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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

Discovered at TEFAF, A Sculpture of King Louis XIV’s First Surgeon Returns to Versailles

Follow the journey of this masterful bust by French sculptor Girardon from its acquisition at TEFAF to its homecoming at Versailles

Found in Hundreds of Pieces, New Technologies Reconstructed This Delicate Tower of Nanjing

Digital techniques and 3D printing were of importance for this restoration at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rennes, supported by the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund

Introducing TEFAF’s Newest Exhibitors

From Mughal miniatures and antique tapestry to Himalayan art and contemporary ceramics, get to know the stories behind these galleries and their artworks

Three Experts on the Power of Collecting Historic Decorative Arts Today

Oscar Graf, Laura Kugel, and Robert Aronson discuss opportunities—and inspiration—in the current decorative arts market

Explore the Lush, Nature-Inspired Work and Studio of Ceramicist Hitomi Hosono

In her London studio, the artist combines Japanese heritage and British influences to create masterfully intricate works

When Worlds Collide: Sean Kelly and Charis Tyndall on Creating Conversation Between the Contemporary and the Ancient

In a special episode of “The Grand Tourist” podcast, the two art dealers reflect on how bringing works together can change your perception of time

Why Jeweler Otto Jakob’s Latest Creation is a Sign of the Times

Highly attuned to the world around him, Jakob creates stirring jewelry that holds a mirror up to the current moment

Art Dealer and Designer Axel Vervoordt Uncovers What Is Timeless and Universal Through His Collection of Art

Step inside Vervoordt’s historic castle to discover his thoughtful approach to living with art

Early Masterpiece by Zurbarán Mesmerizes After Restoration at the Wadsworth Atheneum

The Baroque painting conveys its spiritual intensity once more after restoration supported by the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund

Design Visionary Faye Toogood on Her Inspirations, Reinvention, and Iconic Roly-Poly Chairs

The endlessly original maker continues carving her own path by embracing femininity, experimentation, and above all, unpredictability

Discover the Stories Behind American Museums’ Most Treasured Pieces

Bank of America’s new Masterpiece Moment video series is its latest initiative to support cultural institutions and make art more accessible

“A Curator’s Dream”: How a Belgian Art Nouveau Choker Found Its New Home in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Acquired at TEFAF, the one-of-a-kind Wisteria “Glycines” Choker is indisputably jewelry designer Philippe Wolfers’s most important creation

Designer Licheng Ling Looks Back at Her First Time Visiting TEFAF

How a visit to the fair filled the Homeism founder with creative inspiration

Rembrandt’s Brushstrokes Are Revealed after Restoration of This Portrait from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The quality and beauty of this unknown woman are uncovered after restoration supported by the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund

Step Into the Eclectic Home of Antique Dealers Ollivier and Gladys Chenel

As a family with deep roots in the art world, the Chenels share how they now live with art, antiques, and design in their Paris home

TAFETA Founder Ayo Adeyinka on Bringing Modern African Art to the Market

Adeyinka shares the story behind his gallery and contemporary artists to know

A Visionary Commode by Italian Cabinetmaker Piffetti Joins the Collection of the Met

Acquired by a collector from antiques dealer BURZIO. at TEFAF, the commode by Pietro Piffetti is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inside Art Dealer Niels de Boer’s 17th-Century House on Amsterdam’s Historic Canal

Step into the Old Master dealer’s art-filled gallery, foundation, and private family home