Rybolovlev vs Bouvier … and now Sotheby’s!
January 22, 2018
There is a new twist in the case between Rybolovlev and Bouvier. According to Steve Bird’s article in The Telegraph, Lawyers for Sotheby’s are preparing for Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian fertiliser and potash salesman, to use the British courts to claim … More…
COMMENTS ON THE ART MARKET
ARC Select 2017 As many of you know, we just opened our Fall exhibit, ARC Select: Contemporary Figures, this past Saturday. We were pleased to see many new and familiar faces pass through the galleries, enjoying the works that fill the rooms… and always delighted to see a handfRead More...
January 21, 2018
The Antiquities Trafficking Unit, recently formed by the New York District Attorney, is moving along at a brisk pace. Earlier this month, the team seized 6 artifacts from Phoenix Ancient Art (valued at $450K) and another 10 objects from collector … More…
January 19, 2018
After Clare McAndrew jumped ship, moving over to Art Basel, TEFAF hired Rachel Pownall to produce their 2016 report on the health of the art market. Pownall’s numbers were very different from McAndrew’s … she actually revised downward the … More…
January 18, 2018
“He was shocked.” That’s what the foundry owner said when he learned that a 7 ½ foot tall sculpture went missing from his shop. The work, Athena, by German Neo-Expressionist artist Markus Lüpertz, is a brightly painted bronze weighing over … More…
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