3 March 2017, Claire Wrathall profiles the British collector Robert Devereux and his decision to start collecting African art.
4 March 2017, Artnet looks at 5 takeaways from the 2017 TEFAF Global Art Market Report. This is the first year that Prof Rachel Pownall compiled the report as the previous author, Dr Clare McAndrew, had moved to Art Basel to compile their own stand alone Art Market report.
30 January 2017, Robin Pogrebin takes a very interesting look at the world of artists estates. As a generation of artists grow older so auction houses, galleries and dealers are scrambling to represent their very lucrative estates. These estates are usually the domain of dealers and galleries but recently Sotheby’s has entered into the fray with the appointment of Christy Maclear, the chief executive of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Another way in which Sotheby’s is adapting its organisation to resemble an all encompassing art business rather than just an auction house.
26 January 2017, Amid stories of pillaged Syrian antiquities, money laundering and Nazi looted art, Hugo Miller looks at a Geneva based initiative that has published a set of guidelines designed to counter illicit activity.
17 January 2017, Kenny Schachter provides his personal take on the recent Richard Prince/Ivanka Trump story.
12 January 2017, Brian Boucher takes a look at the evolving story of how Richard Prince has denounced a work that Ivanka Trump commissioned him to make. It is an interesting story and has caused quite a stir in the art market for various reasons.