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Sunday 04 April 2010
Monday 08 March 2010
A rare internally flawless blue diamond is expected to fetch up to £3.8 million when it is sold at auction next month.
Saturday 06 March 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
A self-portrait of Lucian Freud nursing a black eye after a punch-up with a taxi driver sold for more than £2.8 million when it went under the hammer.
Friday 05 February 2010
It is not in the least surprising that a figure of a walking man by Alberto Giacometti should have broken auction records for 20th-century art at Sotheby's. Giacometti was a giant of 20th-century art. It was just a matter of time before the collectors noticed.
Thursday 04 February 2010
The turning point that Britain’s ailing art market had been praying for seems to have arrived, at long last.
Thursday 04 February 2010
A life-size bronze sculpture by Alberto Giacometti has been sold at auction for the world record price of £65,001,250.
Saturday 23 January 2010
Monday 18 January 2010
Artist Fiona Banner has been invited to create an installation for Tate Britain, eight years after plastering the gallery's space with a vivid description of a pornographic film.
Sunday 15 November 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Wednesday 30 September 2009
The last self-portrait painted by Sir Anthony van Dyck, one of the most famous portrait painters, is to go up for auction after 300 years in a private family collection.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
Saturday 05 September 2009
Sunday 16 August 2009
What's old is new again in the art market. Not long after being put in the shade by record-breaking prices being achieved by works from contemporary artists such as Damien Hirst, Lucien Freud and Francis Bacon, Old Masters are back.
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