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Art Dubai grows wise in a maturing market

Bold installations sell to ideas-driven regional collectors

Published online: 24 March 2015

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Sotheby’s launches live auctions on eBay

Collectors can take part in sales streamed online from April

Published online: 17 March 2015

At Tefaf Maastricht, art dealers mix old and new more than ever

Contemporary works fresh from the studio hang alongside Renaissance masterpieces

Published online: 16 March 2015

Sotheby’s appoints new president with plans to grow its brand

Tad Smith comes to the auction house from media and entertainment companies

Published online: 16 March 2015

The expat effect: many early adopters of the Hong Kong fair were born elsewhere

Dubai’s art fair also harnesses the interest of the city’s cosmopolitan inhabitants

Published online: 13 March 2015

Nearly half of the €51bn spent on art last year was on a handful of high-end works

According to the economist Clare McAndrew’s annual report for Tefaf, there are fewer sales happening at higher prices

Published online: 11 March 2015

 

Ruskin’s flirtation with photography

An auction sleeper lot of 188 daguerreotypes estimated at £80-£100 has turned out to have belonged to John Ruskin, making the collection...

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...

 

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?