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    Christie's Announces Worldwide Sales of $1.8 Billion for First Half 2009, 35% Lower
    Date: 26 Jul 2009 | Views: 2697
    Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, announced today worldwide sales of £1.2 billion ($1.8 billion) for the first six months of 2009, down 35% by £ on last year’s figure of £1.8 billion ($3.5 billion) for the same period (Figures include buyer’s premium). More...
    Sotheby's to Sell Property from the Legendary Collections of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
    Date: 26 Jul 2009 | Views: 2737
    During the fall 2009 and winter 2010 auction seasons Sotheby's in New York will present works from the collections of renowned philanthropist and patron of the arts Dr. More...
    Drawing up battle lines – art gallery takes on Wikipedia
    Date: 22 Jul 2009 | Views: 2683
    The appearance of some of the world's most famous portraits on a website could create a legal landmark More...
    A 'Greatest Mistakes' Showcase At Britain's National Gallery
    Date: 22 Jul 2009 | Views: 2931
    Fakes, forgeries and classification blunders to go on display in exhibition More...
    A Master’s in Art Crime (No Cloak and Dagger)
    Date: 22 Jul 2009 | Views: 3285
    “What’s the resemblance between the illegal art trade, the funding of terrorism by charities and smoking pot in a Dutch coffee bar?” Edgar Tijhuis, a criminologist who teaches at VU University in Amsterdam... More...
    Dealer who sold antiquities to Getty loses looting appeal
    Date: 19 Jul 2009 | Views: 2850
    Giacomo Medici, who Italian authorities say was a key conduit for looted ancient art that landed in museums, such as the Getty and New York's Met, still faces prison and a $14-million fine after his 2004 conviction was... More...
    Christie's hunts for new clients via iPhone
    Date: 19 Jul 2009 | Views: 3293
    With art sales declining around the world, the major auction houses are desperately looking for new customers anywhere they can. So it shouldn't be a surprise that Christie's is tapping into the ever-growing universe of iPhone apps. More...
    Artist Leon Jones to Auction Painting Autographed by Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor on eBay
    Date: 18 Jul 2009 | Views: 3234
    When Michael Jackson turned towards the crowd after helping Elizabeth Taylor out of the limousine, artist Leon Jones had skillfully managed to get out in front of everyone else. More...
    Andy Warhol's Portrait of Michael Jackson Temporarily Pulled from Auction in New York
    Date: 17 Jul 2009 | Views: 2536
    EAST HAMPTON, NY.- The Vered Gallery in East Hampton has temporarily removed an Andy Warhol portrait of Michael Jackson from the auction block. More...
    Sotheby's London to Offer The Extensive Archive of Sir Harford Jones, The First British Envoy to Baghdad
    Date: 9 Jul 2009 | Views: 2901
    Sotheby's London announced that it will offer for sale as part of its English Literature, History, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations on Tuesday 14th July the remarkable collection of some 3,100 items that document Sir Harford Jones’s... More...
    Sotheby's Evening Sales of Old Master Paintings Totals $60 Million
    Date: 9 Jul 2009 | Views: 3000
    Tonight in London before a lively saleroom, Sotheby’s sales of Old Master Paintings and Renaissance & Baroque Masterworks from the Collection of Barbara Piasecka Johnson brought a combined... More...
    artnet Auctions Launches Sale of Urban Art 1972-Present
    Date: 7 Jul 2009 | Views: 2510
    Now through July 23, artnet Auctions is presenting a special online auction of Urban Art from 1972-Present. The sale traces the evolution of Urban Art from the 1970s to today with a spectacular range of 175 artworks by 60 artists including Banksy, Jean-Michel... More...
    Darwin Family Portraits To Feature in Sotheby's Sale of Early British Paintings
    Date: 7 Jul 2009 | Views: 2746
    In the anniversary year when interest in the life and work of Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) is as high as ever, Sotheby’s announced that it will offer for sale three exceptionally rare portraits of members of his family in its sale of Early British Paintings... More...
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