Art

The Best the World Can Offer

by Lily Hoagland In a time when Christie’s is breaking records with every auction and the art world keeps inflating its economic bubble with outrageous sums, the European Fine Arts Fair (TEFAF) offers the genteel civility of impeccable standards. TEFAF has established itself as the place where galleries display their finest art and antiques. Sellers …

Auctions of Cinematic Scale

by Alex R. Travers Everyone wanted it or feared it. Men were killed for it. And in late November 2013, Bonhams, one of the oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques, sold it for $4,085,000. Still wondering what it is? “It’s the stuff that dreams are made of”—the iconic lead statuette used in …