A MISSION TO OPEN UP AND RENOVATE. Deborah Swallow has been Märit Rausing Director of The Courtauld Institute of Art and its Gallerysince 2004. A British educator, museum curator and academic, she previously worked at the University of Cambridge and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Work by women, much of it featuring women's bodies, has been attracting the attention of buyers at the London fair
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21-25 OCTOBRE 2021
Oh the Georgians. They crop up again and again, not only when searching for antiques or discussing history, but today there is something of a revival of interest in all things Georgian. On top of that, the more we discuss the Georgians (and the Georges themselves), the more we notice the legacy they left behind in the form of antiques and buildings. Georgian buildings are constantly being saved and restored – if we could only furnish them with the furniture of the period!
Can you get big returns from small items? Well yes, if you buy carefully. Just because it seems small and relatively worthless doesn’t mean it is. And the great way of buying small is that you can still find something valuable without it taking up half your house.
Even the most faithful reader of the Boston Globewould scarcely remember a story I wrote which appeared in the paper in the autumn of 1984 . It described my getting together with two of my classmates at our 35thMalden High School Reunion--a visit during which we toured some of our favorite sites around the city while the Globephotographer snapped our photo in front of each of them.