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06 March 2020
The Objects with the Most Intriguing Provenance at TEFAF Maastrichtgaleriemagazine.com
From a Hellenistic sculpture owned by Andy Warhol to an astronomy book from Mary, Queen of Scots, these incredible works of art boast illustrious histories
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.”
09 October 2019
2019 Guardian Fine Art Asia soon to be unveiled at an unprecedented scale at the end of Octoberpeople.cn
08 December 2017
Dealer Daniel Crouch brings New York maps home to the Winter Antiques ShowAntiques Trade Gazette
New York, London and Paris will be put on the map at the stand of Daniel Crouch Rare Books in the new year at the Winter Antiques Show in Park Avenue Armory in New York.
05 December 2017
Daniel Crouch Rare Books Will Show Monumental City Maps at the Winter Antiques ShowFine Books & Collections
Daniel Crouch Rare Books will bring maps of three of the most exciting cities in the world to the Winter Antique Show, which runs from 19 - 28 January in New York’s Park Avenue Armory.