9 March 2017

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TEFAF Art Market Report Highlights 7% Global Downturn In 2016

TEFAF, The European Fine Art Foundation which is connected to the world’s most exclusive art fair, has released their annual report. This is always the most important barometer of the health of the global art market. The 2017 edition spearheaded by Professor Rachel A. J. Pownall confirms suspicions of a downturn in the international art market. It also identifies positive […]

12 August 2016

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Penelope Curtis Former Director of Tate Britain To Curate At TEFAF Maastricht

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art and antiques fair, has announced that Penelope Curtis the former Director of Tate Britain  will be curating the third edition of TEFAF Curated. The director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon will host a selected group of galleries each exhibiting works by contemporary artists on the theme of the reclining or recumbent […]

21 March 2016

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TEFAF Maastricht The Worlds Most Exclusive Art Fair 2016 – Roundup

TEFAF Maastricht, once again welcomed around 75,000 visitors, illustrating the consistent annual pull of the 270 international dealers to public institutions, private collectors, art lovers and connoisseurs. Overall, sales happened throughout the duration of the fair, with dealers in all sections reporting sales to private and public buyers across price points. Of note again was […]

22 February 2016

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Collecting Collectors: TEFAF Maastricht Announces Feature Exhibition For 2016 Fair

The exhibition Collecting Collectors will take place in the TEFAF Paper section and will offer visitors a small but choice selection of master drawings and prints from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen which were acquired over the last 167 years. A particular highlight of the collection are the works by Fra Bartolommeo (1473-1517), numbering 400 sheets with […]

4 February 2016

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TEFAF Maastricht Moves In On The New York Art Market

TEFAF fairs, considered to be the leading art and antiques fairs in the world, will launch an unprecedented showcase in New York for high end art dealers from around the world. New York is already a saturated market with the tried and tested Armory Week along with newcomers the Frieze Art Fair.  Presented annually in […]

11 March 2015

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Newly Authenticated Van Gogh To Be Unveiled For The First Time In 100 Years

A drawing by Vincent Van Gogh is set to be unveiled at TEFAF Maastricht, after its definitive authentication. The landscape is going on show for the first time for over 100 years, the Guardian reports. The artwork has been valued at $10 million, or £6.6 million. The piece is a graphite, ink, and watercolour on […]

20 March 2012

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China Steals Global Art Market Dominance From USA

China is now the world’s biggest market for art and antiques, ending the USA’s decades of domination Hailed by the finders, as ‘perhaps one of the most fundamental and important changes in the last 50 years’, this historic moment – indicating the wider general movements in the global economy as a whole – has been […]

17 March 2012

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Maastricht Fair Offers 1.3b Dollar Art Feeding Frenzy

Britain benefits from ‘Museum Where Everything Is For Sale’ fair TEFAF Maastricht, has opened to the public and by all accounts it is off to a good start. Often described as a “museum where everything is for sale”, the event welcomed 10,000 visitors at the preview yesterday.The fair was designed by Tom Postma, this year, […]