Impressionism

Supply wrung out? End of term feel to London Impressionist and Modern art auctions

Sotheby's sale fell below estimate while Christie’s provided some cheer, showing there is still money in Monet – but only the right one

Georgina Adam. with additional reporting by Anna Brady

Masterpieces from London's Courtauld Gallery head to Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

Works by Manet, Van Gogh and Cézanne will return to France for the first time in more than 60 years

Christie’s $416m Impressionist and Modern art sale reaffirms bullish market for top material

Even without a $150m-plus headliner, the auction topped rival Sotheby’s by $100m thanks to deeper, more even bidding

Christie’s to sell second Monet from the Gare Saint-Lazare series after Rockefeller auction

Painting is “one of the most important” by the Impressionist artist to be sold in London in the past 20 years

Monet's urban obsession explored in major new London show

National Gallery exhibition, which includes Rouen cathedral paintings, reveals another side of French Impressionist

Mystery Picasso collector on spending spree buys £49.8m portrait of Marie-Thérèse

Buyer bidding through advisors Gurr Johns, combined with strong Asian interest, buoys London Impressionist and Modern art sales at Christie's and Sotheby's

Beyond Leonardo: the artists who led the auctions in 2017

We survey the top five results in key markets, from Old Masters to Post-war and contemporary

Solid $269.7m at Sotheby's maintains momentum in Impressionist and Modern market

New York sale results boosted by strong Asian and Russian buying, and shored up by guarantees

Christie’s $479.3m Impressionist and Modern sale hits highest total since 2007

Pent-up demand for top material kicks off New York's key auction week, with a $81.3m Van Gogh and records for Léger, Magritte, Man Ray and Vuillard

Optimism abounds heading into November auctions in New York

Discretionary sellers gain confidence in the market and Christie's leads its contemporary sale with Da Vinci—but recent overreaches sound a cautionary note

Kandinsky record falls twice in patchy Sotheby’s sale

With three lots making over £20m with fees, Sotheby’s long-winded Impressionist & Modern Art auction improves on 2016 but falls just short of a stiff estimate

Artists who made it a family affair: Madrid, Frankfurt, and Philadelphia explore the creative exploits of collaborative families

Kobro and Strzeminski, Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Pierre-Auguste and Jean Renoir's relationships are each subject to in-depth review

New retrospective in Paris for Pissarro, the first of the Impressionists

This will be one of three exhibitions on Pissarro in Europe this year, providing unparalleled access to the artist's greatest works

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Pierre Bonnard: easily misrepresented

Few books adequately explain Bonnard’s intentions and achievements. A new one is no exception

Musée d'Orsay sends Manet’s Olympia to Russia

French masterpiece, which goes on show at Moscow’s State Pushkin Museum this month, has only ever left Paris once before

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A world away from the rest: David D'Arcy on Paula-Modersohn Becker at Galerie St. Etienne

A show of the artist's work reveals her proximity to and distance from both modernism and academicism

Van Gogh and Malevich works are star lots in Sotheby’s November sales in New York

The auction house looks to hold on to its lead in Impressionist and Modern art against rival Christie’s

A healthy dose of nature: David D’Arcy on van Gogh’s landscapes

An exhibition at the Clark Art Institute is a road map for the artist’s psychological journey

Restituted works help Sotheby’s lead the way in London sales

Impressionist and Modern art auctions were in line with expectations

Sotheby’s stands alone and sweeps up $368.3m at Impressionist sales

The auction house took a chance sticking to a schedule that clashed with the Venice Biennale’s opening—and it paid off

Maltaarchive

Polish-born collector Zdzislaw Bieganski to found museum in Malta

Works include Picasso and Van Gogh, but many are yet to be authenticated

Collectorsarchive

Interview with collector David Lewis: “It’s fun to watch people enjoy our paintings”

After 40 years of silence, Lewis talks publicly on the eve of his major loan exhibition

Books: Impressionist women and Impressionists’ women

New works on a quartet of women painters and the wives and models of three of the men

Auctionsarchive

Impressionist art: unknown Russian buys $95m Picasso

New buyer beat established collectors at Sotheby’s impressionist and modern art sales in New York

Auctionsarchive

New Ukrainian buyer spends £12 million on Modern paintings

American buyers have returned and Asian collectors were also active