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Reinventing the old

Armed with a sharp tip, Georgia Russell chisels deep inside the written word to extract its essence, giving birth to living shapes.

Georgia Russell is a young Scottish visual artist and graduate of the Royal College of Art. After winning a competition to reside in an artist’s residence in Paris, her explorations of the city became a source of inspiration to her imagination. Her wanderings led her to the booksellers along the banks of the Seine. What happened next? FOUR meets her at Masterpiece London 2014 to find out. Do you actually cut real books for your...

June 25, 2014

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#FOURNEWS | Masterpiece London

Celebrating its fifth year, Masterpiece fair is coming back to London as the city’s main Summer art event on the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea from 26 June to 2 July…

Offeringmuseum-quality art, antiques, jewellery and design from over 150 carefully selected and highly respected galleries worldwide, Masterpiece London is one to head to for the finest antiques and contemporary items. Offering over 3000 years’ worth of art history from antiquity to contemporary Masterpiece London provides something of interest for every visitor, presenting a unique opportunity to collect across multiple categories...

June 25, 2014

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Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The biggest event of its kind, Goodwood will feature some of the most successful drivers and riders in the history of motor sport from 26 to 29 June in Chichester, West Sussex…

What? The largest event of its kind in the world featuresthe most successful drivers and riders in the history of motor sportthe Cartier Style et Luxe competition, the Forest Rally Stage and The Bonhams Sale of fine cars, exhibition and activity areas. This year, the theme of the festival is 'addicted to speed', attractinglegendsof Formula 1, rallying, sportscars, US racing, motorcycle grands prix and freestylemotocross. The three day...

June 09, 2014

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Art at Auction

Leading auction house Phillips deals in contemporary art, modern and contemporary editions, photographs, design, and jewellery. FOUR catches up with Robert Kennan — Head of Modern and Contemporary Editions, London — for insight on Phillips’ upcoming June 12th sale, featuring pieces by Hirst, Warhol and Picasso

Will there be a focus category at Philips’ upcoming June sale? Not specifically, once a core of works are consigned we start to find themes. We like to ensure we have a balanced selection of works, from the most desirable cutting edge works by Lucien Smith to instantly recognisable modern masters such as Richter. 
What kind of buyer are you looking to attract? Our clients are very international and many actively collect in...

June 03, 2014

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