Inflation is soaring in the US and UK—here's what it means for the art market
When prices rise, investors often buy art to lower risk and increase returns. But the market's buoyancy may be short-lived, as experience tells us
Christie's to offer Xu Beihong painting for £41m—highest estimate put on an Asian work by a Western auction house
It could become the most expensive Asian work sold by a Western auction house. Meanwhile, young contemporary names proved popular at last night's Sotheby's sale in Hong Kong
Neoliberalism is distorting how we see art—is there no alternative?
While today’s art world has been shaped by the prism of price, our current economic model may not be inevitable
Blue-chip artists move over, here come the red chips
Art as a blue-chip investment has had its day, as buyers chase the latest "red-chip" names