Editions & multiples

Art market

Holy hammer! Near mint copy of Batman #1 sells for record $2.2m at Heritage Auctions

The rare 1940 issue, which marks the first appearance of the Joker and Catwoman, is the second most expensive comic book ever sold

Art fairs

Limited editions with unlimited appeal

Prints prove a big hit at Art Basel

Art market

Hoteliers become curators as reproductions create market niche

Trend towards licensing works for use in the hospitality industry can offer a new income stream for artists

Joseph Beuys

Broad Foundation acquires one of the largest groups of work by Beuys in the world

Some will go on show in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art expansion next year