Two paintings from collection of Robert Indiana to sale at Christie’s

On the 16th of November Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning Session sale at New York’s Christie’s, two artworks from the estate of Robert Indiana (1928-2018), the late Pop artist, are […]

Sotheby’s fourth quarter off to a slow start

After recent reports of third quarter losses for Sotheby’s 2018 Fiscal Year, the auction house looked to Q4 (the fourth quarter) for an uptick. However, only a few weeks into […]

One family’s search for artwork stolen by Nazis feels more like a Nicholas Cage movie

Crowd-sourcing is not an uncommon thing these days. Scrolling through any social media you will find posts looking to fund new projects, medical treatment, and any number of causes. However, […]

Brazilian Artists Wary of a Bolsonaro Presidency

The election of the far-right candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, to Brazil’s presidency, sent shockwaves of fear through the international press, Brazil’s Latin American neighbours, and the Brazilian people. The new president has also […]

Finnish forgeries: the couple behind a €13 million art scam

In Helsinki, a couple was recently sentenced to jail time and a hefty fine of €13 million for partaking in a five-year art forgery scam. Gallery owners Kati Marjatta Karkkiainen, […]

Sotheby’s reports third quarter losses of $27.8 million

In a conference call to investors and journalists on 1 November, Tad Smith, President and CEO of Sotheby’s, announced that the auction house reported a $27.8 million loss for the […]

Dmitry Rybolovlev, seller of Leonardo’s ‘Salvator Mundi’, detained in Monaco

On the morning of Tuesday, 6 November, Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev was detained for questioning at the request of a Monaco investigative judge. On November 7, Monaco’s chief prosecutor declared […]