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MASA Gallery Opens Space in Mexico City

Marking its fifth anniversary, MASA gallery will unveil two inaugural solo exhibitions at its first permanent space in the heart of Mexico City, on view from February 8th – April 8th, 2023. The gallery’s expansion strengthens its ongoing commitment to present innovative positions of the local contemporary creative community through group and solo exhibitions focusing on collectible art and design. In ‘Non-Zero-Sum,’ artist and designer Brian Thoreen explores unconventional ways of fabrication and corporeality, expanding...

TEFAF Announces Restoration Funding for NY and Antwerp

TEFAF (The European Fine Art Foundation) has announced that Neue Galerie New York, USA and the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA), Belgium are the recipients of this year’s TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund (TMRF), an annual grant created in support of the international art community’s vital work to preserve artistic and cultural heritage. With TEFAF’s funding, Neue Galerie New York will restore Egon Schiele’s (1890-1918) Town among Greenery (The Old City III) (1917), a piece the museum received as a gift in...

Cultural Gifting in the Year of the Rabbit

Why has rare whisky become such a popular gift, particularly in Southeast Asian countries? Charles Beamish, CEO and Founder of Beamish International, explains Over the past decade, the global market for Scotch rare whisky has exploded. Buyers from around the world are appreciating the liquid as drinkers and collectors, and one of the most fascinating streams of new buyers are those buying it specifically for gifting. Across Southeast Asian countries, gift-giving traditions have begun to...

Arnold & Son’s Timepiece Marks Year of the Rabbit

Arnold & Son marks the year of the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Water Rabbit with a new artistic version of the brand’s Perpetual Moon timepiece. The brand continues its annual celebration of the traditional Chinese calendar with this limited new series of eight high-precision moon-phase wristwatches. The Perpetual Moon “Year of the Rabbit” timepiece features a sculpted golden rabbit set against a backdrop of black aventurine, posing next to a pagoda,...

Quentin Bell Ceramics ‘Link to Bloomsbury Group’

As the son of Clive and Vanessa Bell, and the nephew of Virginia Woolf, Quentin Bell (1910-96) proved to be one of the very last links with the Bloomsbury Group. Now a collection of his striking and singular ceramics, created for the celebrated Fulham Pottery, will be offered in Ewbank’s Interiors & Modern Design auction on January 26th. Bell inherited his family’s artistic talents and went on to establish his own reputation, not only as...

The Sustainable Option for Luxury Yacht Charter

Why is chartering a classic yacht the best option for the environment? Dominic Meredith Hardy, Director of Classic Charters, explains Tell us a little bit about the One Ocean Initiative and why chartering a luxury classic yacht is the more sustainable option?This is still in its early stages, but largely stems from my younger days as an oceanographer, which firmly embedded in me a deep love for the ocean, and then more recently working with...

London Art Fair Adds Anthony Gormley to January Edition

London Art Fair returns to its traditional January slot from 18th-22nd January 2023, launching the international art collecting calendar once again with an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art. The Fair will offer both seasoned and aspiring collectors a diverse presentation of modern and contemporary art, alongside curated displays, and an inspiring programme of talks, panel discussions and artists insights. Among pieces on sale will be Anthony Gormley’s Slew II, available via the Tanya Baxter Contemporary...

RM Sotheby’s Posts 2022 Car Sales of Over $925m

RM Sotheby’s has achieved global sales in excess of $925,000,000 USD during 2022, a record figure in a year that has seen the company achieve some of the most spectacular results in its history.     Sales revenues have been achieved across the three primary components of the business, including auctions, private sales, and the newly developed Sotheby’s Sealed platform, each part of the business contributing significant revenues to the record-breaking sales total. It is notable that during...

Ben Brown Fine Arts Presents Awol Erizku

Ben Brown Fine Arts presents Cosmic Drill, its third solo exhibition of the work of Los Angeles-based artist Awol Erizku, from 27th January-6th April 2023. The exhibition follows Erizku’s highly acclaimed shows with Ben Brown Fine Arts, 慢慢燃燒 Slow Burn (Hong Kong, 2018) and Make America Great Again (London, 2017). Cosmic Drill will unveil an alluring new body of work that converges the mediums of painting, photography and sculpture, while harnessing myriad influences including street...

Kandinsky, Degas and Cézanne Go On Sale

Artwork worth over £17m with pieces from Kandinsky, Degas and Cézanne is going on sale at antiquessearch.com on 16th December 2022. The online sale will see 118 Masterpieces come up for sale. Internationally recognised gallery owner and collector Alain Dreyfus from Basel, Switzerland is presenting the live auction. The event will see masterpieces by famous painters come up for sale with a combined starting price of over 20 Million Swiss Francs/£17m. Auction highlights include three...

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