Preview

Paul Jeromack

Analysis
Art market

Spanish still-lifes test the staying power of a dealer's legacy at Christie's

Two works from the private collection of renowned New York dealer Herman Schickman, previously on long-term loan to the Met, hit the auction block today

News
Acquisitions

Kimbell Art Museum fêtes International Women's Day with Anne Vallayer-Coster acquisition

Still Life With Mackerel demonstrates the French 18th-century artist's virtuosity in the genre

News
Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Jump aboard Tauba Auerbach's dazzling fireboat for the Public Art Fund and then get lost in a concrete utopia at MoMA

Review
Exhibitions

An enigma solved: Old Masters and contemporary artists mix together well at David Zwirner

A show co-organised with the dealer Nicholas Hall demonstrates the endlessly exciting possibilities of blending the old and the new

Analysis
Artists

From the archive: Why the art world is crazy about Cranach

New technology is shedding light on an Old Master as the prolific, multi-talented artist enjoys a renaissance

Review
Exhibitions

Half a million visitors can’t be wrong: the Met’s Michelangelo show is the cultural event of the year

The major loan show is a doubly whammy in the quality of the works presented and its popularity

News

Who is the collector behind the Getty’s windfall master drawings acquisition?

Luca Padulli has been amassing the treasure trove of works at auction over the last 17 years, sources say

News
Auctions

‘Mixed feelings’ as Brian Sewell’s treasure trove is to be dispersed

Auction of the late art critic’s collection inspires sadness­—but excitement too

News
Auctions

Three picks from next week's Old Masters auctions at Sotheby’s New York

All eyes are on Gentileschi’s $25m Danaë, but some other works deserve collectors’ attention too

News
Art market

The perennial problem of backlog

From our archives: Ten years ago this month, Dealers send unsold Old Masters to Sotheby’s

News
Acquisitions

Charity begins at home: National Gallery of Art acquires Ochtervelt genre painting

The Dutch picture depicts a wealthy burgher’s child dispensing alms to a beggar boy and sold for a record $4.4m at auction last year

News
Auctions

Has a long-lost painting by a teenaged Rembrandt been discovered in New Jersey?

The small oil on board sold for $870,000—1,000 times its high estimate—and is suspected to be part of the artist’s earliest series on the Five Senses, made while he was still a student

News
Obituaries

Reminiscences of Brian Sewell

Opinionated and fearless, the English art critic, who has died aged 84, was never, ever dull