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Today’s #TEFAF recommendation by our Managing Director @charlottewvanleerdam takes us to the @al.thani.collection at @hoteldelamarine in Paris.
On Sundays, we revisit past TEFAF fairs by resharing photos from our community.
Discovered in 1891 near the Valley of Kings, the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund supported the restoration of three coffin sets from the collection of the @rijksmuseumvanoudheden.
TEFAF is proud to share a recent acquisition by @fondationcustodia of “Sketch of a Peacock and Hunting Trophies” by Jan Weenix. Presented by @bob.haboldt at #TEFAFMaastricht 2019.
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Interview with Gary and Anita Klesch
“The number one rule is you have to fall in love with a painting.”
October 30, 2020
Living with Chinese Art with Vanderven Oriental Art
Floris van der Ven from Vanderven Oriental Art takes us on a tour around the spacious gallery in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands and shows us an exclusive behind the scenes in the life of an art dealer.
August 10, 2020
Japanese Glass Art by Niyoko Ikuta with Wahei Aoyama
A Lighthouse called Kanata, formerly known as Yufuku Gallery, was founded in 1993 to introduce contemporary Japanese art and aesthetics to a global audience.
August 9, 2020
Book of Hours from King Charles VIII with Les Enluminures
Sandra Hindman from Les Enluminures shares the intimate book of hours of King Charles VIII of France.
August 6, 2020
Tiffany’s Fireplace Hood Reunited with Treasures from Artist’s Homes
Rarely do examples of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s (1848–1933) most personal, and arguably most creative, works of art come to the market. But, in the fall of 2019 Lillian Nassau LLC unveiled a Tiffany treasure at TEFAF.
July 20, 2020
Interview with Patricia Cisneros
“I would encourage people to look deep into their souls” : Collector, Patricia Cisneros on responsibility to cultural history.
July 20, 2020
Mentink & Roest
Menno Hoencamp from Mentink & Roest shares a closer look inside this very rare clock by George Prior.
July 7, 2020
Hemmerle’s aquamarine necklace
Christian Hemmerle from Hemmerle, shares about the details behind the craftsmanship of the blue aquamarine necklace showcased from TEFAF Maastricht 2020.
July 2, 2020
June 11, 2020
Van Cleef & Arpels
President & CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels, Nicolas Bos, talks about the House’s Heritage collection and the place of jewelry being a form of Decorative Arts at TEFAF
June 10, 2020
Lillian Nassau Rediscovers a Tiffany Fireplace Hood
The Morse Museum has dedicated most of its collection to the preservation of art, furniture and objects from Laurelton Hall, it seemed like the perfect fit for this highly important Tiffany masterpiece.
May 20, 2020
Mauritshuis Reunites Bridal Couple
Twenty years ago, the museum curators discovered that a pendant portrait originally belongs with Elisabeth’s portrait, depicting her fiancé: Jakob Omphalius. Would it ever be seen again? To the museum’s delight it recently turned up at Galerie De Jonckheere.
May 9, 2020
Van Gogh in Paris with Hammer Gallery
Howard Shaw from Hammer Gallery shares what Van Gogh would have most likely seen when he visited Paris in 1886. This period of Van Gogh’s life is pivotal to his works as an artist.
May 9, 2020
Take a look inside design gallery Modernity Sockholm. Andrew Duncanson, founder of Modernity Stockholm, talks about the history of Modernity, their locations in Stockholm and London and several highlighted objects.
April 6, 2020
The Restoration of LACMA’s ‘Pieta’ by Melchor Pérez Holguín
Considering its age, the work is in good condition, but it requires a careful restoration, which is in progress under Joseph Fronek, Head of Paintings Conservation.
March 20, 2020
Auguste Rodin : Eve’s despair after the fall of man
John Swarbrooke from Dickinson Gallery explains the beauty and play of light behind the cast of Auguste Rodin’s Eve.
March 7, 2020
Art in Public: Redefining History, Memory, Identity
In 2018, the removal of Confederate monuments, both officially and through acts of resistance, and who and how to memorialize were our focus.
March 6, 2020
February 6, 2020
The Restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s The Kaufmann Office for Victoria and Albert Museum
The office is unique in that it retains all of its original woodwork, furniture, carpets and upholstery textiles. It was designed by Wright for his most distinguished patron, department store owner Edgar J. Kaufmann (1885–1955).
January 14, 2020
Judging Art: Vetting in the World’s Top Museums, Art Fairs and Collections
This panel of specialists reveals their own backstage stories about how certain outstanding objects were chosen and others eliminated and the difficult decision-making that is a part of the process.
November 29, 2019
Stone and Faith: Rebuilding Notre Dame
Notre Dame’s reconstruction whether viewed through a spiritual, aesthetic, or historic lens, will continue to fascinate and frustrate us. It will also yield practical lessons about a host of preservation, heritage, and its institutional role in the city itself.
November 19, 2019
Retrieving Lost Identities: The Black Figure in Art, Past and Present
One of the most urgent and compelling topics shaping the art world today is the pictorial representation of the black figure— a complex and highly charged subject whose dynamics extend far beyond the studio, gallery, and classroom.
June 10, 2018