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Meticulous vetting sets TEFAF apart
The vetting process is one of the main pillars of TEFAF’s success for buyers to acquire art with confidence.
Interview with Patricia Cisneros
“I would encourage people to look deep into their souls” : Collector, Patricia Cisneros on responsibility to cultural history.
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.
Tiffany’s Fireplace Hood Reunited with Treasures from Artist’s Home
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.
“…packed with the utmost care and without the slightest damage…”
AXA XL: Safety in Art Transport
Interview with Jennifer Mass
Narrowing the Gap: Science and the Art Market.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interview with Carrie Rebora Barratt
An offer so tantalizing she couldn’t refuse.
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.
VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM: THE RESTORATION OF THE KAUFMANN OFFICE BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
Through the restoration process, the V&A will gain insight into how the office was constructed and this information will be of interest to expert conservators around the world.
Lacma: The restoration of ‘Pieta’ by Melchor Pérez Holguin
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.
NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON: THE RESTORATION OF VAN DYCK’S EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF CHARLES I
Learn how it took a small army of people to clean, repair and restore one of the National Gallery’s largest paintings:
VOLKENKUNDE MUSEUM: RESTORING THE KAWAHARA KEIGA SCREEN
Restorient invites you inside their studio to give you an exclusive view of the Kawahara Keiga screen during its restoration.