Archive for March, 2013

Tefaf and Sotheby’s link up for push into China

Mar 24th, 2013 | By

  Sotheby’s has partnered with Tefaf, the European Fine Art Fair, which finishes today in Maastricht, to launch an art fair in Beijing in September 2014. Tefaf said they were “exploring the possibilities” of developing the event via Sotheby’s joint venture with GeHua, which will enable it to hold sales in the Beijing Freeport and
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Positive mood at Tefaf at Maastricht and healthy early sales

Mar 20th, 2013 | By

The Fine Art Fair at Maastricht is the first big art fair of the year and tends to be a barometer of the mood in the art market.  Initial reports indicate that the strong results seen in the auction rooms are continuing at Maastricht and the mood of dealers is good with artworks, artifacts and
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Marat Guelman sees change in the Russian contemporary art market – The Moscow News

Mar 17th, 2013 | By

    © RIA Novosti. Alexandr Kryazhev Art guru Guelman sees new prospects for Russia’s market by Vladimir Kozlov at 15/03/2013 13:24 The rarified atmosphere of Russia’s art market in the ’90s was highly lucrative for a few select artists, but political and economic changes since the turn of the century are driving an expansion, said gallery owner and cultural
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Maria Baibakova, new Strategic Director of Artspace. Image courtesy Nikolay Zverkov.

Artspace names Maria Baibakova new Strategy Director

Mar 12th, 2013 | By

Art Radar Asia – March 1, 2013 At 27, Maria Baibakova is adding another entry to an already impressive resume. In a bid to expand its global reach,, an online marketplace for contemporary art sales, revealed on 19 February 2013 that it has appointed Russian collector Maria Baibakova as Strategic Director. The move highlights a trend towards the
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Good as New – The Benefits and Dangers of Art Restoration – Spears WMS Magazine

Mar 4th, 2013 | By

Tuesday, 4th December 2012 With some white spirit and a restorer , your painting can go from rubbish to Rubens or visa versa, says Ivan Lindsay PAINTINGS, LIKE HUMANS, can do with a touch-up from time to time. Instead of doctors abrading unsightly bumps and hairdressers disguising the march of time with dyes, restorers remove
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