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Chiswick Auctions is a well established private London auction house which is quickly becoming a major player in the international art market. With 20 specialized departments, regular dedicated and thematic sales are organized in a wide range of specialties. In addition, monthly sales of interiors, homes and antiques contribute to …

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Introducing the £ 200 Car Book: We review the Ultimate Collector Cars opus

► Ultimate Collector Cars Book Review► The Rolls-Royce of coffee table books► Can a book really be worth £ 200? You spot the intention of Ultimate collector cars the moment you applaud for the first time. Here’s a guide to the 100 most collectable vehicles on the planet, lovingly photographed …

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Significant painting by iconic Welsh artist Kyffin Williams for auction Parker Fine Art Includes illustrated letter saying he ate too much candy and likely won’t be chosen to play rugby for his Wales well- love !

A large painting of Capel fly away in Gwynedd – considered the most remote chapel in Wales – by iconic Welsh artist Sir John Kyffin Williams (1918-2006) is expected to fetch £ 20,000-30,000 when it goes on sale at Parker Fine Art Auctions on Thursday May 13, 2021 at 11 …

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Brexit and Covid ‘perfect storm’ affects Italian art dealers in London

The double whammy of Brexit and Covid-19 lockdowns wreaked havoc on Italian art dealers in 20th century London. Matteo Lampertico, owner of ML Fine Art, headquartered in Milan, is the last to leave the city. “Customs cost more, shipping costs more, but it’s mostly the extra complications, paperwork and delays. …

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Anne Frank’s stepsister auctioned off artwork to fund a movie

Paintings and artifacts belonging to Anne Frank’s half-sister Eva Schloss go under the hammer to raise funds for a film about her beloved brother who perished in the Holocaust. The St John’s Wood resident has widely shared her remarkable story of surviving Auschwitz and becoming the posthumous half-sister of her …

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Q1 as strong as before the Covid crisis, but Artprice identifies five big changes

Lots of fine art sold and unsold at first quarter auctions since 2000 thierry Ehrmann, president and founder of Artmarket.com and its Artprice department, recognizes that “it is still a little early to disentangle the effects of each of the powerful factors currently shaking the art market: Covid, Brexit, NFT, …

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How Helen Frankenthaler’s color-soaked canvases won the art market

In 1972, Frankenthaler began showing with John Berggruen in San Francisco, expanding her national footprint and continuing the steady build-up of interested collectors, although according to Berggruen she was still primarily a US-centric phenomenon. “I felt she was underestimated, undervalued if you mean to say, by virtue of European collectors …

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How Sacha Jafri Created The World’s Largest $ 62 Million Canvas Painting In Dubai

Sacha Jafri’s mother thought he was clinically insane. His father was convinced he was a genius. One of them was right. As a biracial child growing up on the fringes of the UK, Jafri relied on a scholarship to enter Eton – not to mention that the wealth generated by …

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Intact items from Dorset House for sale by Charterhouse

The contents of a Dorset country house that has not been touched for 60 years are being sold in a two-day auction next month. All items from the house, which is near Shaftesbury, are in ‘market fresh’ condition and will be sold by Chartreuse auctioneers on Thursday 6 May as …

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Celebrities like Joe Lycett and Toyah Willcox share their Cornwall art – and you can own it all

A host of celebrities – including comedian Joe Lycett, pop legend Toyah and Bafta-winning actress Katherine Parkinson – have painted Cornwall-themed artwork… and you can own it. Cornwall Mind worked with John Dyer, one of the UK’s best-known Cornish artists, to create one of the most exciting and unique art …

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