US federal prosecutors have charged a New York art dealer with tax fraud in connection with the sale of paintings she claimed to be the works of celebrated artists, but some of which the government said were fakes.Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 5:23am
Jenny Pat may be the director of an art gallery, but she loves blank walls. Paintings at her home are not hung, but rest casually against the sides of rooms.4 Mar 2013 - 12:00pm
Two decades ago, when Emmanuel Perrotin was 21, he began exhibiting work by aspiring artists in his Paris apartment. 'I managed to hide my bed in the closet, and took it out at night in the middle of the exhibits,' he said.17 May 2012 - 12:00am
Zhang Ji, a wealthy Shanghai-based businessman, is eyeing some 18th- and 19th-century Western paintings for sale in the Netherlands, at the world's largest arts and antiques fair.
But Zhang, who owns a cable- and wire-making factory, is wary because he suspects that the artworks' prices might have been set higher, with Chinese buyers in mind rather than Western ones.21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
As economies in Europe and America slump, Western art dealers are turning their attention towards Asia.
Next week, more than 20 galleries - from the United States, Britain, France and the Netherlands - will make their debut at Fine Art Asia in Hong Kong, a fair showcasing antiques and contemporary art.28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Unrest in the Middle East, natural disasters in Japan and the volatile equity market in the West have cast a cloud over this year's European Fine Art Fair (Tefaf) but dealers were quick to find a silver lining in the burgeoning Chinese economy.11 Apr 2011 - 12:00am