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 […]

Mearto welcomes Artcurial!

Mearto welcomes Artcurial!

Ranking 9th on Art+Auction Top 25 Auction Houses of 2015, Artcurial takes its place among Mearto’s selection of the best auction houses. Artcurial auction house consists of a team of 120 people at your disposal to attend to your needs as a buyer or seller. The company hosts over a […]