Repatriation, meet authentication: how a Hawaiian sculpture is raising curiosity

What happens when the authenticity of a repatriated artwork is called into question? That’s exactly what the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (BPBM) in Honolulu may have to figure out after […]

New York art dealer detained (again) due to Nazi-looted painting

Today, Russian-born art dealer based in New York Alexander Khochinsky will be released from France to head to Poland for a hearing concerning a painting Khochinsky claims to have received from his […]

Art dealer Mary Boone sentenced to 30 months for tax fraud

Valentine’s Day wasn’t very sweet for New York-based art dealer Mary Boone who was sentenced to 30 months in prison on the 14th of February at NYC’s Southern District Court. […]

The collection of singer George Michael to be auctioned at Christie’s

On March 1st, Christie’s will be featuring the collection of singer/songwriter George Michael (1963-2016) at their London location. Boasting over 200 artworks, the London auction and online portion of the […]

Record setting sales during Sotheby’s ‘The Female Triumphant’

At the end of January, Sotheby’s utilized the power of 90s girl band Spice Girls to promote their new exhibition and auction focusing on female artists titled ‘The Female Triumphant’. […]

2018 was a great year for Christie’s. Here are the numbers to prove it:

The numbers for 2018 are officially in for Christie’s and they’re among some of their strongest in history. The privately-owned auction house reports total revenues of $7 billion (£5.3 billion), […]

Art Stage Singapore in hindsight

When Art Stage Singapore was cancelled on January 16th, a mere week before it was set to run, it shook local and international galleries already in preparation for the fair. […]