TEFAF Maastricht 2016
Helvoirt, December 8, 2015. Five galleries from France, The Netherlands and the UK have been selected to take part in TEFAF Showcase, the section that gives galleries a one-off opportunity to exhibit at TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art fair. The selected dealers are specialists in a range of disciplines that include tribal art; decorative arts & design (1870-1910); art nouveau, art deco and 20th century design; Renaissance and baroque bronzes and master drawings from the 16th to 20th centuries. The chosen galleries will exhibit in a specially designed area at the fair, which takes place at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre), The Netherlands from 11-20 March 2016.
“Each year TEFAF Showcase introduces some exceptionally talented new dealers to TEFAF,” commented Ben Janssens, member of the TEFAF Executive Committee. “It is particularly pleasing to note the number of these dealers that have graduated from TEFAF Showcase to becoming long-term participants in the fair itself.”
TEFAF Showcase was established in 2008 to give recently established galleries the opportunity to participate in TEFAF and to gain experience of being part of a major international art event.It also introduces collectors at the fair to some of the most interesting emerging galleries from around the world.
The conditions for applicants for TEFAF Showcase are:
The gallery or dealer operates at a high level in their field
The gallery or dealer has international standing
The gallery or dealer must have been in business for at least three but no more than ten years
All works to be shown at TEFAF are pre-vetted
TEFAF Showcase galleries 2016 are:
Galerie Laurent Dodier, 10bis la Butte, 50300 Le Val Saint Père, France Based in Normandy, Laurent Dodier has been a dealer since 1981 but has specialised in tribal art since 2005. Telephone:+33 2334 87 591, email@example.com, laurentdodier.com. Oscar Graf Gallery, 15 rue de Seine, 75006 Paris, France Oscar Graf’s Paris based gallery is devoted to French, British and American furniture and works of art from 1870 to 1910, a period that marks the birth of modern design. Telephone: + 33 1820 91 484, firstname.lastname@example.org, oscar-graf.com.
Kunstconsult, Smederij 4, 1185 ZR Amstelveen, The Netherlands Kunstconsult specialises in art nouveau, art deco, modernism and 20th century design, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines including furniture, textiles, sculpture and painting. Telephone: +31 20 341 64 76, email@example.com, wkunstconsult.nl.
Onno van Seggelen Fine Arts, Schepenstraat 97B, 3039 ND Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dealing privately from his Rotterdam gallery, Onno van Seggelen stocks a wide range of master drawings from the 16th to the 20th centuries and counts many leading museums amongst his clients. Telephone: + 31 6411 78742, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, onnovanseggelen.com.
Benjamin Proust Fine Art Limited, 43-44 New Bond Street, London W1S 2SA, UK In his London gallery, Benjamin Proust has a wide range of sculpture from antiquity to the 20th century but renaissance and baroque sculpture are areas of particular interest and specialisation. Telephone: + 44 20 7409 1901, e-mail email@example.com, benjaminproust.com.
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