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Sir David Brown’s Aston Martin DB5 For Sale

An Aston Martin DB5 Convertible, ordered and owned by the man who gave his initials to the legendary DB-series of cars – one-time Aston Martin chairman Sir David Brown – is now offered for sale by Aston Martin Specialists, Nicholas Mee & Co. The importance of the Aston Martin DB5 Convertible in automotive history cannot be overstated; with just 123 models ever built it’s one of the most highly sought-after cars for collectors across the...

The Other Art Fair Returns to King’s Cross

The Other Art Fair Returns to King’s Cross, London for its Summer 2022 Edition, featuring Flying Leaps, Art on a Postcard, guest artist Alison Jackson, DJ Sets, hand-poked tattoos plus 110 emerging art stars.  Highlights from The Other Art Fair’s past London Editions Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair returns to London’s King’s Cross for its summer London edition with a vibrant programme that includes exciting features, guest exhibitions, installations, charity collaborations and DJs.   The Other Art Fair...

Art, Digitalisation, and a Low-Carbon Future

The mounting physical toll that human activity and associated carbon emissions are having on our environment is becoming increasingly visible. We see it in extreme and unpredictable weather patterns and hazardous events such as forest fires, droughts, flooding, and hurricanes. Every inch of the earth, and every single human on the planet, is affected. The art market reflects these ongoing changes. Sotheby’s 2021 art market report noted that “the art itself reflects the growing concerns...

TEFAF Maastricht Reveals First Look at Artworks

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has revealed a special preview of works that will appear at TEFAF Maastricht, running from June 25th–30th, 2022. It was the abrupt closure of the Maastricht fair in 2020 that marked the beginning of lockdown and a difficult period for the art market. This year, TEFAF celebrates its 35th edition, with an invitation-only Collectors Day on June 24th and until 2pm on June 25th, 2022. This “First Look” demonstrates...

Major International Art Fair Tokyo Gendai Launching in 2023

Tokyo Gendai, a new international art fair, will take place at the Pacifico Yokohama from 7th-9th July 2023 (VIP Preview on 6 July) featuring 80-100 leading galleries from Japan, the broader Asia Pacific region and around the globe. Tokyo Gendai is an exciting platform for commercial, artistic and intellectual exchange, and a nexus of cross-cultural discovery. As one of the world’s cultural capitals, Tokyo boasts a dynamic and rich art scene which provides a strong...

Eileen Cooper Solo Exhibition ‘Somewhere or Other’ to Open at Huxley-Parlour

For her second solo exhibition at the Huxley-Parlour Gallery, British artist Eileen Cooper is set to present 11 new works on canvas for her exhibition: Somewhere or Other. While encompassing enduring themes of sexuality, creativity, fertility, and relationships, the works in Somewhere or Other recognise a darker side of Cooper’s remit by considering desire and isolation, mortality and conflict. Painted over the last two years between London and Suffolk, this latest body of work continues...

The ‘da Vinci of Violins’ Sells for $3.5million at Auction

A rare GUARNERIUS violin used by Régis Pasquier in the most prestigious concert halls throughout the world was sold by Claude Aguttes, of Aguttes auction house for 3.3 million Euros (£3.5m), in Paris on Friday June 3, 2022. Aguttes Auction House sold this extremely rare violin that has belonged to world renowned violinist, Régis Pasquier for more than twenty years and has accompanied him in the world’s most prestigious concert halls. “There are many violins,...

William Grant Launches Ladyburn 1966 Edition 2 Whisky with Norman Parkinson Images

The second Ladyburn Edition from William Grant & Sons Private Clients celebrates British fashion photographer Norman Parkinson’s archive from a decade of cultural and technological transformation. William Grant & Sons, the world-leading Rare Whisky House, today (June 6th 2022) launches Ladyburn Edition Two, an ultra rare 55-year-old whisky from a transformative age, paired with rarely seen images from the archive of British fashion photographer, Norman Parkinson, regarded as the father of fashion photography. Capturing the...

Elizabeth XI Bauer Presents Theodore Ereira-Guyer: The Thicket

Art gallery, Elizabeth Xi Bauer, has announced Theodore Ereira-Guyer’s exhibition The Thicket, his first solo presentation at the Gallery. The artist will show a series of large-scale, never before seen etchings that continue his ongoing investigation into the subject of memory – what is kept and what is left behind. The process of printmaking, especially the way in which Ereira-Guyer practices it, necessarily involves a loss of information between the plate and the paper. Even if...

The Perfect Harmony – When Art and Whisky Combine

The Dalmore Comes of Age with New Launch Last year, the No.6 Collection – the only complete set of The Dalmore Decades whiskies in the World – sold for over £800,000 at Sotheby’s. Many could argue this was one of the most outstanding collections of whisky ever curated, but The Dalmore, which has over 180 years of pioneering spirit under its belt, didn’t stop its relentless pursuit of excellence there. Later in 2021, the legendary...

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