Masterpiece London 2013, one of the UK’s most prestigious art fairs, will show an unrivalled array of the world’s finest works of art, antiques and design alongside contemporary pieces in a spectacular purpose-built pavilion on the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Between 27th June and 3rd July over 160 exhibitors will present the very best and most desirable collectors’ items from antiquities to fine and contemporary art and period and modern furniture through to contemporary design. Read more
Sir Peter Blake has taken his masterful use of collage to the next level in his recent release of a three-dimensional Circus Collage triptych. Three individual boxes have been created especially to house the three circus scenes, archival inkjet prints painstakingly cut out by hand and displayed as an audience watching a magical circus performance. Read More..
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New research released today by Hiscox has revealed the growing trend for buying art online – with 71% of art collectors surveyed having bought artwork without seeing it in person first but based only on a JPEG image, and a quarter of established collectors1 spending a staggering lb50,000 or more in this way. Read More..
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Despite rumours of a triple dip recession in 2013, the buoyancy of the international art market continues to surprise nearly everyone. Results at the top end of the market have never been better; especially in the contemporary, Impressionist and Modern art sectors. The sales in these areas this February remained phenomenal: how is it possible this boom can continue in 2013? Read More..
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Hollywood has glamorised Art theft and the characters behind the heists have been portrayed by some of the most beautiful people in the film industry. The plots are complicated, the artworks stolen are worth multiple millions and usually stolen from properties deemed as impenetrable fortresses. All of which combine to make a movie which is compulsive viewing. Read More..
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