Work by Vincent van Gogh has appreciated in value enormously. Above, van Gogh’s Noon, or The Siesta, after Millet. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France/Bridgeman Images

Oscar Wilde, always good for a quote, once said: “When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they (...)

Fierce price: Tygers at Play by George Stubbs sold for €9.7 million at Sotheby’s, London

The Irish fine art and antiques market was worth more than €61 million last year and accounted for almost 6,000 jobs. The figures are included in the (...)

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(...)

An estimated €43 billion was spent worldwide last year on fine art and antiques. The Irish public may have grown weary, sceptical or even, understanda(...)