16 October 2018

A Short Life but a Magnificent Career

Amedeo Modigliani is one of those artists who never had it easy. In fact, he’s often said to be cursed.

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12 October 2018

The Streets Are Ours

Street art, once non-conformist and considered vandalism, is now making waves at auction and is here to stay.

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5 October 2018

Claude Monet, the Father of Impressionism

A public flop and misunderstood during his time, the once poverty stricken French artist went on to achieve critical acclaim.

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4 October 2018

Salvador Dalí – Art Crazy

Delirius art, an eccentric personality and the land of paranoia.

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4 October 2018

Lichtenstein: the Pop Phenomenon

A new language for the American way of life.

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4 October 2018

Bronzino: an Ingenious Portraitist

Owing his nickname to his red hair or dark skin, Bronzino is famous for his portraits in icy cold tones.

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3 October 2018

Caravaggio, the Renaissance Rebel

Delve into the history of the master of chiaroscuro.

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28 September 2018

Jaguar: the Roar of Luxury

In the collective imagination, Jaguar has always conjured up typically British luxury and elegance. Jaguar doubtless stands as one of the most mythical automobile brands of the 20th century.

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27 September 2018

Barnebys’ Guide to Diamonds

It’s easy to get confused when looking for diamonds at auction. The lot description usually consists of numbers and abbreviations – but what do they actually mean? We've got all the answers to your questions right here.

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27 September 2018

Abstract Art: from a Genre to a Movement

Discover more about the myth of abstract art and how the genre came into realisation.

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25 September 2018

Fashion’s Foremost Initials

From his early success to how he revolutionised women’s wear, discover the history and background to one of the 20th century’s most formidable designers: Yves Saint Laurent.

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21 September 2018

A Flash of Brilliance

Uncover the fascinating history behind the French fashion designer Christian Dior.

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14 September 2018

English Artist Set to Make a World Record at Auction

‘Portrait of an Artist’, one of David Hockney’s best known works, is to be auctioned at Christie’s next November. If its estimate of US$80 million is achieved, the Hockney work will knock Jeff Koons’ 'Balloon Dog (Orange)' off the podium as the most expensive artwork by a living artist.

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17 August 2018

Future Antiques That Could be Hiding in Our Homes

So many of us have watched Antiques Roadshow in the past and regretted clearing out what could have potentially been hundreds of pounds worth of auction-worthy pieces from the attic or garage.

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1 June 2018

Barnebys' Report: ‘Tomorrow –The View from Today’

Watches and jewellery are two of the fastest growing categories when the auction market takes over from peer-to-peer platforms. Over 45s dominate the global auction market, and are migrating to mobile as the market grows and finds new gold mines.

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20 April 2018

Venini, of glass and light

A native of Cusano, a town near Milan, Paolo Venini envisaged a career as a lawyer until his encounter with Milanese antique dealer Giacomo Cappellin, after World War I, set him on a different path.

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2 May 2018

Snuff bottles, still up to snuff

During the Qing dynasty, the snuff bottle became a fashion and art in its own right. In the first half of the 18th century, an imperial workshop was even dedicated to making these items. To rephrase French writer Charles Baudelaire who suggested that the bottle didn’t matter so much as drunkenness, here, the opposite applied: drunkenness didn’t matter so much as the bottle…

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22 March 2018

Art Deco: The Great Celebration

Art Deco is back in a big way. So let's check out why this era of decadence, hedonism and glamour has returned in the 21st century.

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2 May 2018

Was 2017 a good year for the online art market?

For the fifth consecutive year, insurance company Hiscox releases a comprehensive report of the online art market. This year’s document is packed with useful insights… and a few surprises.

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4 April 2018

British museums on the decline

The Art Newspaper annual museum survey is out. It is packed with quite some insightful information about art institutions economy, marketing and general evolution.

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7 April 2017

Barnebys Online Auction Report: 15 Designated Designers - Trends and Insights

In Barnebys 2017 Online Auction Report: 15 Designated Designers - Trends and Insights, we focus on the development of the global market for fifteen of the most sought after designers of contemporary design.

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