Art Market

Pick of the fair: Koopman Rare Art

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | A pair of wine coolers by one of Britain's most celebrated gold- and silversmiths

18 Mar 2016

Pick of the fair: Brame & Lorenceau

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | Alexander Calder's exuberant gouache seems closely related to his colourful sculptures

17 Mar 2016

Pick of the fair: López de Aragón

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | This huge, tragic theatre mask from ancient Rome is a sight to behold

16 Mar 2016

Pick of the fair: Sydney L. Moss

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | Two wrath-filled guardians of the Buddha keep watch over the Asian art specialist's stand

15 Mar 2016

New York’s annual celebration of Asian art is underway

Asia Week New York should be considered the TEFAF Maastricht of Asian art

14 Mar 2016

Pick of the fair: Brimo de Laroussilhe

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | The other half of this beautiful diptych is in the Louvre

14 Mar 2016

Pick of the fair: Johnny Van Haeften

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | Marten van Cleve favoured scenes of peasant feasts and celebrations, as seen in this recently discovered painting

13 Mar 2016

Pick of the fair: Daniel Katz Gallery

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | This recently rediscovered work is a masterly example of terracotta sculpture

12 Mar 2016
Elijah in the Desert (c. 1545–47), Daniele da Volterra

Pick of the fair: S. Mehringer

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | Two rare works by 16th-century painter Daniele da Volterra can be found on S. Mehringer's stand

11 Mar 2016
View of Delft (Postcards from Nowhere) (2015), Vik Muniz.

Pick of the fair: Ben Brown Fine Arts

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | Don't miss Vik Muniz's characteristically quirky take on a Dutch Old Master

10 Mar 2016
Armchair (c. 1802), Thomas Hope

Pick of the fair: H. Blairman & Sons

TEFAF Maastricht 2016 | This elegant Thomas Hope chair was a favourite of British architect James Stirling

10 Mar 2016

What to see in Maastricht and beyond

The best events and exhibitions staged to coincide with the fair

10 Mar 2016

A more sensible market for post-war and contemporary sales

But it’s far from doom and gloom

12 Feb 2016

The art market is off to a cautious start in 2016

Were this week’s sales a true reflection of the market, minus the smoke and mirrors of third-party guarantees?

5 Feb 2016

Highlights of BRAFA Art Fair

It is indicative of the nature of BRAFA art fair that three exhibitors allowed a coach-load of journalists to pitch up at their homes and snoop around…

12 Jan 2016

The Highs and Lows of London’s Old Master Week

Constable’s ‘The Lock’ was the standout lot at Sotheby’s this week, while a number of major works at Christie’s failed to sell

10 Dec 2015

How Flashback Turin is winning contemporary collectors round to historic art

It’s motto? ‘All art is contemporary.’

5 Nov 2015

Preview: Asian Art In London

Highlights from this year’s city-wide event: from painted scrolls to Chinese jade

29 Oct 2015

Frieze Masters – The Highlights

Expect collaborations and contrasts as galleries team up to present their work

8 Oct 2015

Market Preview: October 2015

Upcoming highlights include the post-war and contemporary auctions around London’s Frieze Week and the launch of Artcurial in Hong Kong

28 Sep 2015

Market Preview: September 2015

Asia Week in New York promises everything from delicate early Chinese wares to an elaborately cast imperial ritual bell

31 Aug 2015

What happens if you unwittingly buy a looted artefact?

We ask a legal expert for their advice to concerned collectors

6 Aug 2015

Does the art market need more regulation?

Recent art market commentary presents a new and unusual crisis: too much money

29 Jun 2015

Market Preview: July/August 2015

A rare work by Lucas Cranach the Elder; a beautiful Bonington, and some exceptional furniture

29 Jun 2015