Sometimes the experts get it wrong. A Giacometti sculpture deemed "worthless" on BBC’s ‘Fake or Fortune’ sells for $610,000.
Le Poisson, a sculpture executed by Constantin Brancusi in the 1920s, was damaged and the owner is suing for $22.5 million.
'ArcelorMittal Orbit' by Anish Kapoor, a flagship art project from Boris Johnson’s time as London mayor, is $16 million in debt.
On May 15, Jeff Koons took back the title of the most expensive living artist when his Rabbit inflatable sold for $91.1 million at Christie's.
Exclusive limited editions of the iconic ‘Non-Violence’ knotted gun are now available as a collector’s object on the Non-Violence Art Project website. Next month, the Non-Violence Project is also presenting a version of the work signed by the Dalai Lama at Sotheby’s.
A Madonna sculpture previously attributed to Antonio Rossellino is now believed to be the last surviving sculpture by a young da Vinci, according to a Renaissance expert at the University of Naples.
Harry Bertoia is perhaps best known for his metal mesh wire chairs designed for Knoll in the 1950s. His design success would also be what enabled the jack of all trades to later shift from furniture designer to full-time sculpting. Combining his artistic talents with his interests in sound and music, Bertoia soon became known for his tonal sculptures, the “Sonambients”.
Place of action: A museum in Portugal. Affected person: A museum visitor from Italy. Affected artwork: Limbo into Descent by the Indian-British artist Anish Kapoor.
You expect an auction that revolves around pieces from the estate of former San Diego Zoo director James Dolan Jr. to feature plenty of marvellous Jonas Studios wildlife sculptures, as well as numerous drawings and paintings of all sorts of animals. But on April 21, 2018, Austin Auction Gallery of Austin, Texas, will be mixing it up a bit when it offers an ark’s worth of not only animal-related pieces, but fine examples of French antiques, too.
Jeff Koons' sculpture commissioned by former the US ambassador to France, still awaits authorisation and installation as the people of Paris voice mixed emotions about where it is installed.
A new public art work by British artist Rachel Whiteread will be unveiled at the new US Embassy when it opens next week on January 16.