A few items of interest from the past week:
The heir to the late Yves Saint Laurent mulls over selling his massive art collection, which includes many Old Master works. Cue Christie’s and Sotheby’s to be fighting tooth and nail for the consignment rights…
Using national funds to retain prized works of art is a source of pride in the UK, particularly when it comes to artists of their own.
Justice being served out to culprit behind the theft of paintings (which included a work by Jan Breughel the Elder, shown above) from the Jules-Chéret Fine Arts Museum in Nice, last August.