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TEFAF 2015 First Impressions And Highlights

The European Fine Arts Fair (TEFAF) opened its doors to the public today in Maastricht, where for the next ten days, over 280 art, antiques and antiquities dealers will present the very best of their offerings to an anticipated 75,000 visitors.  With treasures that range from  a pearl and diamond locket that once belonged to Alice Liddell — the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland — at the stand of S.J. Phillips to contemporary jewels by German designer and sculptor Otto Jakob; from a 3rd century AD Yemeni text at Cybele to a newly-rediscovered Van Gogh watercolor  (at Dickinson) and a blue Warhol “Jackie” at Galerie Boulakia, there is — as always — far more than anyone can possibly see and digest in less than five full days.  Nonetheless, after an opening night that saw more than 10,000 VIPs down an annual average of more than 30,000 glasses of wine and Champagne, here are a few glimpses of the highlights.


Sotheby’s And Christie’s Record Contemporary Sales: Is Anyone Really Surprised?