THE FINEST OF ART AND DESIGN JOIN THE TEFAF TRANSATLANTIC CONVERSATION:
Art investment advisory firm Artvest Partner joins TEFAF for the New York Fall Fair this October, for yet another session of insightful discussions and an abundant exhibition of fine art, interior and rare antiques. It’s is TEFAF’s debut outside Europe and it nurtures a fabulous meeting ground for a global community of dealers, collectors, curators, interior designers and art-and-antiques enthusiasts.
The most appealing feature of this event is the fact that its participating dealers are selected by a committee comprising four members of the TEFAF New York Boards, and four external US art experts. All the selected dealers are leaders in their respective field, and most of them are either new to the New York scene or returning after a long absence.
This is a rare opportunity for fine art and design aficionados to purchase various masterpieces across multiple collecting areas including furniture, decoration, ceramics, glass, silver, textiles, tapestries, antiquities, jewellery, paintings, sculptures, books, manuscripts, arms and armour. On top of it all, TEFAF also offers exquisite collections in Tribal, Oceanic and Ethnographic Art, Asian Art and Fabergé, thus presenting objects of interest and high quality for every visitor.
The Fall edition will take over Park Avenue Armory’s entire Manhattan building, and it will be complemented by two special exhibitions – one presented by the Rijksmuseum on the 17th century Dutch draughtsman Hercules Segers, and the other is a collection of exquisite wonders inspired by Dutch Golden Age cabinets of curiosities, presented as a collaboration between three dealers: Kunstkammer Georg Laue (Munich/London), Blumka Gallery (New York), and Kunsthandlung Julius Böhler (Starnberg, Germany).
Exhibitors include Hemmerle (Munich), Peter Finer (London), French & Company LLC (New York), Les Enluminures (Paris), Alessandra di Castro (Rome), Galerie Didier Claes (Brussels), Blumka Gallery (New York), Ariadne Galleries (New York), Otto Jakob (Karlsruhe) and Reza (Paris), to name but a few.
The opening night on 21st October will be the subject of a reception hosted by the Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK). All proceeds will go towards cancer research as part of MSK’s primary function. TEFAF NY Fall will take place from 22nd until 26th October, and it will later be followed by its Spring edition from 4th until 9th May 2017, which will specifically focus on 20th century art.
For 30 years, TEFAF (The European Fine Art Foundation) has organised TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s foremost fair of art, antiques and design presented annually in Maastricht, Netherlands. It represents the highest level of quality and connoisseurship and has an unsurpassed reputation for vetting. The New York fair will bring together an extraordinary variety of museum-quality art and antiques, offered by expert dealers from around the world. (Source: TEFAF)