In three auctions, there were some formidable prices, though eyebrows were raised at a number of intimidating estimates. And there were failures.
Author Archives: SCOTT REYBURN
A rediscovered drawing by the Renaissance master was priced at about $15.8 million in 2016. Now, the sky is the limit.
Chinese collectors flock to London to buy items from their country’s Imperial past, attracted by pieces with ownership histories that guarantee authenticity.
The maximalist, cross-cultural decorating style favored by the two Frenchmen has long been admired as an antidote to the minimalism of contemporary interiors.
Changes in the way we live in our homes have created a serious problem for the art and collectible industry.
The FIAC contemporary art fair stands to benefit from uncertainty around Brexit and the return of visitors to Paris city after the 2015 terrorist attacks.
The British street artist Banksy appeared to pull off one of his most spectacular pranks on Friday night, with a frame that shredded his “Girl With Balloon” after it sold.
The city was teeming with foreign visitors for the art fairs, auctions and exhibitions. But Britain’s exit from the European Union was weighing on many minds.
A festival, a gallery collaboration and a fair reveal the ambitions and the limitations of the country’s contemporary art scene.