Tag: Swiss

Art Industry News: Andy Warhol’s Fancy Swiss Wristwatch Heads to Auction at Christie’s for 15 Minutes of Cash + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 2. NEED-TO-READ Louvre Director Resurrects Plan for Byzantine and Coptic Art Department – Newly appointed Louvre head Laurence des Cars is already distinguishing herself from her predecessor. Des Cars said she plans to launch a ...

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Storied Swiss Art Dealer Dies – ARTnews.com

Doris Ammann, a Swiss art dealer who has led Zurich’s storied Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG gallery since 1993, has died. A representative for the gallery confirmed Ammann’s death in an email, saying that she was born in 1944, making her either 76 or 77. The spokesperson said that Ammann’s death was “sudden and unexpected,” but declined to confirm an exact cause or age. ...

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18 Highly Agitated Swiss Museum Directors Are Demanding an End to Museum Closures + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, January 28. NEED-TO-READ Swiss Museum Directors Agitate for an End to Lockdown – Nearly 20 museum directors in Switzerland have signed an open letter calling for an end to museum lockdowns in the country. The ...

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Chen Zhi and Prince Group Bring the Art of Swiss Watchmaking to Cambodia | Taiwan News

BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 20 January 2021 - The global pandemic has changed the working lives of many people across the world, including in Cambodia. Chairman Neak Oknha Chen Zhi (陳志公爵) and Prince Group, being a responsible corporate citizen, have opened the Prince Horology Vocational Training Center, Cambodia's first independent watch school. The training center gives Cambodians the opportunity to learn a new artisanal skill ...

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