Guarantees, withdrawals and billionaires bidding at their own auction houses: Flagging market gets by with a little help from its friends
Don't be fooled by the higher-than-ever sale figures—the market is softening
Art market predictions for 2023: wet painting is out but guarantees are here to stay
Auctioneer Simon de Pury looks into his crystal hammer
In a guaranteed market, buyers and sellers crave the unpredictable
The recent London auctions suggested a market of extremes, with some seeking the safety of guarantees and others speculating on works by young stars on the rise
Adam Chinn to leave Sotheby's after chief operating officer role is 'eliminated'
Former deal-maker, who joined the auction house in 2016 with the acquisition of Art Agency, Partners, will leave on 31 December
Guarantees: the next big art market scandal?
Common mistakes of rookie auction guarantors
Guarantees can be lucrative, but in the face of savvy competition, novices can get burnt when backing works as a third-party