Matt Small’s work is a real life irony, discarded metal junk recomposed to form something of immense beauty.
Even the big beasts are here as Bailey prowls around the pavilion galleries glowering at the framed prints on the walls showing his disdain or approval.
Late painter Howard Hodgkin confessed to being bitten by the collecting virus. He even kept auction catalogues and a tape measure beside his bed, handy for marking things he fell in love with.
Sir Winston Churchill’s gift to Vivien Leigh – a still-life of roses painted by the politician in the 1930s has sold for over nine times its pre-sale estimated price at £638, 750.
Mario Testino is best known for his extravagant model shoots, weighty coffee table tomes and that Diana photoshoot for Vanity Fair at Kensington Palace.