Brussels fair offers a mixed bag of art surprises, from decomposing head to bronze turtles

International dealers bring an eclectic selection of works to Brafa

Published online: 24 January 2015

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Sotheby’s wins case involving questionable Caravaggio

A court finds the auction house was not negligent in its assessment of a work Denis Mahon later identified as by the artist’s hand

Published online: 16 January 2015

New York’s first Italian sale to look beyond Arte Povera

Curator Francesco Bonami is organising a Phillips auction in April

Published online: 12 January 2015

High-level exits herald change at big two houses

Focus on business models of Sotheby’s and Christie’s as chief executives go

Published online: 07 January 2015

Sleeper Constable sketch back on the auction block with $2m-$3m estimate

Recently sold for £3,500, the work has been authenticated as a study for the Tate’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows

Published online: 07 January 2015

Former director of Barnes Foundation heads to Christie’s Impressionist and Modern art department

Derek Gillman’s appointment comes in the midst of a management shake-up at the auction house

Published online: 06 January 2015


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