The Math Behind David Geffen’s $150m Gift to LACMA
The Math Behind David Geffen’s $150m Gift to LACMA
October 25,2017 -MasterArt news

The Math Behind David Geffen’s $150m Gift to LACMA

David Geffen is being hailed as the most generous donor to an art museum possibly ever. That praise comes as a result of his recent gift of $150m tow...

TEFAF New York Fall Rooted in Excellence
TEFAF New York Fall Rooted in Excellence
October 25,2017 -MasterArt news

TEFAF New York Fall Rooted in Excellence

TEFAF returns this weekend to the Park Avenue Armory in New York for its second Fall Fair. With Dutch firm Tom Postma Design once again transforming ...

Saint Nicholas Delivers More Than Toys This Year
Saint Nicholas Delivers More Than Toys This Year
October 25,2017 -MasterArt news

Saint Nicholas Delivers More Than Toys This Year

The Christian Bishop known as Saint Nicholas (who died in 343 AD) was renowned for his generosity. Magnanimous acts - such as dumping bags of gold do...

Who Bought the Le Cong Ru Bowl?
Who Bought the Le Cong Ru Bowl?
October 25,2017 -MasterArt news

Who Bought the Le Cong Ru Bowl?

On 3 October, Sotheby’s Hong Kong sold the most expensive work of Chinese porcelain ever. The blue brush washer bowl, likely used by an imperial call...

Dealer Profile: Helga Matzke – Antique Silver Specialists
Dealer Profile: Helga Matzke – Antique Silver Specialists
October 23,2017 -MasterArt news

Dealer Profile: Helga Matzke – Antique Silver Specialists

MasterArt is pleased to present a new series of articles profiling some of the most prestigious galleries and dealers in the business. Our first deal...

Sotheby’s Bumps Up Inaugural Prize Amount to $280,000
Sotheby’s Bumps Up Inaugural Prize Amount to $280,000
October 18,2017 -MasterArt news

Sotheby’s Bumps Up Inaugural Prize Amount to $280,000

Last May, Sotheby’s auction house announced it would award a new annual prize to museums in need of funding to support exhibitions that “might reveal...

MoMA Collection visits France for the First Time
MoMA Collection visits France for the First Time
October 18,2017 -MasterArt news

MoMA Collection visits France for the First Time

One of the most spectacular structures to be built in Europe in the past decade is the Louis Vuitton Foundation museum in Paris. Earlier this year, t...