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Approaching galleries

Jennie Syson offers some advice on approaching galleries, through setting out the different research routes and methods you might use.

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A Q&A with… Rachel Howard, abstract painter reflecting an unstable world

Rachel Howard’s paintings reference an unstable and violent world, drawing on political events and the devastation of war. With two current London exhibitions at Blain Southern and Newport Street Gallery, Fisun Güner talks to the artist about what inspires her work and how her early experience painting spots for Damien Hirst influenced her approach.

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Hauser & Wirth opens new arts centre in Somerset

With galleries in Zurich, London and New York and a stable of international artists, many will be familiar with art dealers Hauser & Wirth. The power couple’s decision to base their latest venture in the picturesque town of Bruton, Somerset, however, might take some by surprise.

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Review: Frieze London – a good education in how the art market works

Is Frieze Art Fair useful in any way to artists and is it good for artists and art? Filmmaker, artist and Frieze first-timer Gillian McIver roams the gallery booths and curated projects at the fair’s vast Regent’s Park marquee and finds the experience useful, enlightening and at times troubling.

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‘Frieze week’: other art fairs are also available

This week is ‘Frieze week’ in London, and as well as the internationally recognised Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, the city will be awash with other fairs, some artist-led and focused, some themed, and some unashamedly commercial.

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Trade off: Markets for art in the UK

Emilia Telese’s opening essay offers analysis of the markets for art in the UK highlighting the ‘contradictions and idiosyncrasies’ of the relationship between artists and money,

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Trade off: Markets for art in the UK

Trade off draws on intelligence gathered at the NAN Roadshow events focused on themes around the art market. Emilia Telese’s opening essay offers analysis of the markets for art in the UK and introduces the set of newly commissioned articles […]

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Our survey says

Ayling & Conroy survey the motives and trends that effect how UK commercial galleries select artists to exhibit.

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