Tracing the Provenance of Leonard Lauder’s Epic Cubist Gift to the Met

Announced last week, cosmetic magnate Leonard Lauder’s extraordinary gift of 78 Cubist works to the Read more…

The Nahmad Conundrum

After a Gambling Indictment, Is It Business As Usual? In April, 34 people were charged Read more…

Christie’s Vaunted Jan Krugier Auction Falls Flat

NEW YORK — In a dud of an evening sale and that was especially disappointing Read more…

A Stinging Blow to Art Market Expectations

In a stinging blow to art market expectations for a recovery, Sotheby’s tonight registered its Read more…

The Mystery of the Masterwork – Retracing the Provenance of Picasso’s ‘The Marriage of Pierrette’

For 60 years, its whereabouts were unknown, its very existence in doubt. But last November, Read more…

What Price Picasso?

Self-Portrait From 1905 to Be Auctioned A spectacular Picasso bistro painting from 1905, showing the Read more…

Pablo Picasso’s Haunting Double Portrait for Record $38 Million

Pablo Picasso’s haunting double portrait in watercolor, “Acrobat and Young Harlequin,” sold at Christie’s London Read more…

Master Strokes: New York’s Picasso Coup

NEW YORK— During his life-time, Pablo Picasso filled 175 sketchbooks, recording in meticulous detail a Read more…