Fair report: International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York. “Haute Modernism” and antiquities at the forefront
With American classical furniture and decorative arts in close second place
Fears of a crackdown after the handover turns out to have been exaggerated, but the picture in Hong Kong is far from rosy
Hard times on Hollywood Road
Chinese privatise their auction scene
Rapid advances as new companies model their catalogues and conditions of sale on Western models
Despite a slow start, enthusiasm for the Antique is evident at the TEFAF Basel
The TEFAF Basel saw only 12,500 visitors, but some good sales nonetheless. Could the organisers have promoted it more?