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    THE ART OF OUR TIME. Laura Mattioli is the Founder and President of the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) in New York

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 19/11/2019
    THE ART OF OUR TIME. Laura Mattioli is the Founder and President of the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) in New York

    An art historian, curator, and collector, Laura specializes in twentieth-century Italian art. Since 1983 Laura Mattioli has been the curator responsible for the collection of her father, Gianni Mattioli, which is considered to be one of the most important aggregations of Italian avant-garde and modern art.

    Larry Gagosian

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 30/10/2019
    Larry Gagosian

    GLOBAL ART. The art dealer Larry Gagosian has evolved his business into a global network of seventeen exhibition spaces with a vibrant  contemporary program that features the work of leading international artists.

    Passions run high as UK's controversial Ivory Act challenged in court

    Posted by Art News paper on 21/10/2019
    Passions run high as UK's controversial Ivory Act challenged in court

    Passions run high as UK's controversial Ivory Act challenged in court

    How Hans Neuendorf Cornered the Market on Baselitz and Picabia, and Started a Lucrative Art Fund

    Posted by ARTNET on 18/10/2019
    How Hans Neuendorf Cornered the Market on Baselitz and Picabia, and Started a Lucrative Art Fund

    Imagine a time when the art market was up for grabs—when everything was new, when masterpieces were not too difficult to obtain, and where a little charm, a little industry, and a lot of luck could make even modest art dealers into significant players on the world stage. This, it seems, is what the heyday of the 1970s and ‘80s were like for Hans Neuendorf, who, before he came to create artnet—and, through it, bring a degree of transparency to the art market—thrived in the rough-and-tumble, handshake-propelled business of betting on artists.

    What I’m Buying and Why?

    Posted by ArtNet on 15/10/2019
    What I’m Buying and Why?

    What I’m Buying and Why: Collector Dean Valentine on Where He Shops for Art, and Having a ‘Basement Full’ of Duds

    Miguel Falomir is the director of Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid,

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 25/09/2019
    Miguel Falomir is the director of Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid,

    THE PRADO AT 200. Miguel Falomir is the director of Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, which celebrates its Bicentenary in 2019 with a special program featuring numerous exhibitions and museum-related activities.

    Still time to see the Venic Biennale

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 06/09/2019
    Still time to see the Venic Biennale

    THE SPECIAL VALUE OF ART. American born, London based curator Ralph Rugoff is director of London’s Hayward Gallery and artistic director of the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. He is the first UK-based curator to hold this prestigious role, and the first American since 2007. This Biennale Arte runs from May 11th to November 24th.

    Shipping and packing is it a possible nightmare as it needn't be

    Posted by Iain Brunt on 12/08/2019
    Shipping and packing is it a possible nightmare as it needn't be

    Safe antique and art moving is it a possible or a real nightmare so here is the advice from Iain Brunt owner and founder of www.antiques.co.uk

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    Lia Rumma

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 09/08/2019
    Lia Rumma

    A MATTER OF LAND AND WATER. The Lia Rumma Gallery was founded in Naples in 1971 and has played a major role in discovering new artistic trends such as Arte Povera, Minimal Art, Land Art and Conceptual Art, and exhibiting emerging and prominent artists such as Joseph Kosuth, Haim Steinbach, Gino De Dominicis, Reinhard Mucha, Alberto Burri, Thomas Ruff, Anselm Kiefer, William Kentridge and Marina Abramovic. When the international art show MiArt was recently held in Milan, the “Grado Zero” collective was inaugurated at the Lia Rumma Gallery in Via Stilicone, while the “Quaestio de Aqua et Terra” (“A Matter of Land and Water”) exhibition, based on the discussion held by Dante in 1320 at the Sant’Elena church in Verona, is being held at Rocca d’Angera castle on Lake Maggiore.

    Alvaro Barrington

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 26/07/2019

    In ARTISTS I STEAL FROM the 36 year old artist Alvaro Barrington and Julia Peyton-Jones, the very well appreciated contemporary art curator, bring together works by 49 artists who influence Alvaro’s work. The exhibition is at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in London from 5th June to 9thAugust 2019.

    Alvaro Barrington

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 26/07/2019

    In ARTISTS I STEAL FROM the 36 year old artist Alvaro Barrington and Julia Peyton-Jones, the very well appreciated contemporary art curator, bring together works by 49 artists who influence Alvaro’s work. The exhibition is at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in London from 5th June to 9thAugust 2019.

    FROM ACROPOLIS TO AGORA. Tania Coen-Uzzielli is Director of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (TAMA).

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 19/07/2019
    FROM ACROPOLIS TO AGORA. Tania Coen-Uzzielli is Director of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (TAMA).

    She was previously Head of Curatorial Services at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem where she curated exhibitions on Jewish art and the “Synagogue Route” exhibition, one of the highlights of the renovated galleries of the Israel Museum inaugurated in 2010.  In 2015 she curated the exhibition “A Brief History of Humankind” which later travelled to the Bonn Bundeskunsthalle.  In 2018 she was co-curator of the Israeli Pavilion at the 16th International Venice Biennale for Architecture.

    Polo Auction of rare and unique items never been seen before

    Posted by Iain Brunt on 30/06/2019
    Polo Auction of rare and unique items never been seen before

    My polo auction has begun with many fantastic rare pieces check it out today https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/timed/graham-budd-auctions-ltd/catalogue-id-srgrah10019

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    Jean-Michel Othoniel

    Posted by Alain Elkann on 10/06/2019
    Jean-Michel Othoniel

    TOTALLY CONNECTED WITH NATURE.  Jean-Michel Othoniel is a French artist who works with the idea of emotional geometry.  Using glass bricks or his signature beads he creates exquisite jewelry-like sculptures whose relationship to human scale ranges from intimacy to monumentality.

    Safe antique relocation. Possible or a real nightmare?

    Posted by Kate Windleton on 20/05/2019
    Safe antique relocation. Possible or a real nightmare?

     

    Nerve-wracking is the right word to describe what it feels like having to care for antique and fragile items. Most, if not all, museum and gallery curators know it too well, so do antique store owners, and people who own valuable items.

    May Auctions and world records yet again

    Posted by Iain Brunt on 16/05/2019
    May Auctions and world records yet again

    The Impressionist and May New York Auctions prove that the art market goes from strength to strength 

    THE QUAGMIRE OF VALUE

    Posted by Bob Brooke on 09/04/2019
    THE QUAGMIRE OF VALUE

    The appearance of the Antiques Roadshow got many people thinking of value. And because of it, it seems everyone wants to know what their old things are worth, especially those inherited from family members. 

    Its time we talked about the dining room!

    Posted by Ethan Allen Hall on 04/03/2019

    Why are we so often subjected to dull, lifeless, sad dining rooms? Why? 

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    Impressionist results

    Posted by Iain Brunt on 28/02/2019
    Impressionist results

    London Impressionist art week how did it go by art advisor Iain M Brunt 

     

    London hosted some major sales of impressionist art and here are comments after the sales

     

    London Impressionist art week starting February 25th 2019 by art advisor Iain M Brunt London hosts some major s

    Posted by Iain Brunt on 25/02/2019
    London Impressionist art week starting February 25th 2019 by art advisor Iain M Brunt   London hosts some major s

    London hosts some major sales of impressionist art and here are a few guidelines what to look out for