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From Complete Obscurity to Museum Recognition: James Butterwick on Ukrainian Painter Alexander Bogomazov
Butterwick champions the work of this unknown avant-garde artist, whose Futurist work is now entering museum collections
December 22, 2021
In Their Munich Atelier, Hemmerle Champions Craftsmanship and Slow-Made Jewelry
Christian and Yasmin Hemmerle share the history behind the family company and the philosophies that inspire Hemmerle’s contemporary creations
December 7, 2021
Exploring the Evolution of French Royal Styles, from Louis XIV to Louis XVI
Guillaume Léage discusses the aesthetic developments and material elements of antique French furniture
November 4, 2021
Interview with Gary and Anita Klesch
“The number one rule is you have to fall in love with a painting.”
October 30, 2020
Interview with Patricia Cisneros
“I would encourage people to look deep into their souls” : Collector, Patricia Cisneros on responsibility to cultural history.
September 20, 2020
Museum Restoration Fund
Hogarth’s Original Intent Is Revealed Following Restoration of These Husband-and-Wife Pendants at the Worcester Art Museum
The portraits were the first paintings by the artist in a U.S. collection and until the restoration in 2013 supported by the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund, had not received treatment in over a century
February 14, 2022
This Painting by Zurbarán Conveys Its Powerful Message Again After Conservation
Conservators utilized various techniques adapted to individual sections of Zurbarán’s ”Saint Francis” in this extensive conservation at the Kunstpalast, supported by the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund
November 7, 2021
Restoration of Egyptian Coffins Brings to Life the Work of Craftsmen Living More than Two Millennia Ago
The TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund supported the restoration of three coffin sets from the collection of the Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, which were discovered near the Valley of Kings in 1891
November 25, 2021
Sustainability and the Arts: Museums and Public Institution Practices
Produced in partnership with AAMC, this panel discusses the art world’s efforts towards sustainable and climate-conscious modes of working
May 10, 2022
Celebrating One of the Great Abstract Painters: A Tribute to Carmen Herrera’s Legacy
Produced in partnership with Apollo Magazine, this panel looks at the story of Herrera’s rise to art world fame and the workings of museums and the market
May 10, 2022
At the Dawn of a New Age: Early 20th Century American Modernism
Produced in partnership with Apollo Magazine, this panel takes as a starting point a recent exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art and explores how modernists used abstraction in response to the realities of a rapidly modernizing world
May 9, 2022
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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.
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