‘Nafea Faa Ipoipo’ (When Will You Marry?) is said to have been sold to a museum in Qatar for €265 million. Photograph: EPA

A painting by French artist Paul Gauguin has become the most expensive art work ever sold after it was bought for close to US$300 million (€265 milli(...)

Pictured at the end of last year’s Paris2Nice cycle were, left to right, Ronan Holahan, Maria Supple and Paddy Holahan.

As charity cycles go, the 700km Paris2Nice, now in its fourth year, looks longer and more enticing than most. It takes its riders on an autumn odyssey(...)

A new Bansky work on a side of a wall in New York City. New work by the mysterious British street artist Banksy has appeared in New York after he announed a a month-long residency in the city. Three works in total have appeared in recent days with two of them quickly being vandalized by other graffiti. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Graffiti by secretive British artist Banksy is turning up on the streets of New York City — and all over social media.Banksy announced on his website (...)

Amidst the various paintings of aristocrats and hunting dogs in Sheppard’s “Legacy of the Big House” sale is a painting by a quite unexpected artist. (...)

More than half the estimated €43 billion spent worldwide last year in the fine art and antiques market was accounted for by private transactions – sal(...)

Tuesday, May 7th Sotheby’s, New York. Impressionist and Modern Art. (...)