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“I wanted to enhance the atmosphere you get from this picture” – Old Master dealer explains using a ‘multimedia’ frame at TEFAF Maastricht

09 March 2018

Toby Campbell of London art dealership Rafael Valls speaks to ATG about TEFAF Maastricht’s opening day and explains why he chose to display an Old Master marine painting in a multimedia frame.

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TEFAF Maastricht 2018: Let the sales begin

08 March 2018

TEFAF Maastricht's preview opened today at the MECC with 275 exhibitors showcasing 7000 years of art history.

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Selected highlights of the TEFAF Maastricht 2018 fair

26 February 2018

Whether it’s an object saved for years or an item secured only yesterday, TEFAF will boast a wide range for sale.

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TEFAF Art Symposium focuses on 'Collecting in the 21st century'

26 February 2018

The TEFAF Art Symposium 2018 will focus on collecting in the 21st century.

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The importance of TEFAF Maastricht and my star item this year – images and video

26 February 2018

Here we ask the dealers who participated in ATG's Round Table discussion the reasons why they choose to stand at the fair and ask them to pick out a star item they are taking this year.

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Exhibitor opinion: view from the floor

26 February 2018

TEFAF exhibitors give their views on where ‘the greatest art show on earth’ stands today and its future. Peter Crush reports on ATG's latest 'Round Table' discussion.

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Foreword: the dealer’s tale at TEFAF Maastricht

26 February 2018

Glide through the richly carpeted, calm corridors of a TEFAF fair and it’s easy to be oblivious to the frenetic preparations that have led exhibitors to this pivotal moment in their sales calendar.

Spotlight on the TEFAF Showtime initiative to encourage fresh dealers

26 February 2018

To inject new blood into the senior ranks of TEFAF exhibitors, the fair’s organisers allow younger dealers, some from non-traditional disciplines, to do a live audition each year in the Showcase section. Kate Quill finds out what this tough test involves...

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Dear diary: dealers reveal the ups and downs of preparations for TEFAF Maastricht

26 February 2018

Lifting the lid on what it takes to be an exhibitor at a TEFAF fair, ATG asked three dealers – one American, one British and one German – to chart their preparations, concerns and hopes as they head to Maastricht for the 2018 event. Compiled by Lisa Johnson.

Vincent van Gogh still life

London dealer to offer Vincent van Gogh still life at TEFAF Maastricht

10 February 2018

London dealership Connaught Brown will be taking a still life by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) to TEFAF Maastricht next month.

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New armour fair in Amsterdam forges ahead

05 February 2018

The Japanese Legacy Symposium’s Samurai Armor Fair debuts this month.

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Niche fair in Amsterdam covers Samurai armour

08 January 2018

A selective one-day 'Samurai Armor Fair' launches next month in Amsterdam.

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Leap at the chance to visit Amsterdam's 'First Art Fair'

08 January 2018

The Morren Galleries in Utrecht is bringing this striking bronze Springende Haas (Leaping Hare), pictured , to Amsterdam’s First Art Fair. The work of Rotterdam sculptor Evert den Hartog, it is priced at €6750, and measures 19 x 20 x 5in (47 x 52 x 12cm).

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TEFAF commits to Maastricht fair

18 December 2017

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) is planning to reinvigorate its flagship Maastricht fair after agreeing a new deal to stay with the Dutch city until 2028.

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TEFAF’s flagship fair to remain in Maastricht after 10-year agreement with venue

13 December 2017

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has announced a 10-year partnership effectively tying TEFAF’s flagship fair to the city of Maastricht until 2028.

Albertine Verlinde and Sarah de Clercq

Sotheby’s appoints ex-Christie’s specialist as MD in the Netherlands

06 December 2017

Sotheby’s has appointed Sarah de Clercq as managing director in The Netherlands. She was previously head of Old Master and 19th Century European art at Christie’s in Amsterdam and will start her new role in January 2018.

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TEFAF backs tribal gathering for 2018 edition

30 October 2017

TEFAF Maastricht has added ‘TEFAF Tribal’ as a new category to its 2018 edition in a move that points to the ongoing strength of the tribal art market.

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Dutch diversity – Amsterdam’s Tribal Art Fair gets set for latest staging

20 October 2017

The global tribal art fair circuit moves to The Netherlands this month with the 15th staging of its annual ‘Tribal Art Fair’ taking place in Amsterdam at the De Duif church on Prinsengracht.

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Ancient ‘peat bog’ bronze sword sells to Dutch museum at Christie’s

24 July 2017

A museum in The Netherlands has bought a 3000-year-old ceremonial sword at a Christie’s auction. It had been found around 120 years ago in a peat bog.

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Why the Guus house is a jolly feast for the senses

18 April 2017

Maastricht in March. It’s difficult to think of anything other than TEFAF within this setting, but one local dealer has established his own tradition, coinciding with but apart from the fair.