Nicholas Powell


TEFAF Basel proves a strong venue for antiquities dealers

Second fair surpasses first in sales for certain subjects

Art fairsarchive

Chirac for FIAC: Many welcome changes for collectors and galleries to remedy last year's poor performance

The ailing fair has brought in radical new measures including a party with the President at the Elysée Palace to encourage collectors and improve the standard of exhibitors


Dealers talk about collectors

“A bit mad, but in a nice way”—Jean-Claude Binoche


Pillaged Cambodian art sold at Sotheby’s and displayed in the Met

Despite being published last year by the International Council of Museums, severed stone heads are circulating in London and New York


Petra is suffering from mass tourism

UNESCO conducted and produced a report on tourist threat to raise the alarm

Art marketarchive

Cautious sales in a buoyant French auction market

Good pickings for private collectors at Drouot auctions