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Falcon Fine Art add new Business Development Manager

Guy Vaissière former Sotheby’s business director has joined Falcon Fine Art as a Business Development Manager. The new appointment has been made to drive continued growth and build brand presence. Guy will be responsible for maintaining existing client relationships, driving growth and building brand presence. Before Vatissière joined Falcon Fine …

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Art Recovery Group recover colombian artefact from London Auction House

Art Recovery Group have recovered an indigenous Colombian artefact 80 years after it dissappeared. The ceramic sculpture was offered for sale at a London auction house earlier this year, after almost a century missing. It was last catalogued in a museum in Cartagena, Colombia  in 1939 before disappearing inexplicably, and …


Unbolted & Forum Auctions offer new finance facility

Auction house Forum Auctions has teamed up with financier Unbolted to create a new finance facility. A collector bought a Shakespeare first folio worth £850,000 as the first deal using the services. The new innovative liquidity facility allows buyers to combine asset-backed loans with auction advances to bring a greater …

Art LawNews

New law firm Amineddoleh & Associates launches

Art lawyer Leila Aminedolleh has founded new law firm Amineddoleh & Associates, which will focus on art law and intellectual property law. Based in the New York city, Amineddoleh & Associates LLC will be a full-service law firm, providing legal services to individuals and businesses throughout the world. With an …

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The financier at Masterpiece – an interview with Tim Hunter, Falcon Fine Art

While Masterpiece is the dealer’s domain, it attracts a whole host of fascinating and important players. Certainly, art financiers play a crucial role – pumping liquidity into the art market, and facilitating purchases across the industry. Tim Hunter, Vice President of art financier Falcon Fine Art – a co-partner of …

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Tickets go on sale for London’s first ever Art Night

Tickets have gone on sale for London’s first ever Art Night that will incorporate the Strand and surrounding areas in the capital. London’s streets will play host to works by artists including Cecilia Bengolea who will be exhibiting at East Piazza in Covent Garden and Koo Jeong A who will …


Bonhams breaks records at Middle Eastern and Lebonese art event

Art auctioneers Bonhams has broken ten records at its Middle Eastern and Lebonese contemporary art event. The sales broke 10 records for seven artists from the Art of the Lebanon sale and three from the Middle Eastern Modern and Contemporary Art sale. The top-selling lot, Nubian House by Hussein Bicar, …

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Christie’s owner Pinault to unveil collection in Paris gallery

The owner of Christie’s auction house François Pinault is to house his €1.2bn collection of contemporary masters at the Bourse de Commerce in the French capital of Paris in the vicinity of the Louvre. The luxury goods magnate that also is a major shareholder in retailer Kering Group has a …

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The Clarion List expands offering to London

The Clarion List the directory of art service providers has added London to its portfolio and expanded its offering to cover 24 US art markets upping its listings by 66% to a total of more than 4,000 entries. Created by former Christie’s executives Jessica Paindiris and Gaia Banovich the platform …

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Art Dubai appoints former journalist Myrna Ayad as fair director

Art Dubai has appointed Myrna Ayad to its senior management team in the role of fair director. She will take up her post on 1 May this year and start working on the eleventh event alongside VIP relations director Lela Csáky and international director Pablo del Val. The current director …