1) Kensington Antiques Fair cancelled days before opening
2) Shredded £1.04m Banksy renamed ‘Love is in the Bin’ to go on show at Sotheby’s auction house
The buyer of a painting that was partly shredded in a publicity stunt at a Sotheby’s auction has agreed to keep the work, which has been renamed Love is in the Bin.
3) Museums hit out at Titanic artefacts auction process
The National Maritime Museum and National Museums Northern Ireland claim the bidding process in the sale of more than 5500 artefacts from the wreck of the doomed Titanic prevented them from submitting a formal offer.
4) Movers and shakers: the latest trade appointments
Our latest look at new moves across auction houses and art dealerships including a new Florida auction house and hires at Gurr Johns and Robert Young Antiques.
5) Armada Table makes €360,000 at Adam’s in Ireland
A table created from wood and sculptural elements from a Spanish Armada galleon shipwrecked off Ireland’s west coast 430 years ago sold for nearly twice its top estimate.