The Art Market: Europeans cross the Atlantic

Tefaf goes to America; lower totals at London sales; Georg Scholz causes a buzz at Christie’s

Four canopic jars to hold organs from a mummified body (945-715BC)
©Touchstones Rochdale

Egyptian artefacts at Two Temple Place, London

An exploration of ancient beliefs and Victorian obsessions

Art values: every picture tells a story

Effects of QE do not seem to have spread to Picassos

‘With Hat, from Ingrid Bergman’ (1983), by Andy Warhol, sold at Phillips
©Phillips

The Art Market: Dealers on trial

Lawsuits galore; Christie’s figures show a slide; optimists brave the cooling Chinese market

Miró’s studio, Mayoral at 6 Duke Street, London, 21 January – 12 February 2016 - Joan Miró, Son Abrines, 1978
©Jean Marie del Moral

The Art Market: Tribal gathering

Old and new meet at a Brussels fair; modern Italian London; Miró pops up; resale rights bill stalls in California; counting private museums

The Duchess of Devonshire, photographed in 2010 by Emma Hardy

Scandal and celebrity: the last Mitford

The Duchess of Devonshire’s talent for turning privilege into profit

The Art Market: Sotheby’s takes an expensive gamble

Sotheby’s surprise purchase of an art agency; Gagosian and Pelham slug it out over Picasso; the start of the art fair season

Auctioneer Simon de Pury, in Mayfair, London, 2015
©Victoria Birkinshaw

Interview: auctioneer Simon de Pury

An online auction site is the latest venture in the Swiss baron’s extensive art career

Caravaggio’s ‘The Lute Player’ (1596)
©Wildenstein Collection

The Art Market: silent night for Christie’s

Christie’s Mayfair closed; Dubai fire forces gallery postponement

Amedeo Modigliani's ‘Nu couché (Reclining Nude)’
©Christie's

Art: Chinese cheques

Low interest rates make sector a leading performer

The Art Market: onwards and sideways

Georgina Adam looks ahead to some of the likely trends and changes in a turbulent and largely unregulated sector

The Art Market: all about agencies

Rise of cultural advisories and the Orient Express; Paris auctions dispel London gloom; fraud and photographs

The Art Market: Long winter for Old Masters

Constable sells in London; Christie’s veteran defects to Sotheby’s

Anselm Kiefer at Martin Z Margulies’s warehouse, Miami

Kiefer’s work sings in a sensitive setting

The Art Market: Miami sobers up for business

Deals at Art Basel Miami Beach; Stéphane Custot sole owner of Waddington; Pinacothèque in receivership

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