This epic five-day fair brings together fine art, antiques and design from collectors, exhibitors and curators from around the globe. The works on sale, in the custom-built pavilion in the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, are a mix of contemporary and antique stunning pieces, which inspire and evoke passionate discussion amount the throng of distinguished guests.
Masterpiece London is, as always, a display of proportionate English pomp and glamour, akin to diamonds under itchy tweed. Last year, over 35,000 visitors from across the world spent over £100 million over the duration of the fair. The most opulent and outrageously designed booths were of course, either French or Italian, who offered dysfunctional pieces, stretching from baroque to Belle Epoque. Masterpiece remains a leader in art fairs, not least for it’s unique ability to deal in the most luxurious of pieces in a pleasant and tasteful manner.
Offering museum-quality works, this year’s highlights include a portrait of attorney Olga Berde Mahl by Andy Warhol on Long-Sharp Gallery‘s stand, one of the finest collections of clocks at Carter Marsh & Co’s stand, Geoffrey Diner Gallery presented two iconic Tiffany Studios lamps and a marble head of Aphrodite was showcased by the Ariadne Galleries.
Masterpiece London is on until the 1st of July 2015 and runs annually.
Featured Image: Guests at Brunswick Fine Art by Andy Barnham
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