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Arts & Collections Wins in European Magazine of the Year Awards

Arts & Collections magazine has won top awards in two categories in the prestigious European Magazine of the Year Awards 2023. The magazine, published by Damson Media in the UK and distributed internationally, won in the Lifestyle, Fashion and Beauty and the Cover Concept categories of the European Publishing Congress annual European Magazine Awards. The jury, including Melanie Amann, Member of the editorial board of Der Spiegel, Jan Blender, Managing Director Germany of Readly, Barbara...

Maserati Could Reach $3.6m

A 1957 Maserati 200Si that successfully competed in the heroic and very last Mille Miglia in 1957 could reach a price of $3.6m at the Monterey Jet Center Auction on August 14th-15th 2024. The car boasts an impressive racing record in both Italian and U.S. 1950s and 1960s sports car races. A genuine and highly original example, retaining its original bodywork, chassis and gearbox; accompanied by its original engine block and extensively documented with full...

True Romance and Transformed Bodies in Prague

The exhibition “True Romance – The Transformed Body” at JSP Art Gallery in Prague features works by Per Morten Abrahamsen, Adam Bot, Francesca Genovese, Maurizio L’Altrella, and Dario Puggioni. Except for Adam Bot, the other artists are being introduced to the Czech audience for the first time. The exhibition offers a deep insight into the complex issue of the human body ‘s transformation in the context of the contemporary world. These transformations are driven by...

New Voices in the Nordics at CHART 2024

CHART, the leading Nordic event for contemporary art, will stage its twelfth edition from 29th August to 1st September 2024 at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen, bringing together exhibitors from across the Nordic region, creating a single-entry point into the best of the region’s gallery scene. Focusing on high-quality, curated presentations, CHART 2024 will feature an art fair, an expanded Book & Print fair, and a dynamic public programme of exhibitions, talks, performances, screenings, live music,...

David Bailey Images from Live Aid for Auction

Iconic images captured by acclaimed photographer David Bailey at Live Aid in 1985 go under the hammer at Sworders this month. The 13 images, signed by the artists they depict, were those chosen at the time for a benefit auction. Each is from an edition of just three prints. Bailey was backstage when ‘the global jukebox’ sprang into life at Wembley Stadium on 13th July 1985. The benefit concert, brainchild of Bob Geldof, was organised...

Wallace Chan in Shanghai

From 3rd July to 7th October, Shanghai Museum’s “Drawing Inspiration from the Past: Masters of Modern and Contemporary Art” Exhibition Series’ inaugural exhibition – Wallace Chan: Half a Century, will be on view at the Bright Dairy & Food Exhibition Gallery 1 of Shanghai Museum East. The inaugural exhibition of the series immerses us in the world of Wallace Chan, a prominent jewellery artist of the 21st century. This exhibition is also the artist’s largest...

Chris Foss: A Sci-Fi Journey in Guernsey

The work of illustrator Chris Foss is showcased in Chris Foss: A Sci-Fi Journey, presented by Art for Guernsey at the Art for Guernsey Gallery, Mansell Street, St Peter Port from July 3rd to September 7th 2024. Chris’s career has spanned several decades; he has illustrated numerous book covers by sci-fi heavyweights such as Isaac Asimov and E.E Doc Smith, and has provided design and concept work on several major films, including Dune, Alien, A.I.,...

Tokyo Gendai Showcases Further Highlights

Tokyo Gendai will return to Japan from 5th-7th July 2024, with a VIP Preview and Vernissage on 4th July. The fair will welcome 69 significant galleries from 18 countries and territories around the world and will showcase presentations from emerging, established and historically significant artists, grouped into three sectors, and host four curated programmes. Installations Tokyo Gendai has revealed further details of highlights and programming for its second edition. The programme will include: Tsubomi ‘Flower...

The Film Posters of Jack Hubbard

One of the great unsung heroes of film poster design was Jack Hubbard (1913-85). Now his work for the likes of 20th Century Fox, British Lion and others is finally getting its due. Ewbank’s are celebrating the talents of Hubbard with a selection of 75 pieces of artwork and posters that he created being offered in their July 5th Vintage Posters auction. Hubbard’s most lasting contribution to the world of film was the CinemaScope logo which became a...

International Art on the Island of Leros

Perasma will present All Things Become Islands Before My Senses, a group exhibition of site-specific installations in dialogue with historic venues across the Aegean island of Leros this summer. Opening from 30th June – 18th August 2024, the exhibition will feature a mixture of new and existing works by more than 17 international artists including William Kentridge, Goshka Macuga, Cevdet Erek, Maryam Turkey and Lindsey Mendick, installed across six significant locations on the island. The...

King Louis XIII’s Wheellock Gun for Auction 

The Rock Island Auction Company will offer an extraordinary and historic 400-year-old wheellock from King Louis XIII’s Cabinet d’Armes in its August Premier Auction.  The exceptionally rare and historic wheellock sporting arm from the renowned Cabinet d’Armes of King Louis XIII will be up for auction during Rock Island Auction Company’s (RIAC) August Premier Auction, Friday, Aug. 23rd through Sunday, Aug. 25th. The firearm has a pre-auction estimate of $250,000 – $425,000.    The Cabinet d’Armes...

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