The art collector Charles Saatchi appears to be relinquishing control of the country’s best-known and most popular private museum of contemporary art.
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Tefaf Maastricht is Europe’s largest marketplace for old-master paintings and antiques. The problem is that most collectors nowadays want contemporary art.
The annual Art Basel and UBS report shows market growth is stagnating. “The art world seems to have a conversion problem,” one expert said.
Scholars are divided about whether a painting found in an attic is actually by the Italian painter. Take a close look: There are arguments on both sides.
The auction house says earnings were bolstered by $1 billion in private sales, though profitability was down, and that online-only sales were up.
Christie’s said a Hawaiian sculpture that it sold in 2017 was about 200 years old. But some experts aren’t convinced.
British dealers, auctioneers and artists are bracing for the departure from the European Union. Some see advantages to life outside the bloc.
The Victorian art critic’s ideas about how industrialization stifled creativity and polluted the environment are just as relevant today as they were in the 19th century.
Dealers worry that a report recommending that museums return African artworks will also discourage private collectors from buying, loaning and donating pieces.