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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.

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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.

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‘All risk’ insurance won’t cover Dutch theft

10 April 2017

An audacious robbery in Amsterdam has left a dealer without insurance cover for the theft of more than 250 Asian works of art.

Exhibitors call for change at TEFAF flagship

01 April 2017

Established dealers are calling for a “shake up” at the venerable TEFAF Maastricht in the wake of its 30th showing last month. Proposals include moving the fair to Amsterdam, making it shorter and including fewer exhibitors.

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Should TEFAF move from Maastricht?

27 March 2017

While dealers are always discussing ways a fair can be improved, one issue raised at this year’s TEFAF Maastricht by a number of exhibitors was whether the fair should move to Amsterdam.

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Early fruits of labour at TEFAF

18 March 2017

A previously unknown work by Bartolomeo Cavarozzi (1587-1625) was snapped up within minutes of the opening of TEFAF in Maastricht.

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TEFAF Maastricht 2017: Highlights and high points

17 March 2017

The second week of Maastricht’s TEFAF is usually quieter than the first but a consistent trickle of visitors continued to pass through the fair into the final days.

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TEFAF 2017: more sales announced and one work removed for being too provocative

10 March 2017

The official opening day of TEFAF Maastricht continued to glean sales for dealers with a number of strong six-figure sales adding to the handful of seven-figure sales reported at yesterday’s preview event.

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American buyers in evidence among early sales at TEFAF Maastricht

10 March 2017

Yesterday at his stand Geoffrey Munn, managing director at jeweller dealer Wartski, described the Maastricht TEFAF fair as "a fascinating mix of art and mammon".

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Touchdown at TEFAF: 10 shots from the preview day at the Maastricht fair

09 March 2017

TEFAF Maastricht's preview opened today at the MECC. The fair opens to the public tomorrow and runs from March 10-19. Here ATG takes a sneak peek at the fair, its exhibitors and its visitors.

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Image gallery: 12 highlights from TEFAF Maastricht 2017

23 February 2017

The launch of two annual New York fairs may have given TEFAF roots in another continent but the Maastricht fair remains the ‘mothership’ of the organisation. For most of the 270 dealers exhibiting, the event represents a crucial part of the financial year as they vie to attract collectors and institutions from across the world buy the best items they have to offer. The 30th edition of TEFAF Maastricht opens on March 10 (with an invitation-only preview on the day before) and runs until March 17. Here are 12 highlights from around the stands.

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Van Gogh Museum unveils new high-tech print series in London

09 February 2017

The Van Gogh Museum has unveiled a series of prints of nine works by the great artist recreated with three-dimensional technology.

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Three projects awarded TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund for 2017

16 January 2017

The Musée Rodin and the Detroit Institute of Arts have been awarded the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund for conservation.