Bezos divorce: the couple have an estimated fortune of almost €120 billion. Photograph: John Shearer/Getty

They are the couple who could be called the parents of Amazon.com, and now the split of MacKenzie and Jeff Bezos is casting a spotlight on the woman w(...)

A detail from Salvator Mundi, an ethereal portrait of Jesus Christ which dates to about 1500, and is said to be the last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting. Photograph: Courtesy of Christie’s New York

Despite the pre-sale publicity, Salvator Mundi does not have the kind of history that would reassure you about its status and authenticity, especially(...)

Christie’s employees take bids for Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi during the postwar and contemporary art evening sale at Christie’s New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at(...)

Leonardo da Vincis ‘Salvator Mundi’  on display at Christie’s New York  during a press preview for the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

It was hailed as the greatest artistic find of the past 50 years, a masterpiece disguised behind amateur layers of paint and found festering in obscur(...)

Security personnel stand next to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ after it was unveiled at Christie’s in New York on October 10th. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

What’s happening? Salvator Mundi, a painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is to be auctioned at Christie’s, New York, on November 15th, and the estimate is (...)

One of the most expensive paintings sold at the Ganz auction was Picasso’s Women of Algiers, version O. It’s one of a celebrated series of 15 paintings Picasso made in the mid-1950s. In addition to “O,” the Ganz auction featured versions “M,” “H,” and “K.”

After a chance discovery, the grandson of a Jewish art dealer learned that a valuable painting he believed the Nazis had looted from his grandfather m(...)

President of AS Monaco Dmitri Rybolovlev and his daughter Ekaterina Rybolovlev. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

Christopher Williams had been waiting 90 minutes inside the office of a helicopter tour company on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, keeping a careful ey(...)

Jackson Martinez, former Atletico Madrid player, poses for pictures with fans at an airport after he joined the Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC, in Guangzhou, China last month. Photograph:  Reuters

Last week we read that Chelsea’s on-loan striker Falcão had asked his favourite hairdresser to come from Manchester to London to give him a special k(...)

Arsene Wenger will face his old club Monaco in the last 16 of the Champions League. (Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger offered a particularly warm welcome to the visiting French contingent who found their way to Arsenal’s Hertfordshire training ground on(...)