Fairs

Rubens anyone? Brafa report from Bruxelles

Rubens anyone? Brafa report from Bruxelles

Museum pieces again this year at BRAFA in Brussels. Far from the haughtiness of TEFAF, the Belgians continue to attract more and more visitors (64 thousand against the 61 thousand of the 2017 edition) and to offer very interesting objects. The star of the exhibition is definitely a RUBENS, recently rediscovered, after appearing at Christie’s auction in […]

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Art conservation meets science at Florence Heri-Tech

Art conservation meets science at Florence Heri-Tech

The next Salone dell’Arte e del Restauro will be on 16-18 May ’18 at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Florence (I). This year’s edition presents an important new element: alongside the usual event, an international conference Florence Heri-tech has been organized (deadline for abstracts submission 15 Nov ’17). The international scientific community will gather to discuss about conservation, diagnostic and fruition […]

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Where do you buy masterpieces?

Where do you buy masterpieces?

In the year of Hieronymus Bosch (500 years after his death) to see his works you could go to his hometown, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, (or, as the Dutch say, Den Bosch) in the Netherlands, otherwise in Vienna or Berlin… To buy them instead, you could go to BRAFA, the antique fair in Brussels, where available for sale were the […]

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