Art Market

Bust of Joachim Murat (1813), Antonio Canova. Image courtesy Christie's

Canova’s lost portrait bust of Joachim Murat has come to light

Until recently, experts were unsure where this extraordinary portrait bust of Napoleon’s brother-in-law had ended up, or whether it had survived at all

14 Nov 2017
Pair of caparisoned horses, China, Northern Qi period (550–577 AD), ht. 63cm. Eskenazi (price on application)

The best of Asian Art in London

The 20th edition of AAL proves that the appetite for classical Asian art amongst dealers and collectors remains insatiable

6 Nov 2017
Lampi (Flashes) (detail; 1909–10), Luigi Russolo. Galleria dello Scudo at Flashback

Flashback to the future

For its fifth edition, Turin’s Flashback art fair has taken a sci-fi turn

31 Oct 2017

Legal pitfalls that all emerging artists should watch out for

Legal wrangles almost always curb creativity, so artists should avoid the hidden pitfalls of the art market

30 Oct 2017
Still Life with Lemons (late 1640s), Giovanna Garzoni. Galerie Sanct Lucas

Can TEFAF New York Fall reinvigorate interest in older art?

The fair’s second autumn edition in New York builds on last year’s success – and includes some extraordinary exhibits

24 Oct 2017
Iznik pottery tile spandrel fragment (c. 1560–80), Turkey. Sotheby's London, £7,000–10,000. © Sotheby's

Howard Hodgkin’s collection comes to auction

The painter amassed a huge variety of bold and fascinating artworks over the years – many of which are soon to be sold at Sotheby’s

16 Oct 2017
Nicholas and Alex Logsdail, respectively the founder and international director of Lisson Gallery. Photo: Rob Chamorro

From success to succession at contemporary galleries

Contemporary galleries have long relied on a personal way of conducting business. Can such a model survive?

11 Oct 2017

‘Anyone who is interested in the Renaissance should be interested in medals’

It may be a small and specialist market, but it is still possible to find exquisite portrait medals at affordable prices

Michael Garnette Sittin’. © Hassan Hajjaj. Special Projects, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

The best of October’s international art fairs

A round-up of events, from Frieze London and its many satellite shows to a celebration of flower power in San Francisco

5 Oct 2017
Camp Forestia (1996), Peter Doig. Christie's London, estimate: £14m–£18m

London’s major modern and contemporary sales

Auction highlights in October include a dramatic Jenny Saville painting, a late Philip Guston work, and rich Islamic textiles

2 Oct 2017