12 September 2021

Francis Bacon Forgery Ring Italian Police Make Arrests

Italian police have seized 500 drawings and collages reputed to be by the Irish born artist Francis Bacon.

12 June 2017

Audrey Hepburn Family Collection To Be Sold At Christie’s

Items from the family collection of the iconic actress Audrey Hepburn a to go under the hammer at Christie’s in London.

7 June 2017

Christie’s Secures David Rockefeller Collection For Highest Estimated Auction Sale

Christie’s Auctioneers have secured the estate of David Rockefeller, the youngest son of American philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and art patron Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.

19 September 2016


Brian Sewell Collection Out Of Touch With The Art Of His Time

There’s just time to see the collection of the late Brian Sewell, coming up for auction at Christie’s saleroom in London on 27th September. It will be on view from 24h September. Christie’s, once Sewell’s employers, are making quite a big deal out of the event, with Noel Annesley, Christie’s current chairman, gushing that Sewell’s “passion for art is reflected in […]

12 January 2016


Pablo Picasso’s Granddaughter Marina Sells Off The Family Jewels

An extraordinary group of Pablo Picasso’s multi-faceted œuvre from the collection of the artist’s Granddaughter, Marina Picasso will go under the hammer in early February. It will offer an intimate glimpse into Picasso’s private world. The scope of the selection presented  is truly remarkable, spanning every decade of the artist’s career and covering an eclectic variety of subjects and media. Picasso’s command over […]

23 March 2015


Heath Robinson Collection Saved For The Nation By Generous Grants

Over 410 works by the British illustrator William Heath Robinson have been saved for the nation by grants of £300,000. The collection, which includes many of his trademark WW1 and World War Two cartoons, was offered for sale in 2011. This development alleviates fears that the collection was going to be split up.  The William Heath Robinson Trust (WHRT) will now […]

19 November 2014

Victorian Obsession: New Leighton House Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition Infused With Decadence

A Victorian Obsession, offers a rare opportunity to see paintings by famous as well as lesser known Pre-Raphaelites, in one of their natural habitats: Lord Leighton’s exquisite and opulent former live-in-work space, a mansion which was turned into the Leighton House Museum soon after his death. Some of the paintings on display were actually produced […]