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Amin Jaffer selects one of Lawrence of Arabia's Daggers

The last of T.E. Lawrence’s Arabian daggers
known to survive in private hands

A silver-gilt mounted Arab Jambiya dagger
Ornately-tooled hilt and scabbard; curved blade… 369 more words


Where In The World?

It’s Saturday, you know what that means. Time for some travel. Or is that Time Travel? You decide.

OK. I see my art is on sale somewhere. 82 more words

The Scottie Chronicles

A good reason to buy a painting!

Blankets and food for the Cape’s white squatter camp

The sight of pale-skinned, blonde children scavenging in a dumping site is not common in South Africa. 124 more words

Art By Munro

Money & Art

With every passing year, the prices paid for arts biggest names rise and rise. Just this week, another record was broken. How long before it’s broken again? 228 more words


The 'Black Friday' Frenzy for Art

In a sale that reset the benchmark prices for what collectors are willing to pay for notable artworks, Christie’s raised $658.5 million at its spring sale of postwar and contemporary art. 303 more words

A Chinese-speaking mystery buyer paid $66 million for van Gogh's L'Allée des Alyscamps

Bidders at high-profile, big ticket art auctions are usually careful to remain discreet and far from the action, placing their orders through agents on the phone. 446 more words