When he turned 50, Jason Boyd Kinsella left an advertising career to pursue art. Two years later, his paintings are selling for nearly $500,000

Patrizia Koenig likes to be conservative with her estimates, and the arrival of a Jason Boyd Kinsella painting for shipment from Phillips about four months before the auction house’s spring sale hardly made an exception. She judged that the artist thaws portrait would sell for $10,000 tops, an ambitious ceiling for a two-year-old painting by … Read more

Marlene Dumas, whose latest show in Venice is getting rave reviews, has managed to avoid market speculation. here’s how

Marlene Dumas’ paintings seduce with their bushy surfaces and saturated colors – and then, as soon as they draw you in, they turn the knife. The South African-born, Amsterdam-based artist’s explorations of lust, power, motherhood and suffering are featured in a breathtaking exhibition at Fran├žois Pinault’s Palazzo Grassi in Venice, the latest in a series … Read more

‘Mindblowing’: Modest Red Brick Home in Concord Sells for $5.2 Million

An auction for a modest red-brick house in suburban Sydney has delivered a shocking result given the slowing market and weak buyer demand. This is why A modest red-brick home on a corner block in Concord has been sold to a developer for $5.2 million. A few days before Easter weekend, nine bidders competed for … Read more