Paris auction house holds protest sale

Piasa shifts its strategy to focus on Modern and contemporary art and design

Published online: 23 October 2014

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Paris fair sheds its Frenchness

Pinault and Arnault invitation to view Fiac ahead of VIPs pays dividends

Published online: 22 October 2014

Art Basel and Central St Martins will teach you what to buy in Hong Kong

The Swiss fair and London art school collaborate with the University of Hong Kong on a course for new collectors

Published online: 22 October 2014

Anything London can do, Paris can do better?

French capital mounts a charm offensive in the battle to win collectors’ hearts and minds

Published online: 17 October 2014

German painters are the toast of London

Polke, Kiefer and Richter dominate, but lesser-known stars are rising

Published online: 16 October 2014

‘Flipping’: filthy lucre or sound business plan?

Market speculation can offer rich rewards, but in the long term, it may do artists more harm than good

Published online: 15 October 2014


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