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Auctions + Art Fairs
12.1.2019 by Jamie Anderson

The principle three auction houses in London all held their major sales in Modern British Art last week. Although the auctions only represent one aspect of this thriving market it is still useful to analyse their results to take stock of general trends and collecting habits.

Auctions + Art Fairs
5.2.2018 by Ray Waterhouse

The most important single owner sale ever to hit the auction block comes up next week at Christies New York. The world-renowned collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller has a number of major masterpieces worthy of the best museums, and many other very high-quality works for which top collectors will compete.

Auctions + Art Fairs
11.3.2016 by Ray Waterhouse

Fine Art Brokers introduces Sotheby's and Christie's Impressionist & Modern evening sales, New York, 2016.

Auctions + Art Fairs
11.3.2016 by Jamie Anderson

Bowie’s collection is as eclectic as its creator's musical output, a reflection of his modus operandi whereby he sought to ‘collect ideas’ above any fixed group or theme, although his core interest was clearly mid-century British Art.

Auctions + Art Fairs
11.3.2016 by Ray Waterhouse

Last Wednesday, October 26th saw the first fair run by The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) come to an end in New York, after a five day run. The reaction from visitors and exhibitors was very positive.

Auctions + Art Fairs, Collecting + Investing
11.3.2016 by Ray Waterhouse & Jonathan Dodd

The first part of an occasional guide, both informative and irreverent, to the art world’s usage and abusage of the English language, originally written by us in 1991 but still surprisingly relevant.

Auctions + Art Fairs
5.4.2015 by Stefany Morris

Between May 5 and May 15, the main New York auction houses will feature no fewer than 11 sales comprised of Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art. Monet takes center stage with 10 canvases, four of which are estimated at or above $15 million, Giacometti and Picasso are also poised to break records.