Art and antiques

What is contemporary art?

As the Evening Standard Contemporary Art Prize in association with Hiscox launches, we consider what the term ‘contemporary art’ actually means.

Understanding the role of the art consultant

What constitutes a great work of art may be a simple matter of taste but the decision to buy a piece can be a little more complicated. Whitney Hintz, Curator of Hiscox’s art collection, deciphers the role and responsibilities of the art consultant