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Why The Best Antique Investment is Something You Love

Mary Claire Boyd, Fair Director of the Summer Art & Antiques Fair, passes on essential advice for investing in antiques. Investing in antiques can be rewarding and educational, but don’t expect an instant profit! Antiques are a medium- to long-term investment, but you will certainly enjoy living with them, and not many assets can make that claim. All antiques dealers will say, rightly, to buy what you love. But you can certainly follow a few...

Andy Warhol: The Exhibitions, and How to Find Affordable Works

Sometimes the prospect of owning your own piece of art by an acclaimed artist seems slim. Pieces by Andy Warhol for example, have reached astronomical prices at auction time and time again. However, many of his prints remain extremely accessible to collectors who are just starting to build their collection of famous works of art. MyArtBroker.com has prepared a uniquely helpful guide for anyone who might fancy an original Andy Warhol piece to hang on...

Rolling Stones Guitarist Turned Artist Opens Pop-Up Exhibition In London

Ronnie Wood, best known as guitarist for the Rolling Stones, is opening a popup exhibition at Carousel, 71 Blandford Street, London to showcase his artwork. Opening on the 13th December, The Ronnie Wood Collection will give visitors the chance to see some of his best-loved paintings and never before seen works, as well as a series of limited edition signed prints. See Also: Keith Flint Auction ‘Surpasses Expectations and Raises £347k  “I’m always looking for...

Keith Flint Auction ‘Surpasses Expectations’ and Raises £347k

Eccentric possessions of late Prodigy singer Keith Flint have sold for a total of £347,750. His belongings, which included his bespoke bed and nose piercings went up for auction with Cheffins Fine Art on the 7th November. Flint, who was a singer, dancer and motorcycle racer, died in March 2019. See Also: Olivia Newton-John Leather Outfit Fetches Nearly $500,000 at Julien’s auction  Three MTV awards were the most expensive, selling for £16,000, while his custom...

Asia Now To Host Fifth Show In Paris

Art fair Asia Now will celebrate its fifth show from the 16th to the 20th of October in Paris. Asia Now is the first European art fair to focus on Asia’s contemporary art scene. The fair will also expand this year, welcoming over 50 more of the most renowned galleries. It will present 250 artists from all over Asia, such as China, Korea, Japan and the Southeast. See Also: Hong Kong Cyberpunk Exhibition to Pay Homage...

The 65th BRAFA: A Subtle Mix of Stability and Novelty

The 65th BRAFA, (Brussels Art Fair), one of the leading European art fairs,  will take place on Sunday 26th January – 2nd February 2020 at a former industrial site in Tour & Taxis, Belgium. There will be 133 galleries in total, the same number as last year, with some new names and several returning galleries. Staying true to its roots it will once again offer a diverse range of artworks of the highest quality from...

Hong Kong Hosts Cyberpunk Exhibition To Pay Homage to ‘The Year of the Future’

Inspired by 2019, a new exhibition at Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong will explore the way the cyberpunk genre has made it’s way into our reality. The exhibition is called Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future and draws inspirations from films such as Blade Runner, which was made in 1982 but is set in 2019, and The Matrix.  The cyberpunk genre often entails a future which is dominated by technologies, set in...

All-Female Gallery Boogie Wall to Hold First Show on Feminism and Gender Identity

Brand new gallery Boogie Wall is to hold its very first exhibition in London in October. The gallery is London’s first all-female run gallery that exclusively showcases female artists. Boogie Wall is to celebrate both emerging and already established woman artists, providing a platform for activism, and showcasing art with impact. The opening show which will launch in London during the Frieze Art Fair, is called Notre Dame/Our Lady. The exhibition will aim to fight...

Ai Weiwei Among International Artists in ‘Art of Wishes’ Gala

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...

LAPADA Marks a Landmark Year for Art and Antiques Dealers

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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