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Civic Pride: The City as Collector

This discussion will explore what it means for a city to collect, or for a museum to collect objects relating to the history and artistic production of cities.

Old Masters, New Spaces: Historical Art in Modernist Buildings

This discussion will place the Frick’s venture in the context of other modernist spaces in which historical collections have been displayed.

Chapel Service: Sacred Spaces and Post-war Art

This conversation will explore the aesthetic and spiritual concerns of such projects, discussing their role in what is often described as a ‘post-religious’ world

Axel Vervoordt Company

Axel and Boris Vervoordt take viewers on a personal tour together with Anne Sophie Dusselier, as they detail the company’s diverse activities and philosophy behind Kanaal’s transformation.

Interview with Gary and Anita Klesch

“The number one rule is you have to fall in love with a painting.”
Meet the Experts

Digital Vetting for TEFAF Online

Set apart by the most meticulous vetting within the digital context

Mentink & Roest

Menno Hoencamp from Mentink & Roest shares a closer look inside this very rare clock by George Prior.

Collecting for Fun: An Interview with Anderson Cooper & Benjamin Maisani

Anderson Cooper only recently started collecting with Benjamin Maisani, who studied art history.

Mauritshuis Reunites Bridal Couple

Twenty years ago, the museum curators discovered that a pendant portrait originally belongs with Elisabeth’s portrait, depicting her fiancé: Jakob Omphalius. Would it ever be seen again? To the museum’s delight it recently turned up at Galerie De Jonckheere.

Art in Public: Redefining History, Memory, Identity

In 2018, the removal of Confederate monuments, both officially and through acts of resistance, and who and how to memorialize were our focus.

Modernity Stockholm

Take a look inside design gallery Modernity Stockholm. Andrew Duncanson, founder of Modernity Stockholm, talks about the history of Modernity, their locations in Stockholm and London and several highlighted objects.

Book of Hours from King Charles VIII with Les Enluminures

Sandra Hindman from Les Enluminures shares the intimate book of hours of King Charles VIII of France.

Japanese Glass Art by Niyoko Ikuta with Wahei Aoyama

A Lighthouse called Kanata, formerly known as Yufuku Gallery, was founded in 1993 to introduce contemporary Japanese art and aesthetics to a global audience.

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.