Jenny Saville’s “Propped”: Female Worth in the Art Market

Throughout art history, women have struggled to break the shackles of the muse and gain the same footing as male artists. The battle for equality in the art world goes […]

Works from the Klapper Collection expected to bring in more than $50 million at auction

Christie’s is set to offer 20 artworks from the collection of Herbert and Adele Klapper in November and December. Medical student turned entrepreneur, Herbert Klapper was born in Brooklyn to […]

Painting stolen in 1989 recently sold for £62,500 but remains in limbo

On 11 July 2018, the auctioneer’s gavel fell selling the ‘recently rediscovered’ Emma Sandys 1874 painting for £62,500 (estimated at £20,000 to £30,000) in Christie’s Victorian Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist […]

Deaccessioned O’Keeffe’s head to Sotheby’s auction block this November

Four years after the $44.4 million sale of Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 made history as the highest price paid for a work of art by a […]

Five controversial actions by Banksy

With his artistic origins rooted in the subculture of graffiti, Banksy aims to provoke by making his audience reflect on social and political issues. He started his career with stencils, […]

New study shows supporters of Brexit and Remain have different artistic taste

According to a study from three Oxford University sociologists, Brexit supporters have a preference for realism in art while Remain supporters are more likely to opt for impressionist works. The researchers’ paper, […]

Private Equity Firm Abraaj Group to sell off its collection at Bonhams this October

The struggling private equity firm, Abraaj Group, is auctioning off its private art collection. All of the works in its collections are in the process of being sold at auctions in London this month, […]