The most expensive post-war work sold last year fetched just over $91 million. The most expensive Old Master sold for $21.5 million

How the shallow culture warrior hoodwinked a generation

Is a super-rich collector having works stolen to order?

Full of events and individuals worthy of toasting for every day of the year

An enjoyable visual book that acts as a history of aviation

The moral standards of creative giants

The Louvre’s anniversary exhibition has been a fraught exercise from first to last

Michael Prodger takes a look at the artists who paint politics

Ethical values and financial necessity are not always perfectly compatible

The older the work, the harder it is to be sure what it is or who it’s by. So how do the experts decide?