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    Antiques Magazine Archive, August 2021

    A sad loss for the art world

    A sad loss for the art world

    Robert Brooks, the former owner of Bonhams auction

     

    house, died yesterday following a long illness.

    24/08/2021
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    Cookie crumbs

    Cookie crumbs

    New York dealer arrested for selling ‘cookie cutter’

     

    manufactured goods as authentic antiquities

    26/08/2021
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    DESIGNING FOR THE ATOMIC AGE

    DESIGNING FOR THE ATOMIC AGE

    When most people think of the “Atomic Age,” they think of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and a mushroom cloud that ushered in the end of World War II and the beginning of the Space Age. At the time, it was a bit of a disconnect in that while the technology had arguably saved lives that would have been lost in a land war, it also meant that the end of the world was no longer an abstract concept. The joy of the war being over, alongside the schoolhouse “Duck and Cover” drills, is an ironic contrast when looking back at that time in history. The atom bomb had ended the war, but would Armegeddon follow now that the capability to blow the Earth up was available?

    01/08/2021
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    How do you spot a looted antique? Germany brings in team of experts to help

    How do you spot a looted antique? Germany brings in team of experts to help

    Combat illegal trade in antiquities which is "six times"

    higher than thought

     

    10/08/2021
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    How many great recipes can you find ion these wonderful editions?

    How many great recipes can you find ion these wonderful editions?

    WHAT’S COOKING: VINTAGE COOKBOOKS

    09/08/2021
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    Is it correct to ask visitors to be vaccinated to visit?

    Is it correct to ask visitors to be vaccinated to visit?

    New York City museums will require employees and

    visitors to provide proof of vaccination. 

    17/08/2021
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    More uncertainty for autumn fair season: PAD London cancels

    More uncertainty for autumn fair season: PAD London cancels

    The art and design event has been cancelled due to the

    continuing difficult travel situation between the UK and

    France and will return in October 2022

    24/08/2021
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    No sculpture just a slag heap and an expensive one as well what a waste of taxpayers money

    No sculpture just a slag heap and an expensive one as well what a waste of taxpayers money

    The £2m slag heap: visitors say Marble Arch Mound is London's 'worst' attraction

    01/08/2021
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    RARE ART DECO RUGS

    RARE ART DECO RUGS

    Sir Frank William Brangwyn (1867 Bruges, Belgium -1956 Ditchling, Sussex, England) was a polymath, an artist-craftsman who created murals, oils and watercolors, furniture, textiles, ceramics, stained glass and prints. In his early career, he worked as an apprentice for William Morris’ workshop, enlarging designs and tracing drawings.

    09/08/2021
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    Stonehenge is indestructible

    Stonehenge is indestructible

    Scientists Have Conducted Tests That Reveal Stonehenge Is Made From a Nearly Indestructible Ancient Material

    15/08/2021
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    The sadness of war for culture and our heritage.

    The sadness of war for culture and our heritage.

    Afghans Are Painting Over Images of Women While Culture Workers Are Putting Art in Storage as Afghanistan Braces for Taliban Control

    20/08/2021
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    The show “Studio 7 by Cartier” at Saatchi Gallery is open now.

    The show “Studio 7 by Cartier” at Saatchi Gallery is open now.

    A New Show Reveals How Jean Cocteau, Andy Warhol, and Other Cultural Icons Propelled Cartier Jewelry to Cult Status

     

    07/08/2021
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    What is you wardrobe?

    What is you wardrobe?

    GREAT DISCOVERIES: MAINE HOMEOWNER FINDS PICASSO PAINTING, SELLS AT AUCTION FOR OVER $150,000

    09/08/2021
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    Why do some people get so much help and the others NOTHING?????????

    Why do some people get so much help and the others NOTHING?????????

    Damien Hirst laid off 63 people last autumn while claiming £15m in government Covid-19 loans

    01/08/2021
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    Robin

    Thanks very much to antiques.co.uk. Our table is now sold to a lovely couple! I think it was only advertised for 2 weeks so that is truly amazing. I can’ thank you enough. I know our treasured table has gone to a really good home.
    26/08/2021
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