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
A new drive to ensure that ancient objects were obtained legally is transforming the market
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
The Parisian art fair returns to its spring slot, plus our pick of gallery shows coming up
The art journalist’s prized collection of handbags and eclectic furniture is up for sale at Bellmans later this month
Are collectors less interested than they used to be, or is the trade showing a lack of imagination? Five experts weigh in.
Blockbuster shows and occasional auction records can seem at odds with the lukewarm interest from collectors
The collection of the influential fashion journalist with a penchant for voluminous caftans is up for sale at Christie’s in February
Works by the true masters of the Rinpa style are rare – which makes prices rather high
What not to miss at Asia Week New York, plus our pick of gallery shows coming up
The fin-de-siècle movement fired up the imaginations of avant-garde ceramicists across Europe
Northern Renaissance paintings and art nouveau designs are among the highlights of the Brussels fair when it returns at the end of January
After the uncertainty of the pandemic, the art market bounced back in 2022, but what challenges will the new year bring?
New York’s January sales boast an impressive line-up, including a gruesome painting by Rubens and a lost portrait by Bronzino
London’s Old Master sales this month include a version of a great ‘poesie’ painting – though questions have been raised about its attribution
Are NFTs a revolutionary approach to new media art or simply a fleeting trend? Jane Morris explores the role of non-fungible tokens today
When it comes to gold-ground paintings from Italy, condition is everything and the older the work, the better
As New York takes stock of a whirlwind season, attention turns to marquee sales in Asia
The collection of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is set to be the first to break the $1bn barrier next week – though it is unlikely to be the last
This bumper edition of the annual event continues to demonstrate the capital’s strength in this field
The boom in international demand for contemporary art has seen more and more living artists begin to sell at auction. But who stands to gain?
Collectors are snapping up elegant huanghuali chairs and beds of the Ming and Qing dynasties at record prices
A magnificent portrait by the Impressionist leads the pack in the sale of Ann and Gordon Getty’s collection at Christie’s this week
Romuald Hazoumè’s latest ‘masques bidons’ focus on global figures whose ‘masks’ were stripped off by the revelations of the Panama and Pandora Papers – plus more shows not to miss this year