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Masterpiece London Expands Talks Program

Masterpiece London Talks & Education Program
(Courtesy: Masterpiece London)

Beyond its scope as London’s biggest art fair, Masterpiece London presents an opportunity to learn about art and the art market. With an expanded Talks and Education Program, the Masterpiece London 2018 Talks series has something to offer every art lover, including daily highlight tours with postgraduates of Sotheby's  Institute of Art, a curated lecture series and informal lectures at various stands. For those who appreciate the more ethereal pleasures of life, there will be Champagne tastings with Perrier-Jouet.

Chopard will be hosting “High Jewellery and Fine Watchmaking Craftsmanship Presentations” daily through the four days of the fair (June 28-July 4). Also, Susan Moore will host a series of Slow Art Workshops in the Chopard Lounge at noon each day of the fair.

Other events include:

—Justine Picardie, Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s Bazaar, presenting “Coco Chanel — The Fashioning of a Modern Woman” followed by a book signing.

—Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, gardens adviser to Historic Royal Palaces, and Dr. Terry Gough, head of Gardens and Estates, Historic Royal Palaces, will discuss their involvement in the refurbishment of the gardens at Hampton Court and Kensington Palace.

—Adrian Sassoon will participate at the Slow Art Workshop.

—A half-day symposium, co-hosted by Masterpiece London and Dr Thomas Marks, editor of Apollo, will be held for those in the art trade interested in engaging in constructive discussion, networking and exchanging knowledge and practical advice with the preeminent museum curators of tomorrow and the emerging stars of the art and antiques trade.

More than 40,000 visitors are expected to attend the fair for its fine art, design pieces, and for the cultural, culinary and social experiences on offer; 160 exhibitors, from all across the world, will be taking part in this year’s Masterpiece London. 

The fair will be on through July 4, 2018, at South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 4LW, UK.

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Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the fair.                            

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