Is the art market about to tank? What the experts say

Six leading economists and art advisers offer their insights into how the market will be affected by a global recession

29 Sep 2022

How will a global recession affect the art market?

There is a growing nervousness about the effect a predicted global downturn might have on the art market’s post-pandemic bounce-back

26 Sep 2022
The Rituals of Things (2022) by Baan Noorg Collaborative Arts and Culture

What can Documenta teach the market?

This year’s Documenta is possibly the most challenging edition yet – so why is much of the art market failing to attend?

30 Aug 2022

What the art world really thinks about Documenta 15

Six museum directors, curators and gallerists give their take on the controversies surrounding this year’s exhibition in Kassel

23 Aug 2022
Sotheby's Auction House, London

Can the UK art market bounce back?

As the UK falls behind in the global market, Jane Morris considers the route to reclaiming its competitive status

15 Jun 2022
Jadé Fadojutimi painting

Bright young things – the rapid rise of contemporary art’s newest stars

The next generation of contemporary artists may be emerging in the primary market galleries but just how secure is their future?

30 May 2022
Jeremy Deller’s We sit starving amidst our gold (detail), on view at the Venice Biennale in 2013. Photo: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

The art world’s problem with Russian money

As the number of global billionaires has ballooned, the art world has become increasingly reliable on questionable funds from Russia and elsewhere

28 Apr 2022
Cecilia Alemani

Woman of the moment – how Cecilia Alemani is shaking up the Venice Biennale

The Biennale’s artistic director is taking viewers on a surreal journey this year – with women artists at the heart of things

5 Apr 2022