Latest News Articles by Anne Crane

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Gallery goes it alone to show Piqué prowess

27 August 2018

While many Paris galleries take part in fairs or parcours, there is no shortage of dealers who launch individual exhibitions in their galleries at the rentrée.

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Dealer interview: Oceanic art specialist Anthony Meyer

27 August 2018

Specialist dealer in Oceanic art Anthony Meyer, whose gallery is in the rue des Beaux Arts on the Left Bank, is one of the Paris dealers who is doubly busy this September.

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Biennale looks back to the future

27 August 2018

Fair aims to capitalise on the event’s past heritage and more recent major innovations.

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Exhibition mixes old and new on the right bank in Paris

27 August 2018

Other exhibitions launching this September include 'Forces et Mouvements' at Galerie François Léage, a fifth-generation dealership on the well-known rue du faubourg Saint-Honoré.

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Join the tribal culture club for the Parcours des Mondes

27 August 2018

The gallery-lined medieval streets of the St-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris will be thronged with a babel of different accents and cultures during the second week of September.

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CERAMICS: America's continuing love affair with the Wedgwood factory

20 August 2018

An old and respected provenance can still hold sway even in no longer buoyant sectors of the market.

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‘Business as usual’ as China tariff looms

20 August 2018

The US-China trade row provides an unwelcome distraction to the September edition of New York’s 'Asian Art Week' (AAW).

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Extensive collection from Long Island home lifts Nye & Company sale

13 August 2018

A consignment of items from the Long Island home of the de Forest family provided many of the best-sellers in a two-day auction held by Nye & Company (25% buyer’s premium) in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

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Cricketers bowl up at Aussie sale

13 August 2018

The strong suit in the extensive cricket section of Abacus Auctions’ (18% buyer’s premium) Sporting Memorabilia sale in Melbourne on July 22 proved to be a collection of early 20th century autographed real photo postcards of test cricketers that were offered individually.

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Micromosaic panel heads to Maine auction

13 August 2018

A 19th century Italian oval micromosaic framed panel will feature in the mammoth August 25-26 sale at Thomaston Place Galleries in Maine.

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19th century rarity may produce some magic at Chicago sale

13 August 2018

Potter & Potter, specialist in auctions of magic memorabilia, is holding its summer sale in Chicago on August 25.

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Bronze statue of French 'boy king' comes to Pennsylvania

13 August 2018

A two-day sale devoted to works of American and international interest is scheduled for September 14-15 at Pook & Pook in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

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Tribal art from banker and collector Adolphe Stoclet’s famous Brussels residence consigned to Christie’s

08 August 2018

Adolphe Stoclet (1871-1949) made his fortune as a banker, heading the Société Générale de Belgique, which allowed him to indulge a passion for fine art and music.

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Specialist auction in Cologne features cameras and other optical delights

23 July 2018

Magic lanterns, peep shows and various other optical illusory and viewing devices will be on sale at a specialist Cologne auction firm offering photographic, scientific and collectors’ apparatus.

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Rare Beatles poster among highlights at Dallas movie sale

23 July 2018

A rare set of four door panel promotional posters for 'Help!', the Beatles’ second film, will form part of a movie poster sale to be held by Heritage Auctions on July 28-29.

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New York auction features Leonetto Cappiello posters

23 July 2018

Swann Galleries is offering its largest-ever selection of posters promoting food and drink in the firm’s August 1 auction of vintage posters, with more than 75 examples available.

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European ceramics: a cross-Channel focus

16 July 2018

Vincennes, Sèvres and Meissen are among the stars of a Paris and London auction spotlight.

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London’s slice of Marly Rouge

16 July 2018

Bonhams’ (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) main summer sale of European ceramics took place at its Bond Street rooms on July 5. On offer were 245 lots which raised a hammer total of just under £600,000, with a 62% take-up.

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Vintage pens from Switzerland to Japan are scripted for San Francisco auction

14 July 2018

US West Coast auction firm PBA Galleries is holding its first sale dedicated to writing instruments in its San Francisco rooms on July 19.

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Monaco sales reflect life of luxury

09 July 2018

There has long been a tradition of summer sales in Monaco, with an emphasis on the luxury goods area of the market: jewellery, watches, handbags and cars. Here are a few stand-out lots coming up.