HELVOIRT.- TEFAF Maastricht
2019 will welcome 38 new exhibitors, following an extensive review of the Fairs selection protocols. The 2019 line-up of 276 exhibitors at TEFAF Maastricht, who cover 7,000 years of art history, promise to deliver private and institutional collectors an unparalleled collecting opportunity. In particular, TEFAF is delighted to welcome leading blue-chip modern and contemporary galleries to the Fair, joining the already stellar roster of exhibitors. TEFAF Maastricht 2019 takes place from 16 24 March 2019 at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
The art market is an eco-system; as it develops and changes so too do TEFAFs fairs. TEFAF Maastricht looks forward to welcoming back returning exhibitors and also 38 new exhibitors for 2019. The new exhibitors are spread across the eight sections (TEFAF Ancient Art, TEFAF Antiques, TEFAF Design, TEFAF La Haute Joaillerie, TEFAF Modern, TEFAF Paintings, TEFAF Paper and TEFAF Tribal), and there has been a major re-calibration in TEFAF Modern, where 13 of the 38 new exhibitors will be.
Of note is the addition to TEFAF Modern of Galerie Gmurzynska (USA), Simon Lee Gallery (UK), Pace Gallery (USA), Almine Rech (Belgium), and Sprüth Magers (UK), to name a selection. TEFAF Maastricht has long been known as the worlds leading fair for older art; with the new line up in TEFAF Modern, the Fair cements its position as the worlds leading art fair across all disciplines and periods.
The new exhibitors for 2019 are:
TEFAF Ancient Art:
Galerie Eberwein (France) specialists in Egyptian antiquities Galerie David Ghezelbash (France) specialists in archaeological artworks from the Mediterranean basin: Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Oriental art. Kallos Gallery (UK) specialists in Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Western Asiatic and European antiquities.
AR-PAB / Álvaro Roquette Pedro Aguiar Branco (France) dealers in Portuguese and Spanish colonial works of art. FD Gallery (USA) antique and vintage jewellery specialists. Galerie Gismondi (France) French and Italian furniture specialists, covering the 15th to 19th centuries. Galerie Léage (France) specialists in 18th- century French furniture and objets dart. Galerie Mermoz (France) dealers in Ethnographic art. Shibunkaku (Japan) specialists in Japanese works of art. Siegelson (USA) specialist dealers in rare, collectible jewellery. Symbolic & Chase (UK) specialists in fine jewellery, from 19th century to present day.
Alexandre Biaggi Pierre Passebon (France) 20th century furniture specialists, with a focus on the 1930s. Pierre Marie Giraud (Belgium) specialists in modern and contemporary ceramics, glass and decorative arts. Galerie du Passage (France) specialists in decorative arts from the 20th and 21st centuries.
TEFAF La Haute Joaillerie
Cindy Chao The Art Jewel (Hong Kong) contemporary jeweller creating bejewelled art works.
Galerie Gmurzynska (USA) specialists in European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from 1900 onwards. Galerie Max Hetzler (Germany) Contemporary art dealers. Gallery Hyundai (Korea, Republic of) Asian art specialists. Simon Lee Gallery (UK) modern and contemporary specialists, whose artists cover a variety of practices from sculpture and painting to video and photography. Galleria dArte Maggiore (Italy) modern art dealers specialising in 20th century masters. Mayoral (Spain) specialists in European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from 1870 onwards, Spanish Post-War Art. Fergus McCaffrey (USA) specialists in post-war Japanese works of art. kamel mennour (France) contemporary art specialists. Galerie Le Minotaure (France) specialists in Russian and Central European artists from first half of 20th century. Pace Gallery (USA) contemporary art gallery representing over 70 artists spanning 10 locations. Almine Rech (Belgium) specialists in European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from 1870 onwards, American Paintings from 1870 onwards. Sprüth Magers (UK) specialists in ground-breaking modern and contemporary art. Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois (France) gallery specialising in European Avant-Gardes since 1960s.
Bottegantica (Italy) specialists in 19th- and 20th- century works of art. Nicholas Hall (USA) specialist in Old Master and Nineteenth-century paintings, and sculpture. Piacenti Art Gallery (UK) leading dealers specialising on Old Master paintings and sculpture. Porcini (Italy) specialists in Italian works of art from the 16th to 18th centuries. Fondantico di Tiziana Sassoli (Italy) Italian Old Master specialists. Galleria Carlo Virgilio & C. (Italy) - specialists in European painting and sculpture from 18th to 20th centuries.
Galerie Alexis Bordes (France) dealers in French school paintings, drawings and sculpture, from 16th to 19th centuries. Le Claire Kunst (Germany) specialists in drawings, watercolours and pastels from the 16th to early 19th centuries. Maurizio Nobile (France) Italians Old Master drawings, paintings and sculpture specialists.
TEFAF Tribal Galerie Monbrison (France) specialists in African & Oceanic tribal art and Antiquities.
As part of the continued drive by the organization as a whole towards modernization and change, this year TEFAF introduced a more transparent selection protocol for TEFAF Maastricht, which has led to a number of new dealers being invited to join the Fair this is at its most obvious in the Modern section. I would like to thank the three section Chairs Paul Smeets (Paintings); Christophe de Quénetain (Antiques) and Christophe Van de Weghe (Modern) for their leadership and enthusiasm and to all the selection committees for embracing this change and for their hard work and commitment, said Nanne Dekking, Chairman of TEFAF.