Gallery technicians at Sotheby's Bond Street get ready to exhibit five Monet's with a value in excess of £70 million which are coming up for auction on the 3rd February. Photograph: Rosie HallamGallery technicians at Sotheby's Bond Street get ready to exhibit five Monet's with a value in excess of £70 million which are coming up for auction on the 3rd February. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Monet paintings to go under the hammer

Five works by Impressionist master to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

Da Vinci’s ‘Earlier Mona Lisa’ on view in Singapore

Auctioneers post a record year; Singapore fair action; Churchill hammered again

Page from Alan Turing's notebook
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Turing’s ‘$1m’ notebook goes to auction

Computing pioneer’s unseen manuscript

Cardsharps painting by Caravaggio

Judge backs Sotheby’s in Caravaggio case

‘Horrified’ former owner loses case over reputed £10m painting

The Art Market: Finders keepers

New database for stolen art; photo focus at London Art Fair; antiques both in and out; flowers in Florida

Brass tacks

Challenging traditional auction houses, lending, and a media storm over a ‘flipper’

Hello and goodbye

End-of-year comings and goings; new fair for Paris; Middle Eastern specialists shut up shop; ‘Mango Sashimi’ on a roll at Miami

Suit over Jeff Koons’ ‘Popeye’ dismissed

No case for Perelman; a fake too far; bumper sales in Miami

Adrian Biddell of Sotheby's conducts the auction at The Financial Times Seasonal Appeal Photography Auction in aid of The International Rescue Committee. Wednesday 3rd December at Getty Gallery in London
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FT Seasonal Appeal auction raises £100,000

Steve McCurry’s ‘Afghan Girl with Hands on Face’ attracts top bid

The art market: glitter-arty take Miami

Luxury forum in Miami; ABMB and its satellites; Old Master sales in London

Sun, sea and surprises at Art Basel

There’s plenty of good old-fashioned abstraction at Miami Beach this week — but there are some unexpected offerings too

Why Alan Faena is bringing a new arts centre to Miami

Offering performance and exhibition spaces, the Faena Forum is the Argentine developer’s bid to keep the city on side and let the culture do its usual sterling work

Design intervention in Miami

Milan in Italy proved that design can help regenerate a city. But what will result from the US city’s recent facelift?

Patricia Phelps de Cisneros: a patron on a mission

The collector talks about her life-long devotion to South American art and artefacts

Maria Nepomuceno’s statement sculptures

The bright, biomorphic forms of the Brazilian artist suggest an alternative to wasteful consumerism

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