I have always had ambiguous feelings about the annual Masterpiece London fine art and antiques fair, now under the umbrella of the Art Basel Group.
The initial omens are not good. As you go into Masterpiece 2018, the first thing that greets you – though ‘greets’ is the wrong word, it stands there as if trying to block your entry
A decidedly rare and never-before-displayed Andy Warhol painting will make its public debut at Masterpiece London from 25 June to 1 July. The work depicts socialite and Manhattan-based real estate attorney Olga Berde Mahl and is unsurprisingly titled The Socialite. The painting was created between 1986–87, and comes to the fair courtesy of Indianapolis gallery […]
Over 5,175 UK and international collectors, many of who had flown in especially to attend the third fair has confirmed Masterpiece in a unique position as a central force to the international art market. ‘This year has seen Masterpiece London settle in and cement its position at the centre of London’s vibrant art market…’ said […]
Co-chairs Named for Masterpiece London JUNE 28 – JULY4 2012 New York: Eleven leading galleries from the United States have signed on to exhibit at this summer’s Masterpiece London, the yearly art, antiques and design fair renowned for the pre-eminence of its selections. Returning to Masterpiece London are Kentshire Galleries, Michele Beiny, Les Enluminures, Safani […]
London now has its own equivalent to the Maastricht fine art and antiques fair. Launched last year, Masterpiece covers all periods of art and objects. The quality of this fair is superb and unprecedented. Taking a stroll through the fair reminds one of the experience of walking through a 19th century shopping arcade. Masterpiece immediately […]