‘Uniquely egregious’: The disturbing precedent of the Baltimore Museum of Art’s deaccessioning plan
Sale of three valuable paintings by Warhol, Still and Marden points to a thirst for a $65m windfall, with no curatorial rationale
Why the Christie's and Sotheby's duopoly is impregnable
The auction houses sell more than 80% of works priced over $1m at auction—can an underdog ever wrestle market share away from them?
The mirage of riches in museums’ vaults
Putting aside museum ethics, Martin Gammon looks at the financial viability of museums deaccessioning their collection as a quick fix for financial trouble
The Salvator Mundi may have changed the market for ever—but we have been through this before
Martin Gammon on the historical precedents of the $450m sale