Value

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Art market

Diamond skull will go to auction if it fails to sell, says Damien Hirst

"A number of interested individuals are looking to purchase the skull at its full price of $100m"

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Art market

Tribunal rules in favour of disclosing price of Conrad Shawcross piece

After initially refusing , the true price was eventually disclosed

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Pre-Colombian

Respected Pre-Colombian art dealers indicted over fraud

The Merrin brothers are accused of defrauding clients out of millions of dollars

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Art market

Rumoured sale of Damien Hirst's formaldehyde tiger shark to US billionaire Steve Cohen confirmed by Saatchi Collection

Scepticism surrounds the supposed value of $12 million

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Art market

Dealers are the art world's real brains

Let us face facts. Before money changes hands, unfamiliar art is not studied because nobody thinks it is worthy of study

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Art market

Test your market savvy at the Courtauld's "The value of art"

The exhibition challenges you to decide which work of art is more valuable

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Ancient Greece

New evidence shows painted Greek pottery would have been found in Poundland rather than at Plato's dinner table

Greek vases were incredibly cheap at the time, despite taking pride of place in our museums