Design Styles

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Martyn Cook: Tribute to a Professional Master of His Trade

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Martyn Cook (1958-2019) was a true Renaissance man, one whose thirst for knowledge was exceeded only by his desire for more; the epitome of a compleat gentleman

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Tapestry: Thousands of Threads Weaving the Story of Life

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Tapestry is a hand-woven material with a ribbed surface created as the design is woven, the combinations of threads forming a picture, weaving the story of life

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The Winter Show – 65 Years of Arts, Design and History

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Celebrating 65 years of helping others improve their lives is a ten day annual benefit, The Winter Show for the charitable East Side House Settlement, New York

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Escher and nendo: Between 2 Worlds – NGV World Premiere Show

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Escher and nendo: Between Two Worlds, a world premiere exhibition now open at NGV International, features dazzling 3 dimensional and immersive optical illusions

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Melbourne Cup Australia – The Horse In Flight, Art and Life

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Through the centuries horses contributed to the cultural development of nearly every country on earth and in art, in flight and in life certainly enriched it

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Luigi Valadier – 18th Century Roman Silversmith at The Frick

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A rare neoclassical style vase by Luigi Valadier,18th century Roman silversmith will go on show at The Frick Collection, NY, 31 October through 20 January 2019

Detail Chinoiserie figures

AA&ADA Antique Fair, Sydney, 2018 – Art, Design and Living

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Members of the Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association August 16 – 19 in Sydney will present a wondrous array of art, antiques, design & jewellery for sale

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The Melbourne Fair 2018 – Art, Design, Fashion and Style

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The Melbourne Fair 2018 will feature more than 60 of Australia’s best dealers of antiques and 20th century vintage collectables, which are aligned to Modernism