‘ArcelorMittal Orbit’ slides into £13 million of debt

In 2016, what is lauded as the world’s longest tunnel slide, was opened in London. The slide snaked around ArcelorMittal Orbit, a sculpture designed by artists Anish Kapoor for the […]

Vendors to remain capped in New York City parks

When you picture walking through some of New York City’s most loved parks, some of the romance and character comes from the street artists, the book vendors, and the art […]

Jamaica calls on British Museum to return artefacts

Amid heightening tensions concerning the repatriation of items currently residing at large institutions, Jamaica has joined the list of countries looking for the return of culturally significant items. Before Jamaica’s […]

Sotheby’s and Christie’s go head to head with simultaneous Banksy auctions

Two unrelated Banksy auctions are scheduled to run simultaneously at Sotheby’s and Christie’s bringing some of the artist’s best-known works to the auction block. As the gavel fell at a […]

A painting bought for €500 at a bar could turn out to be a Rembrandt and sell for €30 million

About 10 years ago, a Belgian man bought a painting from a stranger at a bar near Liège for about €500 ($560). The seller was down and out on his […]

Nicolas de Staël could fetch €25 million at Christie’s

Christie’s might do it again. That is, they might break a record set with a painting by Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955) they sold in a New York auction for $12.1 […]

Collector says New York lawyer swindled him out of Constantin Brancusi sculpture, files lawsuit

Long-time art collector Stuart Pivar has filed a lawsuit against New York lawyer John McFadden for allegedly tricking Pivar into selling an artwork to him for far less than it […]