Arte & Lusso

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Christie’s The Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Rugs and Carpets

Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Rugs and Carpets

Christie’s announces the bi-annual Autumn sale of Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Rugs and Carpets, a live auction at Christie’s King Street, London, on 26 October. The sale offers a curated selection of carpets, ceramics, manuscripts, textiles, works on paper and metalwork from the Islamic world. With objects originating from the 9th century to the 20th century and featuring a diversity of artistic traditions, the lots offered come from a geographical area stretching from Spain through to Central Asia, highlighting the global reach, influence and longevity of Islamic culture and celebrating the high standards of craftsmanship that continue to be prized by collectors today.

TEFAF New-York art

TEFAF New York Opens with Strong Sales and an Exuberant Atmosphere

A line around the block signaled the start of a well-attended TEFAF New York, which opened at the Park Avenue Armory with an invite-only Preview Day on Thursday, May 11 followed by a public opening on Friday, May 12. The 91 international exhibitors, including 13 new galleries, greeted visitors with exceptional artworks from modern and contemporary art, antiquities, jewelry, and design objects. Sales were robust with institutional acquisitions, reserves, and conversations continuing as the fair goes on.

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