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Vastari & DSL Collection Evening in Paris

Vastari & DSL Collection Evening in Paris

It all started with the simple idea of bringing together some collectors and curators to discuss their loan experiences, initially in London… and it ended up becoming a wonderful evening at Sylvain and Dominique Levy’s maison in Paris! Sylvain and Dominique are a very inspiring Paris-based couple, who collect

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ECF Labs: Temporary Exhibitions Collaboration

ECF Labs: Temporary Exhibitions Collaboration

"Co-production, ready-made content, public-private partnerships and technological advances are all developing trends in the touring exhibition market. But the question that is raised again and again is whether the effort, the expense and the risks involved make these exhibitions a sustainable option for venues.  With more and more

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Bravo to BRAFA: 60 years of quality collecting

Bravo to BRAFA: 60 years of quality collecting

Splendid selection and tasteful presentation at this year’s Brussels Antiques and Fine Art Fair. Brussels Art Fair (BRAFA), this year in its 60th edition, came to me as a rather pleasant surprise. Having seen the fair for the first time at the opening last week, I was startled at

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"Miracles Don't Happen When It Comes to Buying Russian Art"

"Miracles Don't Happen When It Comes to Buying Russian Art"

I meet James Butterwick, one of the most prominent Western dealers in Russian Art, at his gallery in Ravenscourt Park amidst the so-called “Russian Art Week” -  the third week of November when a wide range of Russian Art-related events are offered in and around Mayfair.  The elegant

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Getting Paintings Online: The Public Catalogue Foundation

Getting Paintings Online: The Public Catalogue Foundation

The Public Catalogue Foundation is a registered charity, founded in 2002 to create a photographic record of all the oil paintings in public ownership in the UK. This is the first project of its kind in the world to create a complete online catalogue of every oil painting in a

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