Auction record

Why you cannot trust dealers’ prices—or auction results either

In 2006 we reported that attempts to accurately measure the market are being thwarted by auction guarantees and private sales between tight-lipped collectors

July 2006archive

How long can this amazing art market boom last?

In recent years have seen works sold for explosive prices—and now in 2006 we are asking if this an indication of an accelerating trend or a reflection of the cyclical nature of the market?

Art marketarchive

Auction records off the beaten track

A new Orientalist star overturns Gérôme; Italo-Swiss Alpine artist fetches $9.5 million and “The big wave” sweeps photography to new heights