Contemporary art

How to buy contemporary art
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How to buy contemporary art

Curator Michael Doohan on how to get going on your art collection
28 Nov 2017
How to invest in the art stars of the future
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How to invest in the art stars of the future

Expert Ryan Stanier explains how to spot the new names whose work may go on to soar in value
29 Sep 2017
Basquiat at the Barbican: Boom for Real
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Basquiat at the Barbican: Boom for Real

Curator Eleanor Nairne talks about the influences to be found in the pioneering work of Jean-Michel Basquiat in his first UK retrospective
18 Sep 2017
Some Time: Richard Deacon at Antwerp's Middelheim Museum
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Some Time: Richard Deacon at Antwerp's Middelheim Museum

The Turner Prize-winning artist and 'master of abstract sculpture' unveils his first solo outdoor exhibition at the historic sculpture park
31 May 2017
What to buy at the Art & Antiques Fair Olympia
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What to buy at the Art & Antiques Fair Olympia

After 25 years in the trade, Mary Claire Boyd knows a thing or two about building a collection and scouting for top investment pieces
30 May 2017
What to buy at the Swann Galleries Graphic Design sale
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What to buy at the Swann Galleries Graphic Design sale

The New York saleroom's upcoming auction includes works by graphic design giants Paul Nash and Leonetto Cappiello
12 May 2017
Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable
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Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable

Francois Pinault, president of the Palazzo Grassi, on the Venice museum's extraordinary exhibition that has been a decade in the making
21 Apr 2017

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Whitney Biennial: New York's controversial showcase returns
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Whitney Biennial: New York's controversial showcase returns

The provocative exhibition features 63 artists and is for the first time housed in Renzo Piano's striking new downtown home for the museum
3 Mar 2017
On the Street: Eduardo Paolozzi at the Whitechapel Gallery
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On the Street: Eduardo Paolozzi at the Whitechapel Gallery

The artist popularised Pop Art prints but it's his sculptures that strike a chord with London pedestrians
15 Feb 2017
The Place Is Here: Black Art exhibition opens in Nottingham
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The Place Is Here: Black Art exhibition opens in Nottingham

Contemporary gallery pays tribute to the artists who put black issues in the spotlight in the 1980s
3 Feb 2017
Artes Mundi: The accolade creatives crave
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Artes Mundi: The accolade creatives crave

With exhibitions across Cardiff and a Welsh artist up for the £40,000 prize for the first time since 2006, the biennial is hot property
26 Oct 2016
David Hockney and Martin Gayford on the history of pictures
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David Hockney and Martin Gayford on the history of pictures

In an excerpt from their new book, the pair discuss everything from Michelangelo to Walt Disney and the abiding importance of art
25 Oct 2016
Fiac: The art fair illuminating the city of light
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Fiac: The art fair illuminating the city of light

The 2016 edition of one of Paris's premier cultural events promises to set a new bar for unusual work exhibited in unexpected places
18 Oct 2016
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