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The Remarkable Stories Behind 5 Standout Works at TEFAF New York

From an ancient marble bust with art world provenance to a rare cabinet by Josef Frank, discover these favorites from the latest edition of TEFAF

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

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

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

Cultural Emergency Response: First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Crisis

Produced in partnership with the Prince Claus Fund, this panel discusses the urgent need and practicalities of the protection of culture in crisis situations

The Future of Art Fairs

Produced in partnership with the Financial Times, this panel explores the place of art fairs now that they are back. What have we learned and what could come next?

The Dynamics of Art Collecting Today

Produced in partnership with Bank of America, this panel explores the drivers and challenges of developing a collecting strategy, establishing and growing a collection, and leveraging one’s collection in dynamic ways

Immerse Yourself in the Poetic Artistry of Jean-Michel Othoniel

From his studio in Montreuil, the French artist discusses his obsidian self-portrait, which Perrotin is showing at TEFAF New York, and the magic of large-scale public installations

In the Paris Home of Galerie kreo’s Founders, Surprises Await Around Every Corner

Brimming with personality, Didier and Clémence Krzentowski’s ever-evolving art and design collection was assembled over 30 years

Tina Kim’s New York Townhouse Celebrates the International Artists Who Have Shaped Her

The gallerist’s collection is an astounding representation of her lifelong commitment to expanding Asian artists’ legacies

Feel the Spirit of Artists Past in Gallerist Suzanne Demisch’s East Village Home

The Demisch Danant co-founder’s airy abode brings a French connection to the downtown New York City neighborhood where legends like Willem de Kooning and Robert Rauschenberg once mingled

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

Step Inside the Historical Antwerp Loft of Art Dealer Boris Vervoordt

“It’s something much more powerful than yourself”: Vervoordt and husband writer Michael Gardner share their philosophy behind collecting art and what really makes a home

Prolific Women Collectors and the Museums They Made

Produced in partnership with Apollo, explore the lives, collections, and legacies of Alice de Rothschild, Helene Kröller-Müller, and Marjorie Merriweather Post

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

In Van Cleef & Arpels’s Transformable Jewelry, Craftsmanship and Creativity Reach a Crescendo

A hallmark of the company since the 1920s, the Maison’s modular pieces include the iconic “Hawaï Passe-Partout" and “Zip” necklace

Once Hidden by Whistler in His Studio, This Portrait Reappears in Its Full Glory After Restoration

The TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund supported the restoration of “The Girl in the White Muslin Dress,” which now shines permanently in the galleries of Singer Laren

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

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

The Vibrant Paintings of Bram van Velde, the “Perfect Example of Abstract Expressionism”

Franck Prazan explores the explosive work and solemn life of this Dutch painter in France

Inside Art Dealer Florian Eitle-Böhler’s Historical Family Home Built on a Lake in the Bavarian Countryside

Eitle-Böhler shares how his aesthetic approach to collecting informs how he combines works of various periods and styles in his home

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

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

What Does the Future Hold for Art Fairs?

Four experts discuss future directions and possibilities for art fairs in this conversation from TEFAF Online 2021, produced in partnership with the Financial Times

How This Masterful Marble Skull Became Attributed to the Great Baroque Artist Bernini

Curator and TEFAF vetting committee member Claudia Kryza-Gersch shares the journey of this rediscovery in Dresden’s Skulpturensammlung