Ghislaine Maxwell at an event in New York in 2013. File photograph: by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images

Shortly after Ghislaine Maxwell arrived in New York from England in the early 1990s, she was looking for a new start. She had just lost her father, a (...)

Adelle Hughes, associate director at Whyte’s Auctioneers. “Buy the best you can afford instead of mediocre examples by several artists”

Buying the work of a young, up-and-coming artist could prove to be a good long-term investment but picking a winner is like predicting the Grand Natio(...)

As a Sotheby’s Specialist, I am involved in sourcing high quality sculptures for our auctions in London

Who? Christopher Mason is a Deputy Director, Head of Auction Sales, Specialist, European Sculpture and Works of Art, Sotheby’s, London. Sotheby’s, f(...)


In recent years, sculpture consigned from Ireland to auction at Sotheby’s in London has achieved some remarkable prices. The latest success story unfo(...)

A marble bust of Homer by Francis Harwood, previously the property of a parish priest of Kilcullen, has an estimate of between £70,000 and £100,000 at Sotheby’s London

Sotheby’s has announced that another important piece of antique sculpture, “discovered in Ireland” is to be auctioned in London. Sotheby’s representat(...)

A Dublin art collector is the recipient of the latest – and most unexpected – auction windfall. Sotheby’s in London has revealed that a wooden “corpus(...)