Posts from Richard Bagnall-Smith

Art Auctions re-opening prompts advice change; from ‘stop’ to ‘get ready

Private Sales for top property may have boomed, but since March 2020 our advice to clients has been to put almost all auction activity on hold. The on-line or hybrid auctions may have worked for a few exceptional items, or for low-end ‘shopping’, but for the majority of collections the inability to view the works […]

The economic impact of Covid has undeniably arrived in the art market. A trickle of enquiries on managing the sale of art collateral has now evolved into multiple high value cases. Whether you are a lender, borrower, lawyer or trustee it is in everyone’s interest that sale proceeds are verifiably maximised. Here are 3 cast […]