IADAA  The International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art (IADAA) was formed in London in 1993. IADAA is the international association of leading dealers in works of ancient art with high ethical standards. Members adhere to a stringent code of conduct designed to serve not only the interests of their clients but also the integrity […]

Damien Hirst – Biennale di Venezia

18 May 2017 by Elise Millien Damien Hirst and his treasures from the sea One of the main attractions of the 57th edition of the Biennale di Venezia is the exhibition “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable” by Damien Hirst, the staging of which is shared between Punta della Dogana and the Grassi Palace. […]


 from: THE ART NEWS PAPER  November 2016 Pergamon Museum renovation costs spiral as reopening is delayed Authorities consider alternative location to show Berlin museum’s prized Pergamon Altar Comment by CATHERINE HICKLEY | 1 November 2016 Pergamon Museum (© Photo: SMB/Maximilian Meisse) The estimated cost of renovating Berlin’s Pergamon Museum has rocketed to €477m, almost double […]


  THE GRAND EGYPTIAN MUSEUM   Excerpt from: The Art News Paper,  30 August 2016 by SILVIA MAZZA, HANNAH MCGIVERN The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), a gateway to the history of the pharaohs under construction outside Cairo, is attempting to do the impossible: hold its own next to the pyramids of Giza. Egypt’s ministry of […]

Etruscan Sarcophagi

From APOLLO 24 August 2016: What can two Etruscan sarcophagi teach us about ourselves? Phoebe Segal 24 AUGUST 2016 Sarcophagus and lid with portraits of husband and wife (detail; late 4th–early 3rd century BC), Etruscan; Volcanic tuff.   Photo © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston In recent years, as the museum world has pursued a […]