Francis Bacon

12 May, 2015

Women of Algiers tops auction sales, as booming market boosts list of world's priciest art

27 Apr, 2015

The two portraits are expected to fetch at least £30m after going on display in London and New York

15 Nov, 2012

Sotheby's New York takes record $375m in a day as 'Teflon-coated' art market proves its resilience again

07 Aug, 2012

Shock of the New brought Hughes a mass audience, but he felt like piano player in a whorehouse

Lucian Freud self portrait black eye
20 Jan, 2010

Self-Portrait with a Black Eye goes on sale 32 years after fight with London taxi driver