in Art

Hauser & Wirth opens its Basel gallery with Hammershøi show

Mega-gallery has opened its 18th location just in time for the 2024 edition of Art Basel

Prizesnews

Queen Sonja of Norway calls art a ‘unifying force in turbulent times’

The monarch was speaking at her biannual printmaking award ceremony, where Anselm Kiefer received a lifetime achievement award

Italy clamps down on company guaranteeing art investment returns

Art Invest Srl claims it will sell paintings and buy them back for a 6.8% value increase over 18 months

Art marketanalysis

‘Investment galleries’ that pitch art as a safe haven gain ground in the UK

But can the notoriously fickle art market ever be considered a sure bet?

Sotheby’s to lay off dozens of employees in UK with further cuts planned in other locations

Auction house is in “consultation period” ahead of redundancies, sources say

Harmony Korine: 'If life is a movie, every blink could be an edit'

As his paintings go on show at Hauser & Wirth in London, the film-maker, writer and artist tells us about his latest genre-bending output and his biggest influences

Damien Hirst backdated at least 1,000 paintings from his NFT project, investigation reveals

Discrepancies in the dates of Hirst's works are—once again—coming under scrutiny

Kehinde Wiley says he will take legal action to clear his name after fellow artist accuses him of sexual assault

The US artist has been accused of sexually assaulting British-Ghanaian Joseph Awuah-Darko in 2021

Picasso, Giacometti and Bruce Nauman, three artists who ‘redefined sculpture’, to be shown together for first time in London

Exhibition at Gagosian aims to show the “correspondence or unity of material among the three of them,” says its curator

‘There were lots of parties here’: exhibition of Rauschenberg’s photographs opens at his former New York residence

The show in this deeply personal setting offers an insight into the artist‘s relationship to the medium that interested him above all others

As Frieze New York opens, city's art market takes centre stage

The city's collectors were out in force during the fair's preview day at The Shed

'La Psyché': London's National Gallery acquires its first painting by the Impressionist Eva Gonzalès

Acquisition a month before museum's 200th anniversary makes Gonzalès just the 20th woman artist to be represented in the collection

Max Levai, former president of soon closing Marlborough Gallery, brings Frank Auerbach exhibition to Venice

The dealer will show 12 works by the German-British painter spanning 50 years of his career

Dallas collectors Howard and Cindy Rachofsky to auction Lucio Fontana canvas for between $20m to $30m

Punctured work is being offered at Sotheby’s New York after 20 years—and could fetch a record for the Italian post-war artist

Post-war art titan Marlborough Gallery to close after 80 years in business

The firm is winding down its operations globally and will sell off an estimated $250m of art

Richard Serra, creator of audacious steel sculptures, has died aged 85

The American sculptor received the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale

From museum to market in two years: Francis Bacon lover portrait to be auctioned in New York for $30m to $50m

A highlight of Sotheby's May evening sales, Bacon's first full-scale painting of George Dyer was exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2022

Israel in contravention of UN court ruling as it carries out ‘genocidal military campaign’ in Gaza, new Forensic Architecture report says

Report refutes Israel’s claims in The Hague that it has implemented "humanitarian measures" to prevent the loss of civilian life

Sotheby's weathers 'challenging market' with $7.9bn of sales in 2023

Luxury goods and Millennials are helping buoy the bottom line, though fine art remains at the core of the business

Van Gogh Museum dismisses four staff members over alleged misconduct during wildly popular Pokémon exhibition

One of the employees is accused of embezzling a box of specially produced Pokémon cards, according to local media reports

Giant Shepard Fairey work calling for ceasefire in Gaza unfurled at Reina Sofia museum in Madrid

Greenpeace and UnMute Gaza organised the action at the museum because it houses Pablo Picasso’s famous anti-war painting “Guernica”

Banksynews

Banksy’s shredded Girl with Balloon renamed and redated—again

Canvas that “self destructed” at Sotheby’s in 2018 was renamed Love is in the Bin by the artist’s studio—but last year it went on show in Korea with a new title and date

Former Victoria Miro senior director goes it alone with experimental London project

Matt Carey-Williams is looking to shake up the traditional gallery model by bringing “all the protagonists around the table in a slightly different way”

‘Competition replaced by culture of generosity’? Condo London makes post-pandemic return

This month, 50 international galleries are taking part in the gallery sharing model across the UK capital

Relocation, relocation, relocation: London galleries adapt to market turmoil by expanding

Castor and Niru Ratnam are moving to bigger spaces while Emalin is opening a second gallery

New app to sell works by UK's top art graduates

Works at the New Contemporaries exhibition at Camden Art Centre will be available to purchase on Gertrude

Italian court sides with Getty Museum in export dispute over Bassano painting

The Council of State dismissed the Italian culture ministry’s belated attempt to repatriate “absolute masterpiece” from the Los Angeles museum

Banksynews

Banksy calls for an end to war

New mural appeared in south London of three military drones stuck to a red “stop” sign—but has already been removed by two unknown men