Richelle Simon


Surfacing on the market: Leaf out of a book (of hours)

Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Rare Books Signature Collection

Experts identify top six scandals amid boom in art crime

As new challenges emerge, tighter regulation is needed, they tell New York conference

Volkswagen’s extended sponsorship deal to include Greater New York survey at MoMA PS1

MoMA is ‘das museum’, German carmaker says, as it expands support to cover digital education, exhibitions and events for the next two years

Bloomberg Philanthropies gives four US cities up to $1m for public art

The former New York mayor’s charity is funding projects across the country

UBS names art writer and advisor to oversee corporate art collection

UBS names art writer and advisor to oversee corporate art collection

Surfacing on the market: the other Fabergé

Doyle, New York, Belle Epoque: 19th- and 20th-century Decorative Arts, 3 June

Palace replica opens at Chinese movie studios, despite official complaints

Authorities at the Old Summer Palace in Beijing tried to block the copy from being built

Massive tomb complex discovered in Beijing suburb

Burial site spans 11 centuries and includes rare frescoes

Surfacing on the market: Champion of the common man

Leslie Hindman, Chicago, Property from the Collection of Carol and Richard Levin, 20 May

Officials threaten to sue Chinese movie studios over replica of looted heritage site

Due to open to tourists in May, a recreation of the Old Summer Palace is seen by many as a reminder of a humiliating chapter in the country’s history

Archaeologists redraw the path of the Great Wall

Ruins found in the far north of China are believed to be a section of the ancient fortification

Chinese billionaire’s buying spree continues unabated

Liu Yiqian bought a Song Dynasty <i>guan</i> vase for $14.7m at Sotheby’s Hong Kong this week


Barbara Allbritton sues IRS for $40.6m tax refund

The collector is arguing that no transfer of ownership of her collection ever took place


Christie’s buys digital management system

Collectrium is a digital multi-tool for art collection