Is another bubble about to burst in the fine art market?
In 2000 we noted that single-owner collections sent prices spiralling upwards which was good news for the salerooms, but disastrous for museums with dwindling budgets
Are auction houses creating a bigger market for all or squeezing out the competition?
In 1998 we reflected on Sotheby's and Christie's recent move to sell cutting edge contemporary art as being a watershed moment
A guide to bad times: why the market downturn is good news for true collectors
We observed that while the market was feeling fragile during the 1991 slump, fortunes have a way of turning around