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Sketch or Art? The Maquettes of Auguste Rodin

Sketch or Art? The Maquettes of Auguste Rodin

French Sculptor Auguste Rodin is generally considered the Father of Modern Sculpture. In September I was lucky enough to visit an exhibition of his work organised by Iain Brunt at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf which is an exciting concept building and provides an exceptional space to display sculpture exhibitions. […]

Noma to go – trendsetting Danish Michelin restaurant sells its furnishings through the American auction house, Wright.

Noma to go – trendsetting Danish Michelin restaurant sells its furnishings through the American auction house, Wright.

In an exclusive Q&A with Richard Wright, owner of Wright auction house, Mearto has uncovered some facts about the upcoming Danish-American auction on November 2nd. Since opening in 2003, René Redzepi’s restaurant Noma has been the pride of Nordic cuisine. It has established not only what the best Scandinavian food […]

Finn Juhl ‘Chieftain’ armchair. circa 1949, Teak, leather. 93.5 x 103.5 x 92 cm. Manufactured by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Estimate £50,000 – 75,000. SOLD FOR £422,500 in September 2013 at Phillips Auctioneers

5 Most Expensive Scandinavian Design Furniture

Master craftsmanship, pure lines, both humanist and functionalist, sturdy, yet elegant designs that accommodate both humanist and functionalist elements… Yes, we are talking about Scandinavian Design. The mid-centurian movement, which took the world by storm in 1940s, is once again seizing the stage, achieving worldwide popularity, especially in the last 5 […]

Your guide to Art Monaco 2016

Your guide to Art Monaco 2016

The highly anticipated art fair of the French Riviera, Art Monaco returns for its seventh year to Monaco’s famous Espace Fontvieille, which will become a meeting point for the global glitterati from October 27th to 30th 2016. Offering over 4,000 art pieces on display for exhibition and sale, Art Monaco is […]

Marc Newson, Lockheed Lounge, c. 1990, sold for £2,434,500 in April 2015 at Phillips. Photo courtesy of Phillips.

Top Design Auction Houses in the World

Phillips (established 1792) New York, London, Geneva, Hong Kong Key Personnel: Edward Dolman (Chairman and CEO), Jean-Paul Engelen (Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art), Vanessa Hallett (Senior Director and Worldwide Head of Photographs), Nazgol Jagan (Worldwide Director of Jewels) Notable Design Lots: Marc Newson, Lockheed Lounge, c. 1990, £2,434,500 – April 2015 Isamu Noguchi, The Goodyear […]

Charles de Vaivre, Precieuses II. Photograph. Courtesy of the artist and ArtStar.

Your guide to Texas Contemporary Art Fair 2016

Texas Contemporary Art Fair returns to the Lone Star state for its highly anticipated 6th edition this September 29th through October 2nd. Houston’s premier modern and contemporary art fair gets together local and international artists, galleries and an affluent collector base. Visited by around 15,000 artists, gallerists, dealers and enthusiasts from many […]