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Guernsey’s Auction House will be conducting the sale of the original and only 21st century bronze cast of the 16th century figure of Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse and Rider on Wednesday October 30th at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. The last occasion that a work of art attributed to the great artist became available was 2017, when Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi brought $450 million at auction. It was the highest amount ever paid at...

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LAPADA closed the doors on its 2019 Fair in London’s Berkeley Square on September 18th with indications that the art and antiques trades are outperforming retail sales projections. Earlier in the year the Office for National Statistics (ONS) cited significant growth in the antiques and vintage markets and, alongside trends for craftsmanship and sustainability, there are positive signs the art and antiques trades are performing well. The bustling fair welcomed visitors across the week to...

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As art continues to evolve, so does the way in which we talk about inheritance. The conversation about inheritance is moving from being tight-lipped to a more open affair, giving families the opportunity to share wealth across the generations. When looking at passing down wealth it is important to understand how this can affect future generations. In the arts and collectables world, the art you own, regardless of its category, will be classed as an...

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Non-profit organisation Make-A-Wish Foundation is to hold a charity auction showcasing artwork from more than 20 international artists. The Art of Wishes Gala is to be held in the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on the 1st October and hosted by Make-A-Wish supporter and comedian David Walliams. The independent charity grants the wishes of critically ill children and supports their families in times of hardship and difficulty. See Also: Classic Marilyn Monroe Photographs for Online...

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LAPADA, the world’s largest association of art and antiques dealers, celebrates its 45th anniversary this year—it certainly doesn’t look its age, with its annual Art & Antiques Fair coming up in London’s exclusive Berkeley Square in September, and a vigorous program of conferences and lobbying between its teeth.  The LAPADA symbol of the golden chandelier remains the mark of an experienced, knowledgeable, trustworthy dealer, backed by a strong advisory, mediation and lobbying association.  Arts &...

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As art continues to evolve, so does the way in which we talk about inheritance. The conversation about inheritance is moving from being tight-lipped to a more open affair, giving families the opportunity to share wealth across the generations. When looking at passing down wealth it is important to understand how this can affect future generations. In the arts and collectables world, the art you own, regardless of its category, will be classed as an...

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Historic Auckland Castle in County Durham is to reopen on Saturday 2nd November 2019 after a three-year conservation project. A highlight of the redevelopment is the display of the paintings of Jacob and His Twelve Sons by Spanish master Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664). At the heart of The Auckland Project sits the historic Auckland Castle, once the seat of England’s powerful Prince Bishops, and home to a series of paintings by Spanish master Francisco de...

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The Victoria and Albert museum in London is going to be exhibiting highlights from regular Vogue photographer Tim Walker, running from the 21stof this month to March 2020. The exhibition, entitled ‘Wonderful Things’, will showcase some of the photographers most immersive and creative works. Paying Tribute However, the V&A plans not to just showcase these works, but to pay tribute to his imagination and creative process. The exhibition will include examples from collaborators and what...

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Once again Hong Kong’s most distinguished fine art fair welcomes elite international dealers and leading galleries to marvel at the treasures on display. Running from 4th to the 7th October, Fine Art Asia will exhibit extraordinary pieces at fairs across Asia and Western countries. These range from art and antiques, jewellery and timepieces to contemporary art, all spanning over five thousand years. Here, we show Arts & Collections’ favourite and most noteworthy pieces being displayed...

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At the end of September, Margate welcomes the Art Car Boot fair for the second time since 2004. The seaside town provides a platform for established artists and creators to showcase their flair and contribute to the ever-growing art scene by the coast. Artists who attend will produce works of art specifically for the event and for £50 and under. The Ultimate UK Art Hub Once just known as a coastal getaway for city dwellers,...

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