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Art & Art Market

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Ordrupgaard: A Museum for Collectors in Denmark

After over three years of work, the Danish museum has reopened with a new extension housing its Impressionist works. An occasion to look at an institution famous for both its French and Scandinavian collections and its architecture. In 1918, Wilhelm Hansen (1868-1936), the head of the Hafnia...

Money Laundering: Art Dealers Appeal to Europe

An American report that minimizes the risks of money laundering in the art market rekindles the controversy in Europe. Following the release of a rather cautious official American report on the risks of money laundering, the International Confederation of Art & Antique Market Professionals...

The Aristophil Collection: An Immersion Into the Creative Lives of Authors and Artists

The next two sales of autographs from the Aristophil Collection include a few items that have never come up for auction before, but also a collection of historic objects and some treasures, paintings and drawings. The 47th and 48th Aristophil sales, the French investment company that went...

Collector Simon Kidston's Love for Mechanical Wonders

Impressive automobiles hold no secrets for him. Simon Kidston, a charismatic figure in the classic car world, divides his time between London, Geneva and Dubai. Some of the world's most splendid cars pass through his hands. Over the past 30 years, Simon Kidston has built up an unrivaled reputation...

A Successful Comeback for Arco in Madrid

Foundations, museums and collectors showed a keen appetite for the 40th anniversary of the Spanish fair, which took place from February 23 to 27. The event directed by Maribel Lopez returned in fine form after coming through unscathed in 2020, when the pandemic was starting in Europe, and...

The Jeanne Tachard Collection: The Choice of Modernity

Free-spirited, headstrong Jeanne Tachard ranks among the 1920s’ leading patrons. She commissioned works from French cabinetmaker and designer Pierre Legrain and was a pioneering collector of African art. "Jeanne Tachard deserves serious research by art historians," says auctioneer Bertrand de...

"La Villa Bleue à Nice", a Previously Unknown Work by Matisse

This oil painting by Henri Matisse has never been on the market before. Long in a European collection, the work, which comes with its original support, is drawing interest from French, British and American collectors. Matisse painted this landscape featuring a blue villa shortly after moving to...

David Hockney, a High-Tech Artist

The success of this printed landscape created on a tablet computer by the British artist, now living in Normandy, attests to changing artistic mentalities. As the "David Hockney, A Year in Normandy" exhibition at the musée de l'Orangerie in Paris  closes, this springtime work is a perfect...

A Chandelier by Koloman Moser in the Light of Beauty

This rare hanging lamp showcases Koloman Moser’s talent and the humanist ideas of the Wiener Werkstätte. "Contact with beautiful objects makes us more beautiful," said architect Josef Hoffmann , who founded the Wiener Werkstätte in 1903 with Koloman Moser and financier Fritz Waerndorfer. Such...

T is for Tapestry: Volume 2

The creation of the royal tapestry workshops under Louis XIV broke with the mural approach specific to medieval and Renaissance tapestries. In these spaces dedicated to the service of power, the loom established roots as an art of the multiple, which was also dependent on painting. Long before...
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