Saturday, July 22, 2017

Old Masters art work from across five millennia attracts high profile buyers across the globe

Detail of 'The Capture Of Christ', Matthias Stomer, 1649, oil on canvas.
LONDON---The new-look summer installment of London Art Week concluded on the 7th July, during which time unprecedented footfall was recorded to the partner galleries across the city. The event attracted visitors from across the globe, with buyers traveling from as far afield as Saudi Arabia and North America, as the art world descended on the capital for the week-long celebration of Old Master art. The diverse range of art at such differing entry points helped to make July’s London Art Week one of the most accessible and successful iteration of the event to date, attracting well-versed art collectors and first time buyers as well as curators and directors from the world’s great art museums. [More]