Susan Moore is the art market correspondent and associate editor of Apollo

Parcours des Mondes offers a world of opportunity

The Paris event celebrating art from around the world returns this autumn with a new focus on modern and contemporary work

1 Jul 2024

The Castilian ruin that is now a haven for contemporary art

Collectors Lorena Pérez-Jácome and Javier Lumbreras are bringing new life to a 16th-century Jesuit school

3 Jun 2024

‘I know exactly what I am looking for’ – Helen Hamlyn on collecting with purpose

The philanthropist’s pursuits range from collecting Asian art to restoring ruined buildings

26 Feb 2024

What to see at TEFAF Maastricht 2024

Highlights at this year’s edition include a gold-ground painting, a French landscape by Turner and a woodblock print by one of Japan’s Living National Treasures

26 Feb 2024

A collector with a nose for fine wine and fine art

Henning Hoesch is a winemaker with a habit of making distinctions that extends to his collection of Old Master drawings

5 Jan 2024

Breath of fresh air – Gerhard Richter in the Alps

Three exhibitions in the Engadin Valley explore how the Swiss mountains have inspired some of the painter’s most playful work

21 Dec 2023

Fired up – Daniel Katz on his passion for Islamic pottery

The dealer has made his name through antiquities, Old Master sculptures and modern British art – but when it comes to his own collection, it’s the Islamic world that sets his heart alight

13 Oct 2023

The avant-garde artists who went wild in Paris

Fauvism may have been a short-lived movement, but the explosively colourful compositions of Matisse, Derain and co. remain undimmed

14 Sep 2023

Parcours des Mondes takes a truly global approach

This year’s edition of the event in Paris includes more dealers from more countries and offers an astonishing range of artefacts

4 Sep 2023

What to see at TEFAF Maastricht 2023

Highlights at this year’s edition include the marble head of a young Roman man and a bejewelled reliquary that was once owned by Charles II’s queen

27 Feb 2023
The Pink Room at Palazzo Butera

The grand restoration of Palazzo Butera

Fresh connections between contemporary art and Old Masters come to the fore in this 400-year-old palace, which has been transformed into a museum and home

30 Aug 2022
Robert Kime

Robert Kime (1946–2022)

The collector, dealer and interior decorator, who started trading antiques from his rooms at Oxford as an undergraduate, has died at the age of 76

22 Aug 2022
Sowei helmet mask of the Bundu societies

Parcours des Mondes is back in full force

This year’s event aims to entice a wider range of collectors and exhibitors back to the galleries of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris

27 Jun 2022
Katrin Bellinger photographed in her print room in London in May 2022. Behind her are drawings by Anne Guéret and Gjisbertus Johannus van den Berg.

Drawn to greatness – the personal collection of Katrin Bellinger

Once a renowned dealer in Old Master drawings, Bellinger’s own collection includes all kinds of works on paper and oils – and she’s committed to sharing what she has

30 May 2022
Shamanic transformation mask, late 19th century, Yup’ik Eskimo, Alaska. Galerie Flak (€75,000)

Parcours des Mondes snaps into action in Paris

The annual event for dealers of art from around the globe celebrates its 20th anniversary on the Left Bank

6 Sep 2021

The saga of the Salvator Mundi is catnip for film-makers

Two documentaries on the ‘lost Leonardo’ have found the story’s sensationalism irresistible – but hard facts are as absent as the painting itself

29 Jul 2021
Playing false: Glafira Rosales, in a still from ‘Made You Look’.

Made You Look – a true crime doc that should terrify art collectors

The knavery and folly of the rarefied art world are writ large in a documentary that picks over the Knoedler forgery scandal

16 Mar 2021
Lad culture: Piero del Pollaiuolo’s Portrait of a Youth (c. 1460s/70s). Sotheby’s, London (estimate £4m-£6m).

Will this Renaissance boy be the next big thing at auction?

After the Botticelli, another great Florentine portrait looks set to fetch millions – but it hasn’t always been so highly valued

12 Feb 2021

Richard L. Feigen (1930–2021) – a legendary art dealer whose own private collection was the toast of New York

The renowned art dealer has died at the age of 91. In March 2014, he opened up his extraordinary private art collection to Apollo, in an interview republished in full here

1 Feb 2021
A livestreamed sale at Sotheby’s in June 2020.

What does 2021 hold for the wounded art market?

The art market, like many other business sectors, is not about to revert to its pre-pandemic appearance

29 Dec 2020
A Girl Blowing on a Brazier (detail; 1646–48), Georges de La Tour. Lempertz, Cologne (estimate €3m–€4m)

A sale in Cologne turns the spotlight on Georges de La Tour

Only one of the artist’s celebrated night scenes remains in private hands – and it comes to auction at Lempertz in Cologne next month

25 Nov 2020
Aq Qoyunlu turban helmet (second half 15th century), Turkey or Persia. Sotheby’s, London (estimate £400,000–£600,000)

A museum of Islamic art in Jerusalem is selling works to make ends meet

The museum is selling part of its collection of Islamic art as well as some extraordinary timepieces

14 Oct 2020
Thomas Olbricht’s Wunderkammer.

Two exceptional single-owner collections come to auction

A important group of Gandharan sculptures and Thomas Olbricht’s modern-day Kunstkammer are both on sale this September

15 Sep 2020
Franco Maria Ricci, photographed in the library of his home near the Labirinto della Masone in Fontanellato, near Parma, in July 2019.

Franco Maria Ricci (1937–2020)

The legendary Italian publisher has died at the age of 82. In this republished profile from 2019, he opened his library and richly idiosyncratic art collection to Apollo

11 Sep 2020