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Masterpiece London to expand to Hong Kong with Fine Art Asia

Masterpiece, the London-based art fair that spans modern and contemporary art as well as antiquities and jewellery, announced on Friday that it will be expanding to Hong Kong. Its international expansion efforts beyond London have long been anticipated since receiving an investment from Art Basel parent company MCH Group. The Hong Kong operation will not […]

UBS is Fined $4.2 Billion in French Tax-Evasion Case

UBS, the Swiss investment bank and financial services firm, better known as the main Art Basel partner, has been fined 4.2 billion for aiding some of its French clients evade taxes. The fine was enforced by a court in Paris that found UBS guilty of tax fraud and laundering proceeds as well as illicit solicitation […]

Howard Read says Cheim & Read will leave the ‘Castelli Model’ of business behind

In an Art Basel Miami Beach art market talk called ‘The Future of the Artist and Gallerist Relationship,’ a panel discussed the evolving art fair scene and its implications on the contemporary art gallery. Moderated by art dealer and art fair founder Edward Winkleman, the panel consisted of Amsterdam-based artist Irene Kopelman, LA Commonwealth and […]