TMA’s July 2017 Program

Thanks to various sponsors (including an anonymous donor, ProdMedica and Dina and Hicham Aboutaam), the July 2017 Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) program has an impressive lineup. Getting off to a good start with The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the early fifth Century B.C. organized by…

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Fusing Modern and Ancient Art

When it comes to popularity, antiquities art has not held top ranking.  In recent times however, this has shifted, as modern and contemporary art collectors start taking a heftier interest in the field. But why now?  What is making someone like Stephen Sills, an interior designer-cum-art-collector who lives in Manhattan,…

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Strengthening the French-US Cultural Bond

The Versailles Foundation Inc., recently held its annual benefit dinner. The foundation – established with the purpose of “promoting French-American friendship and cultural exchange, primarily through providing support for the preservation, maintenance and rehabilitation of important French historical monuments” – each year holds the benefit within the presence of a…

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This Year’s International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show

The 24th annual International Fine Art & Antique Dealers show returned to the Park Avenue Armory last month, thrilling art and history enthusiasts alike. The event hosted more than 60 exhibitors, featuring works including fine paintings, sculptors, antiquities and jewelry. The Epoch Times recently released snippets from a press preview…

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56th Year of the Brussels Antiques and Fine Arts Fair

The Brussels Antiques and Fine Arts Fair, also known as Brafa, recently closed its 56th year. In the past, antique fairs were held in cities like New York and Paris, but they are now branching out to other historically picturesque European cities as well. Brafa’s event this year, which took…

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Ancient Art Works of Faience Showcased at Phoenix Ancient Art

An exhibition showcasing remarkable ancient art works of faience from the private Aboutaam family collection will open at Phoenix Ancient Art in New York this week, continuing through December. The works include three blue-green faience hippopotami, similar to the beloved Egyptian “William” in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Two of…

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