International Art Fairs

For fine art appreciators, there are a variety of fairs coming up over the next few weeks. First – with exhibitors including Galerie Jacques Germain, Helly Nahman, and Phoenix Ancient Art – tomorrow begins the Modern and Contemporary Art and Design Fair hosted by the European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF).…

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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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Spring Masters Armory Show Opening May 1st

The Park Avenue Armory is the venue for many annual art shows, but few are as eagerly anticipated as this year’s Spring Masters exhibition.  It is a new incarnation of what was formerly simply called The Spring Show NYC, this inaugural show is scheduled to run from May 1 through…

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The Salon: Art & Design Fair Comes to Park Avenue Armory

Park Avenue Armory is hosting ‘The Salon: Art & Design’, a fair which, according to the NY Times, “is doing an excellent job of splitting the difference between the auction-house randomness and white-cube-gallery control.” The fair is open to any form of art from any period, ranging from rare antiques…

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Phoenix Ancient Art to Showcase Antiques at Salon Point Art Monaco

Phoenix Ancient Art, a second-generation ancient art business, will take part in the third edition of the Salon Point Art Monaco next month. Joining other collectors such as Alfredo Pallesi Art Gallery, De Bartha Galerie, Maison d’Art and Opera Gallery Monaco, Phoenix will present rare antiques from ancient cultures. Some…

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