Will the May auctions have a spring in their step?

If sales so far this year are anything to go by, the high-profile auctions taking place this month may not bring much excitement

3 May 2024

Who really pays for public exhibitions?

The Venice Biennale is a good time to pull back the curtain on the funding of major arts events, which can often be shrouded in mystery

15 Apr 2024

How Adriano Pedrosa is opening up the Venice Biennale

The director of the 2024 Biennale talks to Apollo about the challenges the event faces and why he is sanguine about the changing political tides

15 Apr 2024

What’s in store for the art market in 2024?

After a period of mediocre post-pandemic growth, what will the next year bring? Apollo’s columnist peers through the mists to make some predictions

2 Jan 2024

Why won’t the UK government stand up for the arts?

The art market is one of Britain’s economic successes, but politicians of all stripes are unsupportive of the sector

28 Nov 2023

How healthy is London’s contemporary art market?

The first Frieze Art Fair in 2003 made the capital cool again – but how much does it matter now, 20 years on?

9 Oct 2023

Is Frieze Art Fair still a hot ticket?

Seven leading curators, art advisors and gallerists look back on the launch of the London event and consider how relevant it is today

4 Oct 2023

Can selling artworks in small pieces yield big dividends?

A new breed of business is offering investors shares in blue-chip artworks – and making big claims about their profitability

25 Aug 2023

The young gallerists reinvigorating London’s art scene

A wave of emerging galleries is breaking across the capital despite difficult economic conditions

10 Jul 2023
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Who’s afraid of video art?

Six leading figures in the art world discuss the challenges of collecting and showing video art

8 Jun 2023

Who really wants to buy video art?

Video art makes the running in the art world – but commercially, it has some catching up to do

30 May 2023

How New York took over the art world

After decades of globalisation, the centre of gravity is shifting back to the Big Apple

27 Apr 2023

Why does Surrealism feel so contemporary?

As the movement approaches its 100th anniversary, six experts explain why it continues to inspire artists, collectors and curators today

31 Mar 2023

Why is Surrealist art so popular?

Public and curatorial interest in the avant-garde movement shows no signs of abating but the market is less stable

27 Mar 2023

What does the future hold for the antiquities trade?

A new drive to ensure that ancient objects were obtained legally is transforming the market

27 Feb 2023

Does the Old Masters market need to learn some new tricks?

Are collectors less interested than they used to be, or is the trade showing a lack of imagination? Five experts weigh in.

31 Jan 2023

How healthy is the market for Old Masters?

Blockbuster shows and occasional auction records can seem at odds with the lukewarm interest from collectors

30 Jan 2023
Visitors at Art Basel Miami Beach in November 2022

What will happen to the art market in 2023?

After the uncertainty of the pandemic, the art market bounced back in 2022, but what challenges will the new year bring?

29 Dec 2022

Can NFTs make a comeback?

Five leading figures in the digital art world offer their insights into how the NFT market will evolve following the crypto crash

30 Nov 2022
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NFTs after the crypto crash – what happens now?

Are NFTs a revolutionary approach to new media art or simply a fleeting trend? Jane Morris explores the role of non-fungible tokens today

28 Nov 2022
Pieno di Vuoto by Minjung Kim

Is bypassing a gallery as lucrative as it seems?

The boom in international demand for contemporary art has seen more and more living artists begin to sell at auction. But who stands to gain?

24 Oct 2022

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