Anna Brady is an art market reporter and freelance journalist

No. 695 Abraaj (2016) by Rana Begum, installed at Art Dubai 2017

How sustainable is the art scene in Dubai?

And does the city really have what it takes to become a global commercial hub?

10 Jul 2017
Mount Street Gardens in Mayfair. Photo: Benjamin McMahon, courtesy Mayfair Art Weekend

Dance of the London art dealers

Mayfair and St James’s are still at the centre of London’s art market, but the galleries themselves are constantly on the move

28 Jun 2017
Saint Francis of Assisi (detail) (1842), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Galerie de Bayser, €40,000

Discover the best drawings at Salon du Dessin 2017

The Parisian fair returns this month to celebrate one of the most instinctive and timeless of mediums

18 Mar 2017
The trade now wonders how many more sophisticated forgeries will emerge, after this painting of St Jerome, thought by many to be by Parmigianino, was declared a fake by Sotheby's

Old Masters, new scandal, as a ‘Parmigianino’ painting is deemed a fake

As New York gears up for its Old Master sales, Sotheby’s has declared a work it sold in 2012 a forgery after tests found modern pigments

20 Jan 2017

Art market predictions for 2017

Leading art market figures and auction house supremos make their predictions for the year ahead

6 Jan 2017

The Old Masters stay fresh in London

The London Old Master sales may not have included any blockbuster paintings, but sales were strong for works fresh to the market

17 Dec 2016

Optimism at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Dealers are optimistic that sales will be strong despite a more muted atmosphere than previous years; plus the latest art market news and comment

2 Dec 2016
Meule (Grainstack) (1891), by Claude Monet, sold for a record $81.4m at Christie's New York.

New York’s art market holds steady despite political upheaval

A look at the highlights at Sotheby’s and Christie’s – plus a major sale in Stockholm, and the latest from Abu Dhabi

18 Nov 2016
TEFAF New York Fall

Sotheby’s spreads its wings even further, plus the best of the autumn fairs

Sotheby’s purchases the Mei Moses Art Indices; top sales from TEFAF New York; and early sales at Asian Art in London

6 Nov 2016

Why it’s boom time for the art insurance sector

With more art moving around the world than ever before, art insurance is now a huge business

24 Oct 2016

Bigger and better: TEFAF and FIAC expand their horizons

TEFAF’s expansion into New York has been the talk of the art world. Can it pull it off? Meanwhile, FIAC kicks off in Paris and Christie’s marks 10 years in Dubai

21 Oct 2016

London still leads the way – for now

The rich legacy of Leslie Waddington | Solo booths set the tone | New galleries in London | Adrian Ghenie and Pino Pascali lead at Christie’s | Frans Hals forgery sets tongues wagging

9 Oct 2016

The art you shouldn’t miss at Frieze Masters this year

Highlights of this year’s fair, from modernist photographs to ancient armour

3 Oct 2016

Fine Art Asia celebrates an exhilarating first decade

The week’s round-up of the top art market stories: Fine Art Asia returns to Hong Kong and Sotheby’s opens in Dubai

23 Sep 2016
The End #2 (2014), by Taiwanese artist Su Yu-Xin, part of the ‘Future Island’ project organised by Mehta Bell Projects at START Art Fair

London’s art fair season begins – but with a few casualties

A round-up of this week’s top art market stories: LAPADA and START Art Fair return to London, but Multiplied and Art16 are no more

9 Sep 2016

New attributions for Brian Sewell’s Old Master drawings

A round-up of this week’s top art market stories, including new attributions for drawings in Brian Sewell’s collection and changes in Sotheby’s shareholders

26 Aug 2016
Danae, by Orazio Gentileschi

Sotheby’s second quarter results suggest shaky art market

Sotheby’s results suggest a shaky market | Sotheby’s second quarter results paint a picture of seasonal inconsistencies, and the difficulty…

12 Aug 2016

What do auction house private sales mean for collectors and the art market?

What lies behind the growth of the auction house private sale, and what are its ramifications for collectors and the wider art market?

4 Aug 2016
Auction of fine Chinese Paintings, Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2016

Chinese art market rises as the West drops back

Plus: Old Masters of the Old Masters on the move | Beatrix Potter at 150 | The Leslie Waddington Collection

29 Jul 2016

Optimism for the Old Masters

Our regular round-up of art market news and comment

15 Jul 2016

How is London’s art market faring after the Brexit vote?

It’s been a turbulent week, but the mood at London’s auction houses and art fairs is cautiously optimistic

1 Jul 2016

Toned down and grown up: highlights from this year’s Masterpiece London

In six years, the fair has shaken off its early reputation for extravagance, but the works on show are as eclectic and enjoyable as ever

21 Jun 2016

Art Basel takes a historical turn

Why artists’ estates were the talk of the fair. Plus collector selfies, the cheapest piece at Basel and medieval books in a contemporary world

18 Jun 2016

Art Basel strives to look beyond the exclusive world of the fair

This year’s edition has a notably political edge, while the Art Basel organisation is working on wider cultural partnerships

17 Jun 2016