Anything London can do, Paris can do better?

French capital mounts a charm offensive in the battle to win collectors’ hearts and minds

Published online: 17 October 2014

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German painters are the toast of London

Polke, Kiefer and Richter dominate, but lesser-known stars are rising

Published online: 16 October 2014

‘Flipping’: filthy lucre or sound business plan?

Market speculation can offer rich rewards, but in the long term, it may do artists more harm than good

Published online: 15 October 2014

Christie’s tips its hat to Magritte in New York sales

Three works by the Belgian Surrealist are due to come to the auction house in November

Published online: 10 October 2014

The new face of Phillips

Chairman Edward Dolman is bullish on new spaces, new markets and taking on the duopoly

Published online: 09 October 2014

Damien Hirst’s take on the wunderkammer

The artist’s installation in a 19th-century taxidermy house will be auctioned to benefit natural science education

Published online: 03 October 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?