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The great African art buy-back

Sindika Dokolo is offering collectors what they paid. And no more

Published online: 17 December 2014

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Sotheby’s steals a march with Churchill’s paintings

Items offered are from the estate of the prime minister’s daughter Mary Soames

Published online: 11 December 2014

French antique dealers target younger collectors with new fair

Paris Beaux-Arts to run in parallel with La Biennale des Antiquaires, but will include more contemporary and international galleries

Published online: 11 December 2014

Fire at Paris Old Master gallery

Paintings protected from damage by high-security vault

Published online: 09 December 2014

China’s gentlemen collectors have a cachet that money can’t buy

While records tumble in the saleroom, museums are quietly celebrating the literati tradition

Published online: 08 December 2014

What on earth would Leo Castelli have thought?

Artists are hiring agents, sending works to auction and selling via Instagram

Published online: 03 December 2014

 

The guy that paid for the golden egg

It was eighth time lucky for the Midwest American seller of a previously lost Fabergé egg. The unnamed, part-time dealer bought it recently...

Guess who?

When we come across an auction with a mysterious title that only identifies the art as coming “from the collection of a lady”, we often...

Paddle8 graced by a Princess

Paddle8 has made a right royal appointment with the news that Princess Eugenie, the Queen's granddaughter, will join the New York-based,...

 

Will Brazil's bubble burst?

At Art Basel Miami Beach a leading art market expert and an artist discuss the vogue for all things Brazilian. Is this the result of the expanding economy or a flourishing art scene?