Art & Collecting
Over the course of the past three decades, Paul Schimmel has become known as one of the most influential curators of his generation
First Editions, Second Thoughts raised a combined total of £439,200 in support of English PEN, the writers’ charity which campaigns for freedom of expression
Spear’s has long recognised the best young talent in the wealth management industries and we now take this further with our third Young Turk Awards
Too much uncertainty, as in 2007 and 2008, leads to a fall in the art market, but a little uncertainty fuels its attractiveness as a safe haven
The auction saw seven lots over $20 million with buyer’s premium, among them those that led to new auction records for Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Philip Guston
In the latest issue of Spear's, Howard Lewis writes about how his family manages the Schorr Collection of Old Masters. Here you can see nine paintings from the collection.
There are few worse things than a collection of masterpieces no one gets to see. If you love them, you’ll let them go (to the right places, of course), says Howard Lewis, whose family founded the Schorr Collection
There has been victory in saving the pub, but defeat because the Geffrye is back to square one
The pomposity, the arrogance of museum director David Dewing is astonishing. First, there's the mere phrase, 'the Labouring Classes', as de-haut-en-bas as you can imagine
Do I have to charge VAT on the sale of my Old Master?
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