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Fashion Photographer David Bailey is set to exhibit images from his illustrious archive for the first time at Photo London this September. Bailey has selected some of his most prominent and recognisable portraits alongside beautiful work from his 80s fashion archive. Rarely seen images of Jean Shrimpton (David Hockney Face Paint) from 1963 and a playful portrait of Miles Davis from 1969, will be shown in company with incredible fashion images featuring Catherine Bailey, Jerry...

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Frieze Sculpture, London’s biggest free display of outdoor art returns to Regents Park this year, opening to the public from 14th September until 31st October, showcasing some of the best art from internationally renowned artists.   The international contemporary arts fair will be curated for the ninth year by the Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Clare Lilley. The exhibition, as usual, will run alongside the other Frieze events, Frieze London and Frieze Masters....

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American painter, visual artists and photographer, best known for his significant and intricate grid portraits and photorealist paintings, Chuck Close has died at the age of 81. His attorney, John Silberman, confirmed that Close passed away in hospital in Oceanside, New York. Born in Monroe, Washington, in 1940, Chuck Close suffered in school as he was diagnosed with dyslexia, but remained as a keen artist from his early age. Close persisted in his art and...

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Where should you live if you love art? Viewing it, appreciating it and collecting it. Here, Christopher Nye from The Luxury Property Show suggests some locations old, new and up-and-coming. Certain parts of the world become known for their art, whether that’s classical Florence, avant-garde Berlin or cool, elegant Paris. Places where there’s beauty all around are bound to appeal to a more aesthetic type. It’s no surprise that young Kate Middleton, now Duchess of...

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In this article, Bonhams’ vintage poster expert Richard Barclay explains the value behind ‘once here today, gone tomorrow’ travel posters.Richard Barclay is just about to travel from his home in Brittany to London on Eurostar to set up the latest Bonhams’ vintage posters auction. He is understanding, but frustrated, over recent travel restrictions and has witnessed lockdowns creating ‘a renewed nostalgia’ for holidays and travel – and, in turn, many more people are looking for...

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Polly Wilkins and Lara Levinson, London-based lawyers for global disputes and investigations law firm Kobre & Kim, unpack the myriad of legal and financial risks associated with the explosive rise in NFT sales The art world is collectively on the up slope of a steep learning curve about Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) – unique, cryptographically secured digital assets which have been growing increasingly popular since the beginning of 2021. These assets include high-value artworks and digital...

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Venice – a Floating World of Art Venice remains a glittering symbol of civilization in an uncertain world. How does its art reflect its storied history? Petrarch, the fourteenth-century Tuscan poet, called Venice a mundus alter, “another world,” and the city remains unique in its appeal to the visitor in search of art, culture and history. Needless to say its physical structure, a cluster of islands connected by bridges and canals, is unusual enough –...

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What are the security challenges facing art institutions and private collectors, and how can they be met? Technology is the key, as we find out from the experts from Fortecho What are the major security challenges facing art institutions? To secure, protect and showcase their invaluable collections institutions must adapt to the constantly changing environment. It is rare that museums suffer the kind of Hollywood style heists that attract significant press attention these days. The...

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A challenging enough business at the best of times, art logistics has become an even more complex undertaking in these days of coronavirus, Brexit and economic uncertainty. We asked the experts from hasenkamp for their insights How have European logistics specialists adapted to the challenges of 2020? The impact of the coronavirus on art logistics and storage has to be judged differently. Transport, especially international transport, is of course very much related to the airline...

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In common with many other art events planned for the back half of this year, the Art Car Boot Fair has cancelled its live event in favour of an online version of the famously exuberant one-day event. The first ever Viral Art Car Boot Fair will take place exclusively online on Sunday 20th September at 12 – 6pm, with Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, Marcus Harvey, Sara Pope, Helen Beard, Pam Hogg and Pure Evil joining...

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