David Hockney Arrival of Spring

Online art market sales up 12%

Trust is needed to help the sector grow and new technology could help create it. Bobby Read, Hiscox Head of Art and Private Clients, drills down into the trends revealed in the new Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2018.

A guide to buying photography as an investment

Hailed as the most democratic of art forms, photography is a hot market with a new-found appreciation. But should you buy vintage or contemporary and what makes a photograph worth hundreds of thousands of pounds?

Five of the best chronographs

With a chronograph worn by Hollywood legend Paul Newman selling for $17.8 million, Tim Barber finds out why a wristwatch with an in-built stopwatch carries so many evocative associations

Five tips for preventing escape of water disasters

Ensuring that pipes are properly lagged and setting the heating to come on when you are away may not sound like a priority, but at this time of year escaped water can be as much of a threat to your home as fire or theft

High jewellery at The European Fine Art Fair

The highlight of the art world calendar, The European Fine Art Fair is now attracting lovers of couture jewellery. Sarah Royce-Greensill selects the pieces that will be catching the eye of the art-savvy crowd this March

Daniel Gordon: an anatomy of a modern artist

With Daniel Gordon’s fiercely vibrant yet soothing works dazzling and delighting collectors, we find out how a modern artist manages to succeed in a competitive and mercurial art market

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