Joan Mitchell’s Mid 1900’s Paintings Provide the Breakout Fall Show of 2018

Last week Joan Mitchell: Paintings from the Middle of the Last Century, 1953–1962 opened at Cheim and Read in Chelsea. The exhibition considers one of the most productive nine-year periods of the painter’s life. Mitchell came to fame in the 1950s and continued to make waves within the art world for her large-scale gestural abstract expressionist paintings in the decades to come. Within... Read More

Frieze New York 2018 Wows Audiences Again

[caption id="attachment_12215" align="alignnone" width="640"] Shot of art-goers at Frieze 2018. Source: 2018[/caption] Frieze New York 2018 took over Randall's Island once again in one of the biggest contemporary art fairs of the spring. Featuring over 1,000 artists from galleries around the world, Frieze brought together some of the best and brightest in the art world... Read More

TEFAF New York Spring 2018 Draws Impressive Crowds and Artworks

[caption id="attachment_12194" align="alignnone" width="3614"] Source: TEFAF[/caption] Last week the European art fair, TEFAF, launched its spring edition at the Park Avenue Armory. Now in its second year, the TEFAF New York Spring 2018 show drew impressive crowds and galleries from across the globe. This year's fair featured a mix of contemporary and modern art, mixed... Read More

“One Basquiat”: A Brooklyn Homecoming

[caption id="attachment_11840" align="alignnone" width="603"] Source: Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988). Untitled, 1982. Collection of Yusaku Maezawa. © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York.[/caption] Last month the Brooklyn Museum unveiled its latest exhibition “One Basquiat.” What is unique about this show, is that it centres around the painting “Untitled (1982)”. The painting which sold... Read More

How to Build an Antique Jewellery Collection

Antique jewelry, like art, property, or automobiles can also serve as an investment. The items that you amass over the course of building your collection will come to define you. Whether you’ve been collecting jewelry for years, or are just starting to get your collection together, there is a lot to consider. From the type... Read More