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A limited edition of Jean de Brunhoff’s children’s classic The Story of Babar has been produced by The Folio Society. Limited to 750 copies, the edition features specially commissioned essays, archive material, sketches and a maquette. The Story of Babar follows the incredible journey of ‘le petit éléphant’ from bedtime tale to one of the most memorable and loved children’s stories of all time. Jean de Brunhoff ’s original artwork for Histoire de Babar is...

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A new exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s ceramics opens in March 2020 at Huxley-Parlour Gallery. It is the first time the artist’s ceramics will be exhibited as a solo show in a commercial gallery in London. Pablo Picasso’s ceramic works have generated significant interest in recent years. With subjects varying from Greek mythological figures, animals, faces and even scenes of the Spanish corrida, his pieces are united by an accessible and playful aesthetic that carries the...

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Publisher Phaidon has announced a new limited edition of its Rihanna book, as featured on the cover of the current issue of Arts & Collections. The large-format Luxury Supreme edition is bound in a bespoke Japanese-designed fabric with a pearlescent finish with a matte black, laser-cut steel logo embedded into the front cover. Each book has been signed “Love, Rihanna” by Rihanna herself. From her Barbados childhood to her worldwide tours, from iconic fashion moments...

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Sworders’ March 10th-11th Fine Interiors sale includes a well-known oil painting by artist Terence Cuneo (1907-1996). Evening Star at Full Steam, signed and dated October 1963, is estimated at £40,000-60,000. The painting’s ‘end of an era’ subject is the last steam locomotive ever built for British Railways – the BR standard class 9F engine completed at Swindon Works in 1960. Built with the intention that it would be preserved as a heritage object, it was...

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Joining the Vantage Coupe, which was launched in 2018, the new Aston Martin Vantage Roadster convertible model amplifies the emotional appeal of a model renowned for delivering a compelling blend of potent performance, outstanding dynamics and everyday usability. Testament to the uncompromising design, engineering and execution of this scintillating open-top two-seater, Vantage Roadster shares the Vantage Coupe’s absolute commitment to driving thrills. Powered by Aston Martin’s 4.0-litre twin-turbo 510PS/685Nm V8 engine and mated to an...

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Jonkers Rare Books of Henley-on-Thames has come up with a selection of ten titles chosen to make perfect gifts for a loved one on Friday. As ever, Jonkers can present all books in gift boxes, and next day courier delivery is available on all orders received before 3pm. “Ah, my Beloved, fill the Cup that clears Today of past regrets and future Fears” Sangorski And Sutcliffe Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam...

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Oxford Ceramics Gallery has announced plans for its 2020 season of exhibitions, starting with 100 years of The Leach Pottery which runs until March 14th 2020. Founded in 1920, The Leach Pottery helped shape studio ceramics as we know it today, and is a cornerstone of ceramic history. The exhibition includes over 200 works sourced from across the globe from these masters of ceramics: Bernard Leach, Shoji Hamada, Michael Cardew, Kawai Kanjiro, and Tomimoto Kenkichi;...

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Chiswick Auctions is excited to present two iconic chairs, the design of which was chosen by Stanley Kubrick for his classic 1969 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, in the Design sale at Chiswick Auctions this Tuesday, February 11th, 2020. The Djinn chairs were designed by Olivier Mourgue in 1965, while he was working for the French manufacturer Airborne International, and epitomise ’60s ‘futuristic’ design. The design has gone on to take a place in interior...

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Over £70 million worth of cars will be for sale at The London Classic Car Show at Olympia from 20th-23rd February. Highlights include an Aston Martin DB4GT, a low mileage Ferrari 512 BBi and a  Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Spyder. The weekend of 20-23 February 2020 will see over £70 million worth of classic cars from some of the world’s most prestigious marques all gathered under one roof at this year’s London Classic Car Show....

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A retrospective of the weird and wonderful art of Nancy Fouts comes to Hang-Up Gallery London from Thursday 27th February 2020 to April 24th. American-born artist Nancy Fouts, who died in April 2019, is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a subversive and playful humour. Nancy’s work brings together these seemingly disconnected items, religious artefacts, creatures and symbols to create bizarre juxtapositions of the everyday, wickedly funny...

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