Auction highlights – a window on the world of Pierre Boulez
The famously irascible composer’s collection is up for sale at Artcurial in Paris this month – and it’s full of unexpected delights
Auction highlights – Basquiat is still very much in fashion
Sotheby’s and Christie’s are both hoping to capitalise on the artist’s luxury status next week
The battle to win New York’s auction season
There’s strong competition in the Big Apple this month, with a martial portrait by Rubens and a late landscape by Henri Rousseau among the contenders
What to see at TEFAF New York
The fair returns to Manhattan with a strong focus on designers, women artists, new discoveries and forgotten stories
How New York took over the art world
After decades of globalisation, the centre of gravity is shifting back to the Big Apple
Pop go the prices for Roy Lichtenstein’s works on paper
Drawings, prints and collages were important to the artist’s process – and the market now values them accordingly
Around the galleries – Frieze New York thinks globally and locally
After scaling down during the pandemic, the fair is welcoming new international exhibitors while maintaining links closer to home
Auction highlights – an all-American medley at Sotheby’s
The Wolf family’s extraordinary collection of American art and crafts is up for sale later this month
Around the galleries in Geneva’s Old Town
At the intimate, dealer-led event known as Art en Vieille-Ville, everything from Old Masters to surreal photographs is on offer
Why is Surrealist art so popular?
Public and curatorial interest in the avant-garde movement shows no signs of abating but the market is less stable
Bulls and a china shop – New York’s Asia Week sales, reviewed
An enthralling painting by M.F. Husain and the collection of retired dealers J.J. Lally & Co both played a star turn this week
Art Dubai comes into its own
With a focus on artists from the Global South, there were unexpected discoveries to be made at this year’s edition
Kandinsky reaches new heights in London
A new record was set for the Russian painter this week while Van Gogh’s portrait of a farmworker fetched twice its estimate
The market for Italian maiolica
These vivid, tin-glazed ceramics were considered fit for the pope to eat off – and can fetch princely prices today
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
What does the future hold for the antiquities trade?
A new drive to ensure that ancient objects were obtained legally is transforming the market
Beyond TEFAF – the shows to see in and around Maastricht this month
There’s plenty to see beyond the walls of the MECC, including Flemish Caravaggism in Ghent, Swedish mysticism in Brussels and a once-in-a-lifetime Vermeer show in Amsterdam
Around the Galleries – Salon Du Dessin makes a comeback
The Parisian art fair returns to its spring slot, plus our pick of gallery shows coming up
Auction highlights – Meredith Etherington-Smith’s personal hoard
The art journalist’s prized collection of handbags and eclectic furniture is up for sale at Bellmans later this month
Does the Old Masters market need to learn some new tricks?
Are collectors less interested than they used to be, or is the trade showing a lack of imagination? Five experts weigh in.
How healthy is the market for Old Masters?
Blockbuster shows and occasional auction records can seem at odds with the lukewarm interest from collectors
Auction highlights – how André Leon Talley made his mark
The collection of the influential fashion journalist with a penchant for voluminous caftans is up for sale at Christie’s in February
The sophisticated Japanese paintings that have never gone out of style
Works by the true masters of the Rinpa style are rare – which makes prices rather high
Around the galleries – New York falls head over heels for Asian art
What not to miss at Asia Week New York, plus our pick of gallery shows coming up
Is the UK finally getting serious about Eurovision?