Vasil Bozhkov announced that he was returning to Bulgaria

Former gambling boss and collector Vasil Bozhkov, who is based in Dubai, was adamant that he would return to Bulgaria after the elections on Sunday, July 11. He stated this in response to a question from News.bg during an online briefing in front of the media, which took place in the building of Nove Holding […]

Bob Wilson hits hard for NFT arrival

Director and artist Bob Wilson had made several video portraits of the singer, exhibited at the Louvre in 2013. He modified one of them to sell it as a non-fungible token. Lady Gaga lying murdered in her bath, bare breasts and bloody neck for more than two minutes: this is the NFT which will go […]

Calotypes by photography pioneer William Talbot on sale at Sotheby’s

Dated to the mid-1840s, nearly 200 photographs of Louis Daguerre’s unfortunate British rival will be auctioned off in April. He was the great rival of Frenchman Louis Daguerre and one of the pioneers of photography, William Talbot (1800-1877) is also one of the artists in the spotlight of a sale organized next month by Sotheby’s, […]

Additional costs eat up the margins

London Unfortunately, it is too early to say what impact Brexit will have on the UK art market, ”writes Anthony Browne of the British Art Market Federation (BAMF) on request. “At the end of the year at the earliest, you can probably have a balanced position on this.” This statement is surprising, as the BAMF […]

Curious story at “Bares for Rares”: Masonic treasure found in the trash!

Updated June 29, 2020, 4:09 p.m. Without a doubt one of the most curious find stories at “Bares for Rares”: Horst Lichter couldn’t believe how a junk seller got his valuable rarity. Sometimes you just have to be lucky: take garbage away, bring a treasure back – this sensational exchange taught a seller “Cash for […]

A sneak peek into the trafficking of antiques

Thunderbolt in the midst of Parisian art and antiques dealers. Two of its well-known members, Christophe Kunicki and her husband Richard Semper, were arrested earlier this week and placed under investigation on Friday 26 June. They are suspected of having laundered hundreds of ancient objects, worth several tens of millions of euros, from looting in […]