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Sotheby’s comes out fighting ahead of auction season

Refinancing deals double amount available for guarantees to $600m

Published online: 28 August 2014

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Chinese art buyers turn to private sales

Deals behind closed doors have the advantage of keeping prices off the record books

Published online: 27 August 2014

Fakes plaguing Chinese antiques market drive boom in research

Art advisers and dealers have been building private libraries of auction and exhibition catalogues in a bid to plug gaps in provenance

Published online: 26 August 2014

Proposed Swiss law could be a major drag for Art Basel

Anti-tobacco law may affect sponsorship deal

Published online: 19 August 2014

Christie’s sued over Australian fake

A Sydney-based barrister says the auction house failed to tell her their concerns over a work purportedly by Albert Tucker

Published online: 19 August 2014

Online auctioneers raise the stakes with no buyer’s premium sales

Paddle8 and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury’s partnership challenges the norms

Published online: 14 August 2014

 

The guy that paid for the golden egg

It was eighth time lucky for the Midwest American seller of a previously lost Fabergé egg. The unnamed, part-time dealer bought it recently...

Guess who?

When we come across an auction with a mysterious title that only identifies the art as coming “from the collection of a lady”, we often...

Paddle8 graced by a Princess

Paddle8 has made a right royal appointment with the news that Princess Eugenie, the Queen's granddaughter, will join the New York-based,...

 

Will Brazil's bubble burst?

At Art Basel Miami Beach a leading art market expert and an artist discuss the vogue for all things Brazilian. Is this the result of the expanding economy or a flourishing art scene?