News results for ‘maps’
08 February 2019
World for Sale at CA Book FairFine Books & Collections
Daniel Crouch Rare Books is at the CA book fair this weekend and has brought a most fitting map to his booth: a playful look at the cradle of the technology industry, circa 1983. Titled simply, “Silicon Valley,” the 30” by 39” color printed map offers a chipper bird’seye view of the computer industry as it was thirty-six years ago.
01 February 2019
Collecting: India Art Fair mindful of #MeTooFinancial Time online
Plus: consolidation in the art loan market; UK council sells Modern British collection; virtual reality at Tefaf; Nicole Farhi’s new sculptures
17 January 2019
Abu Dhabi First Manuscripts Conference and ExhibitionAbuDhabiEvents
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organising the first-ever conference dedicated entirely to manuscripts in the UAE capital.
17 January 2019
Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition QuranInternational Quran News Agency
From editions of the Holy Quran dating back hundreds of years to the first edition of the Arabian Nights, the unique display offers a breathtaking view of ancient Islam.
27 December 2018
Despite—or due to—technology, collectors covet rare texts and chartsJapan Today
TOKYO - This year’s Tokyo International Antiquarian Book Fair attracted dealers, collectors and enthusiasts from around the world. But the undisputed star of the show was not books but a collection of nearly 850 maps of Japan and surrounding parts of Asia dating from 1522 to 1960, with 220 dating from before 1800.
30 October 2018
Highlights From TEFAF’s Fall Edition In New York: Old Master Paintings And Silver Skull Lightersforbes.com
TEFAF is one of those art fairs that you would imagine has something for everyone. After all, the third fall edition of TEFAF New York, which runs until this Wednesday (October 31) at the Park Avenue Armory, incorporates everything from antiquities to works from the 1920s. Items for sale include Greek antiquities, fifteenth century illuminated manuscripts, sixteenth century tapestries, Chinese ceramics, Old Master paintings, Art Deco jewelry and much more.