‘This discovery is really exciting because it shows for certain that this figure was consecrated in the 15th century’ – I interviewed a specialist about this 600-years-old bronze.
Read more: www.christies.com/features/5-minutes-with-a-bronze-Bodhisattva-containing-hidden-treasures-9461-3.aspx
‘You look at this moonflask and you know that you’re standing in front of something important’ – read my interview with a Christie’s specialist about one of the largest flasks he’s ever seen.
Read here: www.christies.com/features/5-minutes-with-A-Yongzheng-Period-moonflask-9433-3.aspx
My first blog post for Christie’s is online!
It was fascinating to learn more about this very iconic Pop Art. I saw his public commission Honey, I Twisted Through More Damn Traffic Today on the New York High Line back in 2014, but had no idea it was him. Or who he was, actually. I thought it was just witty graffiti…
Read here: http://www.christies.com/features/10-things-to-know-about-Ed-Ruscha-8074-1.aspx
So many things to see, so little time! From late September to December many very exciting exhibitions will be opening around London – most are not about architecture but I am still desperate to see them. Here are the ones that are on the top of my list:
“This boy is a genius, but he will drive me crazy.” – Henry Duveen
I recently finished reading S. N Behrman’s biography on Joseph Duveen (1869–1939), one of the most influential art dealers of the 20th century. Below are six of my favourite anecdotes from the biography on entrepreneurship and wit, which I hope you will also find entertaining.