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Music Icons From Dolly Parton to Taylor Swift on Sale at Julien’s

This February, Julien’s Auctions, which has sold some of the most iconic music artefacts from the past 100 years, presents MUSIC ICONS, a collection of over 100 items with a spotlight on the women who rock, from Country Music royalty to the best-selling pop divas of our time. Taking place on Tuesday, February 27th live and online at Julien’s Auctions, the sale features Dolly Parton’s jade green embellished 1970s stage and In the Beginning album...

Icons: Playboy, Hugh Hefner, And Marilyn Monroe from Julien’s Auctions

Julien’s Auctions has announced its exhibition Icons: Playboy, Hugh Hefner, and Marilyn Monroe, opening on January 27th in Hong Kong, offering an exclusive preview into Julien’s highly anticipated three-day auction event taking place from March 28th-30th in Los Angeles. Featuring over 50 rare items of memorabilia and iconic artefacts from the collections of these cultural icons, the Hong Kong exhibition will be open to the public for free admission from January 27th to February 1st...

Fifteen Years of Maison Parisienne

Maison Parisienne, the nomadic gallery founded by Florence Guillier Bernard, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a remarkable exhibition showcasing the pinnacle of contemporary craftsmanship at the Musée des Arts décoratifs (MAD Museum) in Paris. For its 15th-anniversary exhibition, Maison Parisenne has commissioned 15 exceptional works by 15 renowned artists such as Simone Pheulpin, Pierre Renart, Hervé Wahlen, Gérald Vatrin, and others. These exclusive creations will be showcased at the historic Hall des Maréchaux within...

Music Stars Offer Auction Items for MusiCares

Julien’s Auctions has unveiled the first star-studded lineup of items to be sold at the MusiCares® Charity Relief Auction, the music industry’s highly anticipated event that will take place live for the first time ever at the GRAMMY Museum® in Los Angeles and online on juliensauctions.com on Sunday, February 4th, 2024. The annual live stream music auction on the day of the awards ceremony will feature sensational items from many of this year’s GRAMMY® nominated...

Anne von Freyburg’s Rococo Reimagined at HOFA

HOFA has announced the inaugural UK solo exhibition by Dutch artist Anne von Freyburg, at its flagship gallery in London’s Mayfair from 2nd – 14th February 2024. Titled ‘Papillotage’, the exhibition will showcase 14 new and previously unseen textile remakes of works by Rococo masters Boucher, Fragonard and Le Brun. A central focus will be on a wall installation inspired by Fragonard’s masterpiece The Swing. Anne von Freyburg, Filthy Cute (After Fragonard, young women), 2022,...

Treasures of ‘Dick’ Turpin for Auction

Sworders will conduct a single-owner sale on January 25th devoted to the contents of Barons Court flat of Maurice Turpin (1928-2005). Maurice, known throughout the trade as ‘Dick’, was one of Britain’s foremost antiques dealers of the second half of the 20th century, achieving near legendary status over a 50-year career. Born in Bow in 1928, the son of an East End fruit seller, Turpin originally trained as a sound engineer for the BBC, before...

Decorative Fair Offers Winter Warmth

You are warmly invited to attend the Winter edition of The Decorative Fair, which opens Tuesday 23rd January at midday and runs until January 28th. The venue is Evolution London, Battersea Park, London SW11. A beacon of brightness to cheer avid design lovers midwinter, The Decorative Fair in Battersea Park is London’s longest-running and largest premier antiques, design and art fair. Since 1985 it has been a favourite event for the interior design trade attending...

2024 at Hastings Contemporary

Hastings Contemporary, located on The Stade in Hastings, East Sussex, champions modern and contemporary art. An ambitious programme of temporary exhibitions showcases work by important Modern British artists, internationally celebrated artists and emerging practitioners, often in Kunsthalle-style displays throughout the building. The not-for-profit gallery has developed a reputation for its focus on painting. Innovative programming, partnerships and collaborations support a commitment to outreach, learning and participation. The award-winning building is located on the town’s historic...

Bonhams to Auction Costumes and Props from The Crown

The award-winning series, The Crown, is one of Netflix’s most prestigious and acclaimed shows. Now, as the final series premieres, Bonhams announces a once-in-a-lifetime auction of close to 450 props, furniture, and costumes – including those inspired by Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Robes and Princess Diana’s ‘Revenge dress’ – from all six series of The Crown, written and created by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television. A live sale of...

Louis XV Writing Table Returns Home

On 12th December 2023, the French auction house Pescheteau-Badin, with the assistance of expert Pierre-François Dayot, presented the Louis XV table à écrire created by ébéniste Jean-Henri Riesener for the Petit Trianon in 1771, at auction at Hôtel Drouot (Paris). Sold for €195,000 (including Buyer’s Premium) by auctioneer Brice Pescheteau-Badin to a French bidder in the room, the writing table was immediately pre-empted by the Centre des Monuments Nationaux for the Hôtel de la Marine....

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