20 January 2020
Editors’ Picks: 20 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This WeekArtnet News
As always, there is a lot to see in the city.
13 January 2020
Bathroom Reading: This 18th Century Toilet Was Disguised as a Bookmentalfloss.com
When producers of the family sitcom Leave It to Beaver wanted to air an episode in 1957 in which the Beav and brother Wally hide their pet alligator from their parents in the toilet tank, CBS was wary. Despite the fact that all humans, fictional or not, needed a commode was irrelevant to the network: It was considered in poor taste to show one.
09 January 2020
The Best 18th-Century Toilets Were Designed to Look Like Booksatlasobscure.com
READING MATERIAL AND TOILETS HAVE a special relationship. Stacks of magazines are as common a fixture of many washrooms as toilet paper, toothpaste, or towels. The porcelain-throne-as-reading-nook trope is so famous that Barnes and Noble once created a list of the five best “books to read in the bathroom,” ideal for tackling in “two- to 10-minute increments.”
28 October 2019
Story timeAntique Trade Gazette
A wealth of objects shelter under the great ‘Asian art’ umbrella — together representing five millennia of artistic endeavour across one quarter of the globe. Here we preview a series of Asian art objects available for sale at galleries and auctions over the next month, and each from a different moment in time or geography. From the cult of Monju to the beginning of a new Japanese imperial era — all tell a compelling tale. Compiled by Roland Arkell, Laura Chesters, Frances Allitt and Noelle McElhatton
09 October 2019
2019 Guardian Fine Art Asia soon to be unveiled at an unprecedented scale at the end of Octoberpeople.cn
27 June 2019
Masterpiece preview: summer’s smartest art fair returns for the 10th yearThe Telegraph
The collecting fair Masterpiece, which opens to the public tomorrow, is now in its 10th year, and in that decade has become a fixture of the London Season. Beautifully sited in the South Grounds of Chelsea’s Royal Hospital, even Mayfair would be too far east for this event which is as social as it’s serious.