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Luxembourg Freeport

MEPs raise concerns over ‘freeports' for storing art

25 March 2019

Members of the European Parliament on a special committee for financial crime and tax evasion have warned of the art market potentially being used as “a suitable vehicle for illegal activity”, according to a report.


They said what!? The week in quotes from the art and antiques market including reactions to Heinz buying back its golden bean

24 March 2019

Find out what members of the art and antiques trade had to say this week about marathon auctions, master marketeers and much more.

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Top stories this week – including news of sales at TEFAF Maastricht 2019

24 March 2019

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included a report of early sales made at the flagship art and antiques fair TEFAF Maastricht 2019.

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Constable cloud studies inspire Lindy Guinness exhibition at London gallery Browse & Darby

23 March 2019

Paintings by Lindy Guinness reinterpreting the cloud studies of John Constable (1776-1837) go on show at Browse & Darby next week.

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Former Flog It! presenter Paul Martin to launch new show 'Curiosity' next month

22 March 2019

TV presenter Paul Martin is about to launch his new show ‘Curiosity’ as he juggles recruiting for his other show ‘Make Me A Dealer’ and running his new gallery in Wiltshire.

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Rediscovered Joseph Wright of Derby painting sold to major institution in roundup of further TEFAF sales

22 March 2019

An unpublished work by Joseph Wright of Derby’s is among the further sales reported from this year’s TEFAF Maastricht.

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Former Christie’s marketing boss joins Bonhams

22 March 2019

Bonhams has hired Christie’s former marketing supremo Marc Sands.