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Encountering Beauty: Precious Stones

In this episode we’ll be hearing about precious stones – about how artists and patrons have lusted for their lustre across civilisations, and of how their brilliance has thrilled beholders over centuries. We’ll learn how the meanings of different stones have shifted over time and as they’ve crossed borders, and about how changing techniques of cutting or working with them have added new facets to their appeal.   Thomas Marks, editor of Apollo magazine, is delighted to be joined by Sandra Crona
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Pierres de Caractère: an exploration of Earth's Treasures

“Every stone has a soul of its own,” Claude Arpels used to say.   For over a century, exceptional stones – or ‘Pierres de Caractère’ - have been at the centrepiece of Van Cleef & Arpels’ creativity. From diamonds to coloured gems, the Maison seeks excellence but also character, that spiritual quality which awakens the senses and instils a unique emotion.  Dive into the earth and meet its treasures, discovering the origin and evolution of the ‘big four’ precious stones – emerald, ruby, diamond a
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Object of the Month: The Cheapside Hoard

Selected by Hazel Forsyth Senior Curator Medieval & Early Modern Collections; Curator of the Cheapside Hoard. For almost 300 years a buried treasure lay undisturbed below the cellar of a 17th century building in Cheapside, one of London’s busiest streets.  No one knew it was there until workmen excavated the cellar in 1912, and saw something glinting below. They had uncovered what is now known and celebrated as The Cheapside Hoard the greatest cache of Elizabethan and early Stuart jewellery in
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Object of the Month: A New Generation

Wallace Chan (陈世英born 1956), A New Generation, 2018 © Trustees of the British Museum. Selected by Jessica Harrison-Hall Head of Chinese Section and Curator of the Sir Percival David Collection, British Museum. The British Museum is renowned for its extraordinary historic collections which document mankind’s history from the earliest times to the present day. From the time of its founder, Sir Hans Sloane, in 1753, to the present, its curators have always collected contemporary material alongside
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Award Winners | Masterpiece Online 2021

Reflecting the Fair’s theme of Encountering Beauty through the Material World, 12 works of art (six pre-1900; six post-1900) have been chosen by the Awards Committee that have been judged to be outstanding, perhaps undiscovered, rare and exceptionally provenanced, and their creation demonstrating an innovative interpretation of one of the following materials: Stone/Marble, Wood, Pigment, Bronze/Metal, Ceramic, Precious Stone. THE COMMITTEE  Philip Hewat-Jaboor – Chairman, Masterpiece London Mel
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Through the Eyes of the Maker: Van Cleef & Arpels

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Material Visions: Precious Stones | Helen Molesworth, Quartz

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Material Visions: Precious Stones | Helen Molesworth, Emeralds

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Material Visions: Precious Stones | Helen Molesworth, Sapphire

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Cross-Collecting, from West to East | 跨界收藏,无问西东

Chairman of the Fair, Philip Hewat-Jaboor in conversation with the collector Feng Tang at the Sir John Soane Museum.

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Curated Highlights: Books, Prints & Manuscripts

With Louis Marchesano, Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Curated Highlights: 20th Century Design

With Daniel Malarkey, Art Advisor

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Curated Highlights: Corrie Jackson

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Curated Highlights: Sculpture

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Curated Highlights: Philip Hewat-Jaboor, Chairman of the Fair

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Curated Highlights: Jewellery

With David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti, Co-Founders, Understanding Jewellery

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Curated Highlights: Contemporary Art

With Henry Little, Executive Director, The Fine Art Group

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Curated Highlights: Min-Zheng Veneau, Art Advisor

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Curated Highlights: Modern British Art

With Jo Baring, Director, Ingram Collection

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Curated Highlights: Barnaby Barford, Artist

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Curated Highlights: Joy Moyler, Interior Designer

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Curated Highlights: Ceramic & Glassware

With Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at The Corning Museum of Glass

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Curated Highlights: Master Paintings

With Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliffe, Art Historian

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Curated Highlights: Alia Al Senussi, Cultural Strategist

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