Interview with Simon de Pury: “Photography may slacken off; design has great potential”

Phillips’ international star talks about plans for the future, guarantees and what happens to those unsold pictures

Photography auction report: Americana and fashion photography in vogue

Market gains ground as annual auctions bring in new collectors

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Auction guarantees are dividing the art trade

Insurance for sellers or market manipulation?

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Key lots: Contemporary and post-war

Sarah Morris, Mark Bradford, and Andy Warhol are this season's London highlights

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Contemporary Art auction report: Warhol’s dollar bills attract big bucks in New York sales

The market has recalibrated, but major pieces spark highly charged bidding wars

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A surprise show of strength at Frieze week post-war and contemporary auctions

Houses keep their heads above water with wider international selection


Saatchi purchase makes collector Howard Faber think again

$6m from sale of Chinese paintings, including a Zeng Fanzhi, encourages him to review his remaining collection


Contemporary sales, London: Phillips struggles in bid to lead auction week

But Bacon brings profitable business to Christie’s and Sotheby’s


Phillips de Pury plans seven-hour sale during Frieze week

The sales include the private collection of Marino Golinelli

Bernard Arnault sells 70% of his stake in Phillips de Pury Luxembourg

The luxury goods mogul cuts his losses from auction house investment


Sotheby’s ends auctions in Chicago

Twentieth-century decorative arts market may shift to local firms and Phillips

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Contemporary and Post-war art auction sales do better than expected

Gary Hume, Sam Taylor-Wood and Cecily Brown prove that it’s never too soon to be an auction star


Phillips finds NY home while its owner, Bernard Arnault, headhunts in Sotheby’s

The auction house has acquired a 5,000 square foot facility in Manhattan


A new head of Asian art at Phillips: Interview with Colin Sheaf

“London remains a huge centre for collectors all over Europe”

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Phillips moves into Judaica sales in New York

A difficult market now centred on Israel and Amsterdam