Alexandra Bregman

Lawyers for Rybolovlev and Sotheby's spar on first day of New York fraud trial

At issue is whether the auction house "aided and abetted" Yves Bouvier in inflating prices in four private sales

The market for photography is on a roll

The launch of Photofairs New York during Armory Week reflects a resurgent market for photographs and related media


Bangalore's new Museum of Art & Photography looks to attract India's digital generation

While the pandemic held up MAP's construction it made 100 exhibits available online—a strategy that will continue beyond its physical opening

Foundation of Victor Vasarely accuses London gallery of selling works by the Op artist that it doesn't own

An exhibition at Mazzoleni Art is embroiled in a longstanding and torrid dispute between members of Vasarely's family

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Russian oligarch and art collector creates Bond-style lair on Greek island

Dmitry Rybolovlev’s private island is being transformed into a resort patrolled by snipers—but will it be an "art island"?

Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier sells Singapore freeport to Chinese crypto billionaire Jihan Wu for a reported $28.4m

Sale marks a significant loss for Bouvier, who paid $70m to build the state-of-the-art facility in 2010

Asia Week auctions reveal breadth of the market

Christie’s and Sotheby’s dominate in terms of value but smaller firms can compete in the field of Asian art, with the internet’s help

New York DA’s Antiquities Trafficking Unit starts the new year with double seizures

The newly formed team, led by Assistant District Attorney Matthew Bogdanos, has been cracking down on ancient art dealers and collectors


Will the US tax proposal sell out art buyers?

A proposed revision to the tax code could subject sellers to capital gains tax on art and slow the market

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Asia Week broadens its horizons with 50 exhibitors

Contemporary works join ceramics and ink paintings from specialist dealers