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Sotheby’s Signs “Definitive Agreement” to Be Acquired by BidFairUSA; But Wait, There May Still Be a Twist

Last month Sotheby’s signed a "definitive" merger agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an entity wholly owned by the French-Israeli “media and telecom entrepreneur, as well as art collector”,…

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Featured Exhibit

Francis Bolton: Missionary for the Linked Ring

By Alex Novak

Francis Alfred Bolton was born in England in 1866 to a wealthy family. He inherited the family's extensive copper works outside Cheadle and the nearby estate of…

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Collecting Resources

The Care and Handling of Fine Art Photographs

Because photographs can easily be damaged, taking precautionary measures is the best defense in protecting their value. This article is designed to help you understand the basic care and…

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