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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

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