The blue chip delusion: why investors should be wary of the brand name lure
Art is pitched as an asset class, but even big-name artists are not guaranteed to hold their value, let alone turn a profit
This could be the first Cimabue painting to be sold at auction in recent times
Panel depicting the Mocking of Christ will go on sale at French auction house, in collaboration with Eric Turquin, in October
Feeling the pinch: why the middle-class collector is a dying breed
The Vogels filled their modest apartment with contemporary art, but wage stagnation has seen the professional-classes squeezed out of this overheated market
Is this $30m portrait the 'last Botticelli'?
Painting will be exhibited at Frieze Masters next month, after a "style of Botticelli" sleeper sold for over £6m at Zurich auction in June
Newly launched Hastings Contemporary reveals an ‘entrepreneurial’ institutional model
Located on England’s south coast, the independent charity is collaborating with commercial galleries to mount exhibitions
Price match! Old Masters vs contemporary art: what can you get for your money?
As London's Classic Week of sales comes to a close, we take a look at what the same sum will buy you at either end of the art historical timeline