Auctions & shows

Reducing the risk of auctions

Most investors, when selling art, will consign directly to a particular auction house. But this is not the only option, says Les Fox, co-owner of New Jersey based auction house West Highland Art Auctions. West Highland Art Auctions, founded by Les Fox and his wife Sue, is a multi-auction auction …

Art Law

Issues of authenticity and ownership when buying and selling art

Good legal advice is vital for protecting yourself when buying or selling art, yet art transactions are often made on trust. Roland Foord, senior partner at law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP, has seen what can happen when that trust proves to be misplaced. “The art world has long been, and …